Dr. Avi Ashkenazi, Director of the Headache and Facial Pain Clinic and Dr. Shira Markovich, Senior Neurologist, presented at the conference the unique treatment options for chronic headaches, including Botox injections and nerve anesthesia that causes headaches, which are used in the unique clinic at Shaare Zedek “Which provides a comprehensive solution for all types of headaches using advanced and unique methods.
Dr. Gilad Yahalom, director of the Movement Disorders Clinic, presented an approach to Botox injections under ultrasound imaging that is used to more accurately treat various movement disorders and leads to a significant improvement in patients’ quality of life.
Dr. Roni Eichel, director of the Department of Neurology and Stroke Unit, said: “So far, the time window for treating a sharp stroke has been intravenous administration of a blood clot (rtPA) four and a half hours after the onset of the stroke, and the window of time for brain rescue by Catheter retrieval was up to six hours. However, the Department of Cerebral Catheterization, headed by Dr. Yaakov Amsalem, can now treat large blood clots in the brain through catheterization that cause a stroke up to 24 hours from the start of the event.
“We can say that we have broken the time limits within which we can save the brain in the event of a blockage by a blood clot. , “Dr. Eichel said at the conference.
Prof. Nathan Bornstein, director of the Brain System at Shaare Zedek, who initiated and chaired the conference, said: “This is part of the service to the community. Solutions are offered for all problems related to brain and nervous system activity. We encourage community physicians to refer patients with any neurological problem and we are prepared to receive them. ”