Treatments

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  • Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit

    Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU) patients receive intensive medical and nursing management for post-surgical and post-interventional conditions, as well as stroke, cerebral hemorrhage, seizure, and head and spinal cord injuries.

  • Vascular Neurosurgery Program

    The Endovascular and Open Vascular Neurosurgery Program at Massachusetts General Hospital specializes in Neuroendovascular problems of the brain and spinal cord, including brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and carotid disease.

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    Contact us: 617-726-3303

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  • Midlife Women's Health Center

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Midlife Women’s Health Center brings together experts from more than 15 specialties to improve, promote and advance health care for women at menopause and beyond through research, collaboration and education.

    Contact us: 617-726-6776

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  • Psychology Assessment Center

    The pediatric neuropsychology specialists at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Psychology Assessment Center provide neuropsychological assessments to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological, medical, genetic and developmental disorders.

    For more information, please call: 617-643-3997

Currently Browsing:Speech, Language and Swallowing Disorders

  • Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy

    This therapy approach is designed to help the individual develop skills and learn compensatory strategies to improve how he/she functions at home, school, and/or at work. This type of therapy addresses difficulties with attention, learning new information, memory, time management, planning, organization, and problem-solving. Tailored to meet the individual needs of the patient with cognitive and executive function deficits, our approach emphasizes the development of metacognitive and self-awareness skills.

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Clinical Trials

The following related clinical trials and research studies are currently seeking participants at Massachusetts General Hospital. Search for clinical trials and studies in another area of interest.

News

  • Supporting Stroke Services - 5/1/2015, Mass General

    Lee H. Schwamm, MD, executive vice chairman of Neurology and director of the Mass General Stroke Service, shares information about strokes, warning signs and advances in stroke care.

  • Safe landing - 3/28/2014, Mass General

    Linda Keir was flying over the Atlantic Ocean when she felt her heart begin to beat abnormally.

  • NeuroBlast e-Newsletter - 7/22/2013, Clinical

    NeuroBlast: the newsletter of translational neuroscience and clinical care advances in neurology, neurosurgery, and neuroscience from Massachusetts General Hospital.

  • It takes a team - 6/28/2013, Mass General

    The MGH Acute Stroke Care Team was honored with the 2012 Acute Stroke Champion Award at the MGH Acute Stroke Gala Breakfast.

  • Innovating, Translating and Integrating Care in Clinical Electrophysiology - 5/8/2013, Mass General

    Experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care present insights and opinions on methods for treating refractory heart failure, genetically determined arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation in an integrated, multispecialty program.

  • Upping the Odds of Stroke Recovery - 1/17/2013, Mass General

    Emergency room doctors face a quandary when a patient rolls in with a stroke: is it due to a clot blocking the brain’s blood supply (ischemic) or to a burst blood vessel (hemorrhagic)?

  • Mind over matter - 5/25/2012, Mass General

    Nearly 15 years after a stroke left her paralyzed and unable to speak, 59-year-old Cathy Hutchinson controlled a robotic arm to lift coffee to her mouth and take a drink by thinking about moving her own arm.

  • Stroke victim's recovery rare, astonishing - 4/15/2010, Clinical

    New Bedford woman recovers from severe stroke after treatment by the Mass General Stroke Team, including Mass General Imaging interventional specialist Dr. James Rabinov.

  • Surviving a brain stem stroke - 3/10/2010, Mass General

    Stroke is one of the leading causes of serious, long-term disability in the United States. The Stroke Service at the Massachusetts General Hospital Vascular Center successfully treat one of emergency medicine’s toughest stroke cases.

  • Unparalleled prevention and treatment services target stroke - 1/5/2010, Clinical

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Stroke and Carotid Artery Disease program, an integral part of the hospital’s Vascular Center, features one of the broadest arrays of stroke prevention, diagnosis, and treatment options available in the United States. The program’s multidisciplinary care model addresses the complexities of stroke care through the integration of sophisticated imaging technologies, advanced clinical care, and cutting-edge research.

  • MGH receives GWTG-Stroke gold award - 7/31/2009, Mass General

    MGH Hotline 07.31.09 Massachusetts General Hospital has struck gold once again with the 2009 Get With The Guidelines (GWTG)-Stroke Gold Performance Achievement Award, sponsored by the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association.

  • Turning thoughts into action - 6/15/2009, Mass General

    Dr. Leigh Hochberg from the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital is using neurotechnology to harness brain signals that accompany movement. The ultimate goal of the work is to "turn thought into action," with the hope of one day assisting people with ALS, spinal cord injury and stroke to regain control over their environment.

  • Back on track - 10/8/2008, Clinical

    When Richard Horgan, age 72, was vacationing with the family at Disney World, he began to speak haltingly - with a slight stutter. Before the week was over, Richard would be diagnosed with stroke, serious kidney problems, and abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Test & Procedures

  • CT (computed tomography)

    Massachusetts General Hospital Imaging provides CT (computed tomography) imaging services in a caring environment using the latest technology and radiation-dose-reduction techniques, and every scan is interpreted by a radiologist with specialty training.

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    Call to schedule an appointment 617-724-9729

Patient Education

  • Designing an Exercise Program

    When you exercise, you'll breathe faster and more deeply. This maximizes the amount of oxygen in your blood.

  • Healthy Eating

    Many vascular conditions can be improved by changing certain lifestyle factors. Maintaining a healthy weight is one of many factors. If you are trying to make heart-healthy changes to your diet, it is helpful to know some basics about nutrition, starting with the components of food.

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