Cerebrovascular Problems…and the Use of Research to Find Answers

J Mocco, MD, MS, Senior Vice Chair of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Health System and Director of the Cerebrovascular Center, discusses the importance of exploring curiosity in medicine and details his own experience with conducting research projects and clinical trials to find solutions to problems often encountered within the field of cerebrovascular neurosurgery.

Chapters (Click to go to chapter start)
How Dr. Mocco was first exposed to neurological research in medical school and the major lesson he learned about being curious
A question Dr. Mocco posed early in his career and how it led to a clinical trial on framing with larger-diameter coils to treat cerebral aneurysms, as well as a statement made on coiling small aneurysms and the clinical trial that came out of it
How standards for stroke thrombectomy were challenged
Other areas within cerebrovascular neurosurgery that still need to be explored further
Conclusion and Q&A/discussion


February 2, 2022

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Physician's Channel - Mount Sinai New York

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J Mocco, MD, MS

J Mocco, MD, MS

Professor and Vice Chair of Neurosurgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director, Cerebrovascular Center
Mount Sinai Health System

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