Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • Carotid Endarterectomy
    Our surgeons perform carotid endarterectomy to open blockages and remove plaque from the carotid arteries to treat and prevent stroke.

  • Cerebral Angioplasty & Stenting
    If you are diagnosed with a blood clot to the brain, which could lead to a stroke, you may require this procedure.

  • Microsurgery
    Today, through microsurgery, our surgeons are able to repair the smallest of blood vessels, transfer tissue from one part of the body to another and reattach severed parts.

  • Wingspan Stent
    This device, called the Wingspan™ Stent System, is specifically designed to open clogged arteries.

  • tPA Treatments for Stroke
    Intravenous (IV) or intra-arterial (IA) tPA (tissue Plasminogen Activator) or clot busters offer a 30 to 50 percent better chance of cure from stroke disability.