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The Neurosciences Institute

Technology


Albany Med houses some of the most sophisticated technology and facilities available in the region for the treatment of neurological conditions. Our experts are highly skilled in utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, thereby maximizing the outcomes for our patients.

Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

The epicenter of Albany Med’s epilepsy program is the inpatient epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU). The EMU provides six fixed beds and one portable unit for continuous digital video and EEG monitoring to record, characterize and map patients’ seizures.

PBi-Plane Angiograghy Suite

Bi-plane angiography technology provides images on two planes at the same time, allowing physicians to better visualize arteries and vessels in 3D. With this image-guided technology, surgeons can perform more minimally-invasive procedures to treat patients with stroke, aneurysms, and other complex neurological and vascular conditions.

Philips Ingenia Wide-Bore 3T MRI

Albany Med's 3T MRI, produces the clearest images possible of the human anatomy, thus improving diagnostic accuracy.

Unique Neuro Intensive Care Unit Now Open in Patient Pavilion

Neuro Intensive Care Unit

Albany Medical Center’s Neuro Intensive Care Unit is the only intensive care unit in the region specifically designed to serve patients with severe neurological conditions. Physicians and nurses are there to provide the best possible specialized care to patients with these life-threatening conditions of the nervous system.

Neurological Observation/Stroke Unit

Albany Med provides the only neurological observation unit in the region, with a team dedicated to caring for patients with stroke and other serious neurological conditions.

Solitaire Blood Clot Retrieval Device

Solitaire is a stent-like tube that is surgically inserted through a small incision in the groin and threaded via catheter through the femoral artery to the location of the blood clot in the brain.

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