As required by the ACGME, a three-month neuroendovascular rotation is mandatory and is performed on the neuroendovascular service.
The residents work closely with the cerebrovascular neurosurgeons as well as the neuroendovascular fellows. During this time, the residents become facile in performing and interpreting cerebral angiograms and are exposed to more complex endovascular interventions such as aneurysm coiling, stroke intervention, and carotid stenting. Residents routinely perform 150 angiograms during this 3-month time period.
In addition to caring for the hospitalized neuroendovascular patients, the residents participate in the neuro-endovascular clinics and learn to manage cerebrovascular conditions in the outpatient arena.