Siddiqui Performs Lifesaving Treatment for Intracranial Basilar Artery Stenosis

Updated August 4, 2015 This content is archived.

UB neurosurgery expert Adnan Siddiqui, MD, PhD, performed a successful experimental treatment on a man whose doctors offered discouraging prognoses. The patient traveled to Buffalo from Australia for the treatment, which is “a simple procedure,” according to Siddiqui. “We have been doing it for years, and our data shows angioplasty is far better than medical therapy,” he said.