Namir Khandker, MD

Namir Khandker, MD

Dr Khandker is a Multidisciplinary Neurocritical Care Fellow at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA. He earned a BA in Management at Michigan State University and completed his medical school training at Wayne State University in Detroit. He recently completed a residency in neurology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, OH. His interests include stroke, critical care neurology, and change management in health care.

Most Recent Articles by Namir Khandker, MD

Thoughts on Brain Death: The Last Time I Felt Like a Healer

Thoughts on Brain Death: The Last Time I Felt Like a Healer

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Finding the balance of empathy and professionalism is a skill that not enough of us recognize as essential, and even fewer seek to teach.

Brain Death: The Art of Explaining Ambiguity

Brain Death: The Art of Explaining Ambiguity

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Attempting to engage on an intellectual level about the heady concept of brain death while in the throes of bereavement can often lead to mistrust and confusion.

General Anesthesia a Viable Sedation Strategy for Thrombectomy in Stroke: Clinician Takeaway

General Anesthesia a Viable Sedation Strategy for Thrombectomy in Stroke: Clinician Takeaway

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Although several studies have established the use of endovascular therapy with stent retrievers for selected acute stroke as standard of care, best practices surrounding the best sedation strategy remain unclear.

ENCHANTED Update: No Role for Low-Dose Alteplase After All?

ENCHANTED Update: No Role for Low-Dose Alteplase After All?

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Results from a secondary analysis of the ENCHANTED trial add to a pile of weak data that likely will not affect clinical practice.

Expert Analysis: Tenecteplase Yet to Prove Itself vs Alteplase

Expert Analysis: Tenecteplase Yet to Prove Itself vs Alteplase

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Despite disappointing results, tenecteplase's story in stroke treatment might not be over.

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