Bringing it home: Samaniego and team return to Ecuador for neurosurgeries, training

Once Edgar Samaniego, MD, starting working at UI Hospitals and Clinics as a neurologist in neurointerventional surgery, he saw the stark contrast in the resources compared with his home country of Ecuador. Here, he saw state-of-the-art Cath Labs, neuroimaging technology, medical equipment, and highly trained specialists—all severely lacking in Ecuador.