In the U.S., a person dies of a stroke every 4 minutes. We’ve all heard about strokes and yet many of us don’t really know what they are. Listen to find out about many the risk factors, ailments and symptoms that can lead to a stroke.
When Thomas Packer suffered a massive stroke, the effects were debilitating. He was unable to communicate and paralyzed on one side. Fortunately, he lives in Sarasota, Fla., where he was able to access the latest interventions available at Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s Comprehensive Stroke Center. In this educational video, NeuroInterventional Radiologist Daniel Case, MD, discusses advanced treatment options for those affected by even the most challenging strokes. For more information, visit smh.com/stroke.
Jill & Shannon from Sarasota Memorial explain why the National Certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center means so much for our patients, and how the process works.
As one of the top causes of death in the US, a stroke is not only treatable, it is also preventable. Find out more about this brain attack and how it can affect people of all ages.