What is the “Golden Hour” for a Stroke Patient?

There is a saying among doctors who treat stroke patients: “time = brain.” In the case of a stroke, the sooner treatment is received, the more brain function can be preserved, and the less likely there is to be permanent brain damage. The longer… Read More
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What Are Transient Ischem…

What Are Transient Ischemic Attacks? Why a Mini-Stroke is a Big Deal

As people age, their bodies exhibit a variety of new behaviors and symptoms. For many of those issues, doctors counsel patients not to worry unless a symptom persists for a couple of weeks or more. Symptoms that go away in minutes, hours, or a day ar… Read More
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Do You Have a Medical Mal…

Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case for Stroke (and Can You Prove It)?

If you or a loved one have had a stroke, you know how devastating it can be. You probably think of stroke as a natural event: sudden, unavoidable, and often unpredictable. Most strokes are not caused by medical malpractice, but their effects can be w… Read More
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tPA and MRI for Stroke: W…

tPA and MRI for Stroke: Were You Properly Treated?

Should you or a loved on have received a tPA and MRI for stroke symptoms? Stroke is the third leading cause of death, and the primary cause of permanent disability in this country. A stroke can occur without warning and devastate your ability to spea… Read More
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Could My Stroke Have Been…

Could My Stroke Have Been Detected Sooner?

Maybe you experienced symptoms, like numbness, vision problems, an extreme, sudden headache, Perhaps a friend or family member noticed that you were slurring your words and insisted you go to the hospital. No matter how you came to seek medical help,… Read More
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