Saint Thomas Health has developed a system for rapid diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke patients admitted to the emergency department. State-of-the-art diagnostic equipment is available 24/7 to provide brain imaging scans that enable our staff of nationally-renowned stroke specialists to conduct the highest level of patient evaluations and utilize clot-busting medications when appropriate.
At Saint Thomas Health, we offer a range of stroke treatment options:
For ischemic stroke, this includes:
- IV tPA
- Endovascular intervention including mechanical thrombectomy and carotid and cerebral artery interventions