The Stanford Stroke Center offers you the most advanced stroke treatments and leads the advancement of stroke care for patients nationwide. Our center is a designated comprehensive stroke center and provides rapid access to care that can help save your life or the life of a loved one.
Stroke Center at Stanford Neuroscience Health Center
A painless noninvasive precise delivery of high dose X-rays on a targeted region to treat brain and spine conditions. Specialized robotic tracking capabilities significantly reduce radiation delivered to surrounding tissues.
Endovascular treatment of aneurysms
An interventional neuroradiologic technique, in which coils are guided into the aneurysm via a catheter, creating a clot that effectively closes the aneurysm off from the surrounding circulation, preventing the risk of hemorrhagic stroke in the future.
Revascularization of the blood supply
A surgical technique for treating aneurysms or blocked cerebral arteries which essentially provides a new route of blood to the brain by grafting another vessel to a cerebral artery or providing a new source of blood flow to the brain.
Endovascular treatment of AVMs
Endovascular treatment in which a "super glue" substance is introduced via a tiny catheter to reduce the size of the arteriovenous malformation and facilitate further microsurgical or radiation treatment.
of the controllable risk factors for stroke relate to cardiovascular
fitness. Because stroke is a form of cardiovascular disease, keeping the
heart and blood vessels as healthy as possible will reduce risk of
For anyone having a stroke, time is everything. Getting help quickly can make the difference between recovery and disability. You will take away an understanding of stroke risk factors and new stroke therapies from this discussion.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
For your convenience, you may check in for all same-day appointments at the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center through a centralized, check-in desk near the front lobby. In addition to all outpatient services, you also can access onsite pre-surgery consultations at the center.
If you or someone you know should experience symptoms of stroke, seek emergency help immediately - CALL 911 - do not wait!
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.
The following tests may be ordered as part of the stroke work-up: