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Latest Advances in Stroke Treatment
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. Speaker: Jeremy Heit, MD Whatever your health or medical question may be, we can help you find answers. For free. Stanford Health Library's medical librarians are ready to help you find reliable information to answer your health-related questions. Ask us. https://healthlibrary.stanford.edu/research-services.html
Stanford Pioneers New Brain Imaging to Improve Stroke Care
The Stanford Stroke Center has pioneered the use of brain imaging that is changing the way doctors treat stroke. Called multimodal imaging, these views of the brain capture what tissue can be saved—even though a patient might have had a stroke several hours after the three-hour window now seen as the standard end of useful intervention. Stanford has also built a protocol for a fast MRI process to speed up that imaging. Learn more about the Stanford Stroke Center: http://stanfordhealthcare.org/stroke.