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UHS Stroke Care: Ahead of the Curve

Get the Inside Story on what makes UHS the leader in comprehensive stroke care, as well as information on how to identify the signs of stroke in an emergency.

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When it comes to stroke care, not every hospital is the same.

Comprehensive stroke care, by definition, must have access to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic advancements in the field to provide patients with unparalleled diagnostic and therapeutic advancements. UHS continually invests the time, talent and dollars for UHS Wilson Medical Center to offer the best comprehensive stroke care.

Until recently, the primary treatment for stroke was a drug called tPA, which must be administered within three hours of the onset of stroke symptoms. Now, only at UHS, a neurovascular specialist can perform an intraarterial tPA — a sophisticated procedure that is effective up to six hours after a stroke attacks.

If you’re experiencing signs of a stroke…Why would you go anywhere else?

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Get with Guidelines Stroke sealUHS Recognized for Stroke Care

UHS has received a 2019 "Get with the Guidelines-Stroke GOLD PLUS Performance Achievement Award."

The award from the American Stroke Association recognizes UHS’ commitment to implementing a higher standard of stroke care and its success in ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.