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Comprehensive stroke center 2017-01-28T09:40:57-06:00

A comprehensive stroke center provides a complete range of care for complex stroke survivors requiring specialized testing and treatments. A comprehensive stroke center has specialized personnel required to provide the highest level of stroke care, including highly technical procedures when needed. Comprehensive stroke centers provide the following:

  • neurosurgery and neuroradiology for state-of-the-art surgical and endovascular techniques

  • vascular neurology services

  • advanced brain imaging capabilities

  • a neurological intensive care unit

  • a stroke registry for data collection and outcome improvement

(Stroke, July, 2005: 36; 1597-1618)