Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term disability. A stroke occurs every 45 seconds, and when symptoms occur, every minute counts. Effective treatment delivered within the first three hours is critical to limiting the damaging effects of stroke. Meridian’s board-certified neurologists are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week with comprehensive rehabilitation services and home care available for follow up care.
Call 911 immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms of stroke:
With one simple call, emergency specialists from area community hospitals can call the Meridian Transfer Center to coordinate transportation for these advanced cases:
Neurology specialists work closely together on a range of procedures across specialties and disciplines in the new state-of-the-art hybrid operating room. This includes 3-D bi-plane imaging which allows clear viewing for the surgeons to place devices or perform surgery with greater precision and accuracy.
Known as stroke rescue, these procedures are groundbreaking and the operating room technology allows surgeons to perform: