Vanderbilt Stroke Center

Stroke team achieves top quality designation again

The Vanderbilt Stroke Center team is better than gold, according to the American Stroke Association.

Initiative gives rural residents access to stroke care advances

A Vanderbilt University Medical Center telemedicine initiative seeks to broaden access to advancements in stroke care for residents of rural counties in Tennessee.

Joint Commission renews Vanderbilt Stroke Center at highest certification

The Joint Commission has again determined that the Vanderbilt Stroke Center merits the highest certification for providing complex cerebrovascular care.

VUMC achieves ‘Elite-Plus’ stroke status for third consecutive year

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) rapid response in treating stroke patients has received the American Stroke Association’s Honor Roll-Elite Plus recognition for the third consecutive year.

Clinical trial seeks to extend stroke treatment time window

The Vanderbilt Stroke Center will participate in a national clinical trial to investigate whether thrombectomies can benefit stroke patients when performed beyond the currently recommended window of time for intervention.

Quick response key after chiropractic-related stroke

Ashley Johnson suffered the same type of stroke after a chiropractic neck manipulation that killed model and social media star Katie May earlier this year, but the 29-year-old woman survived thanks to quick recognition and rapid response.

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