Entries by Eric Cardenas

CONGRATUALTIONS 2019 FSR HOSPITAL AWARDEES!

Click on the Award Winning Hospital to view their certificate.  Thank you all for your outstanding work to improve the quality of stroke care in Florida!   Most Improved IVtPA 1. Tallahassee Memorial Hospital 2. North Shore Medical Center 3. AdventHealth Palm Coast   Most Improved DFC 1.Bayfront Health Punta Gorda 2. Memorial Hospital Pembroke […]

Study Shows No Additional Benefit of Direct Oral Anticoagulants for Embolic Strokes of Undetermined Source

  Researchers are always seeking a better method of stroke prevention than aspirin, but a recent multi-center study that included the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine showed that oral anticoagulants presented no significant benefit for preventing recurrent stroke for patients with embolic strokes of undetermined source (ESUS).             […]

Congratulations to the following Hospitals in earning the Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC) certification from The Joint Commission

  Congratulations to the below Hospitals in earning the Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC) certification from The Joint Commission, in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA). This certification signifies the hospitals meet rigorous standards for performing mechanical endovascular thrombectomy (EVT), a specialized surgical procedure used to remove a blood clot from the brain […]