When I realized how many people were involved in saving my life I felt a lot of humility. My gratitude was ongoing. And I regard it almost as a miracle.
This breakthrough has the potential to improve the lives of the 15 million people who suffer strokes worldwide each year.
The number of strokes that are ischemic, caused by a clot in the brain
The improved life expectancy of neuroendovascular stroke surgery patients who receive surgery versus those who do not
Neuroendovascular stroke surgery can reduce stroke mortality by half, meaning thousands more people can walk away from stroke if they get the right care
This is the most significant and fundamental change in acute ischemic stroke treatment in the last 20 years. These results will impact stroke care around the world.
of ischemic stroke patients receive endovascular treatment
If you had a stroke, wouldn’t you want
the best treatment available?
Together, we can strengthen stroke systems of care so that patients nationwide have access to neuroendovascular stroke surgery and the best possible chance for recovery.
Pledge your support and help save lives.