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What is the difference between a Primary Stroke
Center and a Comprehensive Stroke Center?
Primary Stroke Centers Comprehensive Stroke Centers
Takes care of most cases of ischemic
(blood vessel blockage) types of stroke.
Cares for all types of stroke patients,
including bleeding (or hemorrhagic) strokes,
such as those caused by brain aneurysms.
MINIMALLY INVASIVE HEMORRHAGIC PROCEDURES
Not required. 24/7 access to minimally invasive
endovascular procedures to treat stroke.
SPECIALIZED INTENSIVE CARE UNIT FOR STROKE PATIENTS
No requirement for a separate intensive
care unit for stroke patients.
Dedicated neuroscience intensive care unit
Access to neurosurgey
Neurosurgical availability 24/7
with the ability to perform complex
neurovascular procedures, such as brain
aneurysm clipping, vascular malformation
surgery and carotid endarterectomy.
within 2 hours.
Sends complex patients to a
Comprehensive Stroke Center.
for stroke patients.
Receives patients from
Primary Stroke Centers.
1700 South 23rd St. • Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
continues to lead the way by
strengthening our commitment to you.
We are proud to offer the FIRST and
ONLY Comprehensive Stroke Center in
As the ONLY Comprehensive Stroke
Center in the area, we provide expert
care for every type of stroke, offer
24/7 endovascular procedures,
neurosurgical services, and have a
dedicated and trained Neuroscience ICU
available for every stroke patient.
To speak to a registered nurse or
for a FREE physician referral, call
Consult-A-Nurse® at 1-800-382-3522.
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