Thousands 'miss out on stroke treatment'

Thousands 'miss out on stroke treatment'
 

About 9,000 stroke patients a year are missing out on a treatment that can prevent disability following a stroke, say UK experts.
Clot retrieval can restore blood flow to the brain, preventing some lasting damage, but currently only 600 patients a year get this therapy, they estimate.
A national stroke audit reveals part of the problem is a lack of skilled staff to do the procedure.
NHS England says stroke patients are receiving high quality care.
Health emergency During a stroke, the blood supplying vital parts of the brain is interrupted.
The most common reason is a clot blocking a major... read more

 
29 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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