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Physicians Call on States to Ensure All Stroke Patients Have Access to Life-Saving Treatment
May 25, 2016 -  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENearly 130,000 people in the U.S. die from stroke each year — a number that the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) says could be dramatically reduced.  The vast majority of strokes — 87 percent— are ischemic strokes, caused by a blocked artery in the brain. Rapid access to stroke surgery (endovascular treatment) for patients having an ischemic stroke caused by an emergent large vessel   More...