LVHN News (stroke)

2019
September
25,
2019
| 10:33 PM America/New_York
For the eleventh consecutive year, Lehigh Valley Hospital–Hazleton (LVH–Hazleton) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and the American Heart Ass...
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September
16,
2019
| 05:04 PM America/New_York
The death of actor Luke Perry at age 52 from an ischemic stroke – caused by a blocked blood vessel to the brain – brought to light the sobering truth that strokes do occur in younger people. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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2018
August
08,
2018
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
Fast treatment is essential for people who experience a stroke. And now, the “golden window” for stroke treatments has been extended from six to 24 hours in some patients, a boon for stroke patients, say stroke experts at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)...
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May
22,
2018
| 09:18 PM America/New_York
Neurosurgeon Luis Cervantes, MD, with LVPG Neurosurgery in East Stroudsburg, recalls a patient who drove himself home, even though he was experiencing the worst headache of his life. “He should have gone to the ER,” Cervantes says. “Eventually we saw...
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