Stroke Research Studies

Stroke Research Studies

The Swedish Stroke Program participates in clinical research studies in order to make the most leading-edge therapies available to our patients.

Learn more about Swedish stroke research studies.

Swedish is participating in a new research study to test a new medication for patients in the critical first few hours after having a stroke. This study is testing the effectiveness of desmoteplase – a substance found in vampire bats. Read more on page A4 of Physicians Practice.

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How Bats Are Helping Treat Stroke Patients


Our stroke team

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For stroke survivors

Visit Stroke Smart or Stroke Connection for information on recovery, resources and support.

 


Signs of a stroke

F – Face:
Ask the patient to smile. Does one side droop?
A – Arms:
Does one arm fall down when the patient holds both arms up?
S – Speech:
Is the patient’s speech slurred or garbled?
T – Time:
If you suspect stroke, time is critical. Call 911 immediately.

 


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One Patient's Story
Judith knew she needed help. The Swedish Stroke Team was there for her.
Read Judith's story.

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How you can help


Swedish is constantly working to ensure patients with debilitating neurological disorders have access to the best treatment options, the latest technology, and state-of-the-art facilities.

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