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Stroke Care

From prevention to life-saving treatment and rehabilitation, we offer comprehensive care for stroke.

At Baylor Scott & White Health, our approach to stroke care is a multidisciplinary method that connects neurologists, physical medicine & rehabilitation specialists, neurosurgeons and more – all through an electronic medical record (EMR) to effectively coordinate your patients' care.

Services

Our treatment plans for your patients are customized based on age, medical history, type of stroke and personal preferences. Treatment options may include:

  • Medication​
  • Surgery​
    • Carotid endarterectomy​
    • Carotid stenting​
    • Intracranial stenting
    • Craniotomy​
    • Patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure
    • WATCHMANTM Device placement
    • Surgery to repair aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)
    • Extracranial-intracranial bypass surgery
  • Thrombolytic therapy
  • Cerebro-endovascular therapy
  • Management of:
    • Carotid dissection
    • Moya Moya disease
    • Cerebrovascular manifestations of fibromuscular dysplasia
    • Asymptomatic carotid stenosis
    • Cavernous malformations
    • Arteriovenous Dural Fistulas
    • Asymptomatic AVM
    • Spinal Cord Stroke
    • Embolic Stroke of Unknown Source
  • Clinic trials (where available)

In addition, our rehabilitation services can help your patients with:

  • Language, speech, thinking and memory problems
  • Daily living activities, such as eating and getting dressed
  • Swallowing and eating problems
  • Balance and walking

We also have services to help with your patients’ emotional issues and depression, which are common after a stroke.

Stroke Centers

Several Baylor Scott & White Health locations are designated as centers qualified to care for strokes.

The following facilities are designated as Primary St​roke Centers:

  • Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Garland
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – White Rock
  • Baylor University Medical Center, a part of Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Scott & White Memorial Hospital – Temple

The following facility has been designated as a L​​​evel III-Stroke Support Center:

  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Brenham​​​​

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