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Posts categorized as “Stroke”

The Sound of Silence

Posted on September 24, 2020

Brenda Gentry was able to return to music and ministry after fast treatment by the stroke team at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.


New Biplane Technology Enhances Stroke Care at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Posted on September 22, 2020

This fall, Fort Sanders Regional will install new biplane technology that will offer even more enhancements to assure that patients experiencing strokes, blockages or other vascular conditions in the brain receive life-saving treatment as quickly as possible.


The Right Place to Care for You

Posted on September 17, 2020

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center has once again received recognition for providing quality care to patients experiencing stroke or heart events.


What is a Stroke?

Posted on September 8, 2020

Learn about types of stroke and the importance of seeking immediate medical attention from Fort Sanders Regional neurologist Kathleen A. Ward, DO.


Advanced Care When Stroke Happens

Posted on May 14, 2020

May is Stroke Month, a time to raise awareness about stroke, or “brain attack.” A stroke occurs when the blood flow to an area of the brain is interrupted. This interruption kills brain cells in the immediate area and sets off a chain reaction that endangers a larger area of brain cells. When brain cells […]


Absolutely No Waiting

Posted on January 9, 2020

Angela Miller will be the first to tell you that she has a stubborn streak, so, when she was awakened by a paralyzing stroke on May 7, she did exactly what she should not do – she returned to bed to “sleep on it.” It wasn’t until almost 8 hours later when Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center neurosurgeon Keith Woodward, MD, removed the blood clot from her brain that Miller learned just how fortunate she was to be alive.