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Posts categorized as “Stroke”

Thrombectomy: Removing a stroke-causing clot

Posted on May 3, 2019

Thrombectomy can mean the difference between a patient merely surviving a stroke, and a stroke patient returning to a full and active lifestyle.


One Woman, Two Strokes

Posted on January 10, 2019

Keith Woodward, MD, a neurointerventional radiologist at Fort Sanders Regional, performed a thrombectomy on Epperson to remove the clot that caused the stroke.


Continuum of Care

Posted on December 13, 2018

Rodhouse benefitted from an incredible continuum of care, and in the space of a few hours transitioned from being a stroke patient to a heart patient, all at the same hospital.


Tele-Connection

Posted on July 27, 2018

Morristown patient benefits from collaborative care through FSRMC and Covenant Health’s stroke hospital network


Going Beyond the Limit

Posted on May 24, 2018

Tammy Brooks arrived by helicopter at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center at least 24 hours – maybe even several days – after suffering an acute ischemic stroke.


WATE-TV: East Tennessee man survives one of the deadliest types of stroke

Posted on May 8, 2018

A local man survived the type of stroke that normally kills 80 percent of its victims. He’s doing so well, he just moved to Europe and is enjoying life to its fullest. It’s been three and a half years since Ken Harrawood suffered a stroke. It hit while he was driving to Y-12 for his first day of work with Bechtel. He now lives in Manchester, England.