WATCH: Expert perspectives on cerebral embolic protection
Dr. David Rose, MD; Neurology Medical Director
Rose Hansen, DNP; Valve Clinic Coordinator
Dr. David Rizik, MD; Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Abhijeet Dhoble, MD; Interventional Cardiologist
Dr. Ramon Quesada, MD; Interventional Cardiologist
Any stroke can be devastating
Any stroke can devastate your patients and their families. Even minor cognitive events can result in significant negative consequences on their quality of life.
The rates are underdiagnosed. But the effects are impossible to ignore.
The Reality of Stroke
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The cost of stroke is high
Not just in terms of your patients’ quality of life, but in sheer economics. Stroke and stroke-related incidents can account for increased hospital costs, longer lengths of stay, and higher readmission rates.
The Cost of Stroke
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