The Impact of the Telestroke Program on Acute Ischemic Stroke

The Impact of the Telestroke Program on Acute Ischemic Stroke

When a blood clot deprives the brain of oxygen, timely intervention is critical. WVU Medicine’s telestroke program uses technology to connect rural hospitals with top neurologists, allowing them to quickly diagnose strokes and decide on a course of action. WVU Medicine radiologist Jeffrey Carpenter, M.D. describes the impact of the program in West Virginia.


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Jeffrey Carpenter, MD

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