UHS experts to discuss stroke

By WBNG News

UHS experts to discuss stroke

March 12, 2013 Updated Mar 12, 2013 at 4:28 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) UHS is proud to be the region's only hospital to offer the latest treatment for stroke, expanding the window of treatment to 12 hours of stroke symptom onset.

A free Mended Hearts support group meeting will be held on Monday, March 25 when three UHS experts on stroke will be the guest speakers.

Yahia Lodi, M.D., Director, UHS Comprehensive Stroke Program; Varun Reddy, M.D., Fellow, Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology; and Prakash Ramanathan, UHS Special Projects Director, will focus their remarks on stroke prevention, the signs and symptoms of someone having a stroke, and the cutting-edge treatment options that UHS offers its patients.

The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m., with the free presentation following at 7, on Picciano 4, Room 5ABC, at UHS Wilson Medical Center. Stop in. Registration is not required.