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Vital Signs: Faster Help For Stroke Victims

Sep 2, 2013
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Signs of a stroke require attention as soon as possible. Doctors are using videoconferencing with laptop cameras and a robotic device to save crucial time. Dr. Dion Graybeal, medical director of Baylor's stroke program, talks with KERA's Sam Baker about the latest developments.

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When someone's brought into the emergency room for acute ischemic stroke - or a blocked artery to the brain - a neurologist is called in to determine treatment. But back in 2010, Baylor Healthcare System noticed a problem in providing that crucial step at a regional center in Waxahachie.

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