Diagnostic Stroke Services

CVMC offers access to leading stroke diagnostic technology and medical professionals as well as a broad array of diagnostic stroke services including:Webster_May14-LRez

Excellence in Stroke Clinical Patient Care Diagnostic Services 24 Hour Availability

  • CT/CTA
  • MRI/MRA/MR Perfusion
  • EMS Collaboration
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Echocardiography (TTE w/ Bubble Study and TEE)
  • Carotid Doppler
  • Clinical Lab
  • ECG
  • Angiography

Telestroke Network Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

  • 24/7 access to real-time virtual Neurology Consultation at the bedside
  • Improved quality and access to stroke expertise & advance therapies for patients in rural, outlying communities like Catawba Valley
  • Better transfer processes for those requiring advanced medical services

Digital Swallowing Workstation

  • Expanded swallowing evaluation and treatment services in stroke patients
  • Enhanced patient and caregiver education regarding dysphagia
  • Board Recognized Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders

EMS Collaboration

  • Stroke Management in the Field, Presented by Dr. Robert Yapundich, Neurologist & CVMC Stroke Program Medical Director
  • Stroke patient Follow-up provided to EMS
  • CVMC provides Blood tubes for EMS field staff to draw blood for Code Stroke Patients
  • Representative from Catawba County EMS participates in CVMC’s monthly Stroke Quality Improvement Committee Meeting
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