Tagged: thrombectomy

Rugby player Ellie rushed to St George’s for treatment following stroke

News & events | 10 Jul 2018 | Tags: Stroke thrombectomy

Ellie Edwards, 21, was rushed to St George’s for an emergency thrombectomy when she had a stroke following a rugby match earlier this year (4 February).

St George’s leads the way in new treatment for stroke patients

News & events | 11 Apr 2017 | Tags: nhs st george's hospital Stroke stroke rehabilitation thrombectomy

An emergency treatment for stroke patients used at St George’s Hospital is being rolled out to other centres across the UK, benefiting an estimated 8,000 patients.

Stroke patient flown to St George’s for urgent treatment

News & events | 24 Mar 2015 | Tags: helipad KSS Stroke thrombectomy

St George’s received its first hospital transfer stroke patient by air last week. Kent Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance were called to transfer a stroke patient from the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford to St Georges Hospital last week. The patient had failed to respond to his initial treatment and needed …