Stroke

Stroke Mr. I.P. is a 49 years old male from Romania. In July 2007 he suffered a Right Hemispheric Ischemic stroke, due to severe large vessel arteriosclerosis. In a local hospital in Romania he was examined by CT and an angiography, showing bilateral Carotid occlusion.

The company he works for contacted iMER and his case was referred by Dr. Roni Eichel, of the Dept. of Neurology to Prof. Jose Cohen, a world renowned specialist in Neuro Surgery, both of the Hadassah Medical Center.

At his arrival to the Medial Center, I.P. showed severe signs of left hemi paresis, unable to stand on his own. A new CT and angiography showed that the left Carotid Artery was still occluded and the patient was subject to endovascular recanalization by stenting. After this procedure, the patient was transferred to the Rehabilitation Center and improved remarkably.

Mr. I.P. told us:

“I came to Israel on a stretcher and I am walking to the plane back to Bucharest with just the aid of a stick. This is a miracle – if I had stayed in Romania I would be a dead man today”.

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