The stroke program monitors outcomes for selected ischemic stroke patients who undergo emergency neuro-interventions. Englewood Health performs emergency thrombectomy procedures. This procedure removes blood clots from a major blood vessel in the brain by using a clot- retrieving catheter. This aims to improve blood flow to the brain.
|Performance Measure||Englewood Hospital 2022|
Thrombolysis in Cerebral Infarction (TICI) – Reperfusion grade of 2b or higher
TICI scale is a score used to grade brain tissue vascularization.
Ischemic stroke patients who had meaningful improvement of blood flow to their brain after undergoing a surgical procedure.