About the James R. Daniel Cerebrovascular and Stroke Center (North Location)

The James R. Daniel Cerebrovascular and Stroke Center, located on the campus of Baptist Medical Center is proud to offer award winning care with highly specialized stroke services including:

  • Neuro-radiology, Interventional and Diagnostic
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Perfusion with CTA
  • Magnetic Resonance (MR) Perfusion with MRI
  • Transcranial Doppler (TCD)
  • Portable CT Scanner
  • Dedicated Neuro Intensive Care Unit
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Hospital-based Cardiovascular Surgery
  • TeleStroke

Our dedicated team is available 24/7 for treating stroke patients with a variety of treatment options. We understand how crucial time is when treating stroke patients and that is why we are always committed to being available for you. Our team is specially trained in the treatment of

  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Transient Ischemic Attacks

Stroke Treatment Options

Clot-Busting Drugs
When a suspected stroke patient presents, our team is contacted immediately. Clot-busting thrombolytics, i.e. tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) is given to select patients according to evidence-based guidelines. Stroke patients are closely monitored and begin treatment as soon as possible with experts in speech, occupational and physical therapies. Ultimately patients are transitioned to rehabilitation if needed. Following discharge from the hospital, stroke patients will have the opportunity to follow-up with the neurologist to further provide continuity of care.

Acute Intervention:
In addition to clot-busting drugs, The James R. Daniel Cerebrovascular and Stroke Center is one of few sites in Oklahoma that offers intra-arterial thrombolysis/thrombectomy, a treatment that can be given to select stroke patients’ hours after the onset of symptoms. This procedure involves a catheter being inserted into a major blood vessel in the leg and guided to inject tPA directly into the clots in the brain or to use mechanical devices to remove or break up the clot within the brain.

Surgical Treatment:
Surgical options available in select cases of stroke include:

  • Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis/Thrombectomy
  • Aneurysmal Clipping
  • Aneurysmal Coiling
  • Ventriculostomy
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Carotid Artery Stenting

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