Mobile Stroke Unit at Sutter Health’s Mills-Peninsula Medical Center | :30 version


[MUSIC PLAYING] JOEY ENGLISH, M.D.: Time
is everything when you’re treating the stroke patient. About two million nerve
cells die per minute when you have a blockage
of a blood vessel. NOBL BARAZANGI, M.D.:
At Sutter Health, we are trying to revolutionize
stroke care with the Mobile Stroke Unit. JOEY ENGLISH, M.D.:
The Mobile Stroke Unit is a specialized ambulance
that has a CT scanner. NOBL BARAZANGI, M.D.: It
brings the emergency room to wherever the patient
is having their stroke. JOEY ENGLISH, M.D.: We
think the Mobile Stroke Unit can have a dramatic impact
on stroke in this country.

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