The Southeast Regional Stroke Center at Erlanger is honoring its second year partnering with East Brainerd Elementary School with a new element in teaching 5th grade students the signs and symptoms of stroke. In December […]
Join Erlanger Health System and the Lookouts baseball team for two exciting nights beginning at 7:15 p.m. at AT&T Field Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30. On Friday, August 29, Erlanger will recognize emergency […]
Chattanooga, Tenn. – Join the Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke Center and local healthcare specialists as they present Power to End Stroke on Saturday, September 14 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Chattanooga State Community […]
Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System, in partnership with the Minority Health Fair and the American Stroke Association, will present “The Power to End Stroke,” a free educational event open to the public, at Greater […]
On average, someone in the United States suffers a stroke every 45 seconds; every 3 to 4 minutes someone dies as a result. Quick action is key, act F-A-S-T: F= FACE Ask the person to […]
Erlanger Health System is one of 6 hospitals in the United States participating in a clinical trial of a novel device called the Ischemic Stroke System (ISS) that may greatly increase the window of treatment for stroke victims. Current treatments allow for a maximum of 8–9 hours before irreversible tissue loss occurs. The ISS treatment would extend that window to 24 hours.