Treating Stroke

Richard Libman, MD; Chief, Vascular Neurology/Dir. Stroke Service LIJ Medical Center. Jeffrey Katz, MD; Chief, Vascular Neurology/Dir. Stroke Center, North Shore University Hospital. Stroke, commonly known as a brain attack, is the third leading cause of death in the US. Over 700,000 Americans suffer strokes annually, resulting in costs of $30-$40 billion in long-term disability care. Our experts discuss the warning signs, surgical techniques, and explain why “time lost is brain lost."

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