Miami Valley Hospital (MVH) is leading the way in neurological disorders, stroke and spinal conditions, and is earning the recognition of national health care ranking. MVH is an accredited Advanced Primary Stroke Center through The Joint Commission and has maintained this certification since 2005.
Our neuroscience team is committed to earning Comprehensive Stroke Center certification in 2014. The Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center certification recognizes the select few hospitals that meet standards to treat the most complex stroke patients.
Below is a description of some of the stroke-related procedures performed at Miami Valley Hospital, with quality information on the complication rates and outcomes of the patients who undergo such procedures.
Carotid artery stenting (CAS)
A procedure where a physician uses a stent (metal-mesh tube) and a small balloon to assist in the expansion/repair of a narrowed artery in the neck.
Number of patients that had a complication due to a CAS procedure
CAS Mortalities within 30 Days
Number of patients that underwent a CAS procedure resulting in death within 30 days
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA)
A procedure where a physician repairs the artery in the neck by surgically removing plaque from the inner wall of the artery
Number of patients that had a complication due to a CEA procedure
CEA Mortalities within 30 Days
Number of patients that underwent a CEA procedure resulting in death within 30 days