Atención del accidente cerebrovascular en Mayo Clinic

El equipo de atención de Mayo Clinic

Los equipos de accidentes cerebrovasculares de Mayo Clinic reconocidos mundialmente constan de médicos capacitados en enfermedades cerebrales y de los vasos sanguíneos (neurólogos cerebrovasculares), imágenes de los vasos sanguíneos del cerebro (neurorradiólogo quirúrgico endovascular), cirugía de los vasos sanguíneos del cerebro (neurocirujanos vasculares), medicina física y rehabilitación (fisiatras), medicina de emergencia y otros subespecialistas que trabajan juntos para brindar exactamente la atención médica que necesitas.

Contar con toda esta pericia en un solo lugar, enfocada en ti, significa que no solo tendrás una opinión; todo el equipo analiza tu atención médica, los resultados de tus pruebas están disponibles rápidamente, las consultas se programan de forma coordinada y los expertos más especializados en accidentes cerebrovasculares a nivel mundial trabajan en conjunto para ti.

Lo que podría llevar meses en otros lugares, en Mayo Clinic típicamente puede hacerse en unos días.

Un ensayo clínico en Mayo Clinic salva a un adicto al trabajo después de un accidente cerebrovascular

Diagnóstico avanzado y tratamiento

Con una investigación de última generación e instalaciones de laboratorio, los expertos en accidentes cerebrovasculares de Mayo Clinic usan una tecnología avanzada y pruebas por imágenes sofisticadas para diagnosticar de forma precisa los accidentes cerebrovasculares u otras enfermedades cerebrovasculares. Trabajan juntos para determinar la causa de tus síntomas y el tratamiento que sea más adecuado para ti.

En Mayo Clinic, los neurocirujanos vasculares experimentados realizan más de 100 procedimientos por año para los accidentes cerebrovasculares y otras enfermedades cerebrovasculares, y son expertos en determinar y realizar los procedimientos más efectivos con las últimas técnicas quirúrgicas que son mínimamente invasivas.

Pericia reconocida a nivel nacional

Los campus de Mayo Clinic en Florida y Minnesota están certificados como centros de atención integral de accidentes cerebrovasculares, mientras que los campus de Arizona y las instalaciones del Sistema de Salud de Mayo Clinic en Eau Claire y La Crosse (Wisconsin) están certificados como centros de atención primaria de accidentes cerebrovasculares por The Joint Commission (Comisión Conjunta), una organización nacional que evalúa y acredita a los profesionales de salud.

Mayo Clinic de Rochester, Minnesota, ocupa el primer puesto en las áreas de neurología y neurocirugía de la clasificación de Mejores Hospitales de la revista U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic de Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, y Mayo Clinic de Jacksonville, Florida han sido clasificadas entre los Mejores Hospitales de neurología y neurocirugía por la revista U. S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic también está clasificada entre los Mejores Hospitales de Niños en las áreas de neurología y neurocirugía.

La experiencia de Mayo Clinic y nuestros pacientes cuentan su historia

Nuestros pacientes nos informan que la calidad de sus interacciones, nuestra atención al detalle y la eficiencia de sus visitas constituyen un cuidado de la salud que nunca han experimentado. Mira las historias de pacientes satisfechos de Mayo Clinic.

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Pericia y calificaciones

Los expertos en accidentes cerebrovasculares de Mayo Clinic ofrecen cada año cuidado integral a más de 20.000 personas con accidentes cerebrovasculares y otras enfermedades cerebrales (cerebrovasculares) y de los vasos sanguíneos.

  • Pericia y experiencia. Los campus de Mayo Clinic en Florida y Minnesota están certificados como centros de atención integral de accidentes cerebrovasculares, mientras que los campus de Arizona y las instalaciones del Sistema de Salud de Mayo Clinic en Eau Claire y La Crosse (Wisconsin) están certificados como centros de atención primaria de accidentes cerebrovasculares por The Joint Commission (Comisión Conjunta), una organización nacional que evalúa y acredita a los profesionales de salud.
  • Enfoque de equipo. Los médicos de Mayo Clinic capacitados en enfermedades cerebrales y de los vasos sanguíneos (neurólogos cerebrovasculares), enfermedades e imágenes de los vasos sanguíneos (neurorradiólogos quirúrgicos endovasculares), cirugía de las enfermedades de los vasos sanguíneos y del cerebro (neurocirujanos vasculares), medicina física y rehabilitación, medicina de emergencia y otras áreas trabajan en conjunto para rápidamente diagnosticar y tratar a personas que tuvieron accidentes cerebrovasculares y para evitar accidentes cerebrovasculares en personas que tienen riesgo de sufrir uno.
  • Últimas tecnologías. Los médicos de Mayo Clinic usan una tecnología avanzada y pruebas por imágenes detalladas para diagnosticar accidentes cerebrovasculares u otras enfermedades cerebrovasculares, para determinar la causa de los síntomas y para decidir el tratamiento más adecuado.
  • Programas innovadores. Los médicos de Mayo Clinic en Arizona, Florida y Minnesota usan telemedicina para los accidentes cerebrovasculares a fin de evaluar a las personas que han sufrido accidentes cerebrovasculares agudos en lugares remotos y les brindan recomendaciones de tratamiento a médicos en otros sitios. Los médicos se comunican usando cámaras de video digitales, telecomunicaciones por Internet, robots y otra tecnología. Los médicos de Mayo Clinic en Minnesota ofrecen rehabilitación cerebral a personas que tuvieron accidentes cerebrovasculares.
  • Líderes en investigación. Los médicos e investigadores de Mayo Clinic estudian activamente las causas de un accidente cerebrovascular, los factores de riesgo, la prevención, las pruebas de diagnóstico y las opciones de tratamiento y realizan ensayos clínicos.

Obtén más información acerca la pericia y las calificaciones de los departamentos de neurocirugía y neurología de Mayo Clinic.

Ubicaciones, viajes y alojamiento

Los campus más importantes de Mayo Clinic se encuentran en Phoenix y Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; y Rochester, Minnesota. El Sistema de Salud de Mayo Clinic cuenta con numerosos establecimientos en varios estados.

Para obtener más información sobre las visitas a Mayo Clinic, selecciona tu ubicación debajo:

Costos y seguro médico

Mayo Clinic trabaja con cientos de compañías de seguro y es un proveedor de la red para millones de personas.

En la mayoría de los casos, Mayo Clinic no requiere la derivación de un médico. Algunas aseguradoras requieren derivaciones o pueden tener requisitos adicionales para determinada atención médica. Todas las consultas se priorizan en función de la necesidad médica.

Más información sobre consultas en Mayo Clinic.

Ponte en contacto con tu compañía de seguro para verificar la cobertura médica y para obtener cualquier autorización que necesites antes de tu visita. Muchas veces, el teléfono de atención al cliente de la aseguradora se encuentra impreso en el reverso de tu tarjeta de seguro.

Aug. 23, 2017
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    Scott Gunderson is a typical working father of three young children. His days typically are full of meetings, play dates, golf games and helping manage his busy family?s calendar. You likely wouldn't guess that the 38-year-old from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, is a stroke survivor and heart valve patient. In 2013, Scott suffered a stroke that [...]

  10. #StrokeMonth: TIAs - The Warnings Most Ignore

    Many people experience a warning prior to a stroke. But often it goes unnoticed, especially when you’re young and otherwise healthy, like Lorena Rivera, 44. A nurse educator at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus, Rivera was the picture of good health. She didn’t drink or smoke, had good blood pressure, and ate a healthful diet. She [...]

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  1. Stroke of Luck ? Quick Response and New Treatment Keep Curtis Wood in the Game

    Quick assessment and expert care are key to successful stroke treatment. Curtis Wood benefitted from both through Mayo Clinic's Comprehensive Stroke Center. The last thing Curtis Wood remembers before waking up in the hospital was trying to close a bag of bagels. On Jan. 27, 2016, the Titusville, Florida, resident went to a local hardware [...]

  2. Playing Piano Again After Stroke Is Music to Judith Johnson?s Ears

    In October 2016, Judith Johnson, Ph.D. ? who is retired from the library at Florida State College at Jacksonville ? was at home recovering from back surgery. While she was sitting in bed talking on the phone with a friend, something suddenly went wrong. Judith felt herself sliding in between the bed and the nightstand. [...]

  3. Artist Back at the Drawing Board After A Stroke

    Shirley and Bob Gessner have weathered some tough times during their 56 years of marriage. But nothing could have prepared Shirley for the night of April 10, 2015, when she awoke at 3:30 a.m. to a thud ? the sound of her husband falling out of bed. ?I asked him what was the matter, but [...]

  4. Why I Walk: Alexandra Abreu-Figueroa

    Editor’s note: In this article, Alexandra Abreu-Figueroa, an intern in Public Affairs at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus, shares her story and discusses why she participates in the First Coast Heart Walk, an annual event sponsored by Mayo Clinic. Growing up, I was always overweight. During my teenage years, in particular, I struggled — losing and gaining [...]

  5. Quick Access to Stroke Experts Through Telemedicine Makes All the Difference for George Hoggard

    George Hoggard knows a thing or two about the importance of a rapid response. A former firefighter, the 78-year-old Titusville, Florida, resident spent the better part of his 42-year career teaching astronauts at the Kennedy Space Center how to escape to safety in the event of an emergency on the launch pad. He also was [...]

  6. Former Airman, Stroke Survivor Tells of Life Punctuated by Commas

    When stroke survivor R. Brady Johnson first visited Mayo Clinic nearly nine years ago, his doctors didn't quite know what to make of him. Not only was his stroke, at age 31, unusual, but his post-stroke physicality surprised the team of neurologists he'd come to see. It had been just over a year since Brady, [...]

  7. Celebrating 40 Twice as Nice After Recovery From Surprising Stroke

    It was the Sunday after Thanksgiving, and despite having house guests, Sherry Pinkstaff, Ph.D., awoke at 6 a.m., just as she did every day, and began planning her morning run. Sherry, then 39, ran daily. Exercise was important to her. After all, she’d made it her career. She was a professor of physical therapy at [...]

  8. Teacher Smelling the Roses Again Thanks to Minimally Invasive Heart Procedures

    For years, Lucy Lorden suffered from an irregular heartbeat and shortness of breath. But one April morning in 2014, the Ormond Beach, Florida, elementary school teacher was barely able to walk from the parking lot to her classroom. Thinking she had pneumonia, Lucy, then 56, went to see her primary care doctor. “The doctor told [...]

  9. Stroke at 36 Comes as Shock, Reveals Deeper Issues

    Scott Gunderson is a typical working father of three young children. His days typically are full of meetings, play dates, golf games and helping manage his busy family?s calendar. You likely wouldn't guess that the 38-year-old from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, is a stroke survivor and heart valve patient. In 2013, Scott suffered a stroke that [...]

  10. #StrokeMonth: TIAs - The Warnings Most Ignore

    Many people experience a warning prior to a stroke. But often it goes unnoticed, especially when you’re young and otherwise healthy, like Lorena Rivera, 44. A nurse educator at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus, Rivera was the picture of good health. She didn’t drink or smoke, had good blood pressure, and ate a healthful diet. She [...]

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