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How stroke experts extend care into rural areas of Central New York

Hesham Masoud, MD (photo by Jim Howe)

Hesham Masoud, MD
(photo by Jim Howe)

Liz Keesler (photo by Jim Howe)

Liz Keesler (photo by Jim Howe)

You may realize that a stroke is a medical emergency, and that rapid treatment is important. But what if you're not physically near a comprehensive stroke center when stroke symptoms appear? Stroke neurologist Hesham Masoud, MD, and nurse Liz Keesler, the stroke outreach coordinator, explain how small rural hospitals in Central New York have access to experts at Upstate's comprehensive stroke center through a telemedicine program called telestroke.

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