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Conemaugh Neuroscience and Pain Institute
Conemaugh East Hills Outpatient Center
1450 Scalp Avenue, Second Floor
Johnstown, PA 15904
Phone: (814) 269-5211
Stroke is an emergency "brain attack", cutting off vital blood flow and oxygen to the brain. Ischemic stroke occurs when arteries are blocked by blood clots or by the gradual build-up of plaque and other fatty deposits. About 87% of all strokes are ischemic. Hemorrhagic stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain breaks, leaking blood into the brain. Hemorrhagic strokes account for 13% of all strokes.
Seeking treatment within the first three hours of a stroke can significantly reduce life-threatening or long-term complications.
Outpatient follow-up appointments available. Please call 814-269-5211
Follow-up appointment with Neurology to find out the reason why you had a stroke and what you need to do:
TIA (Transient Ischemic Attacks)