Time is critical for treating stroke victims

Time is critical for treating stroke victims

Credit: OHSU News

Ronald Paapke of Astoria credits his wife, Jane Leino, for recognizing the signs of a stroke and getting him immediate care. Paapke was taken to Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria and flown by helicopter to OHSU where doctors removed a 12-centimeter clot from his carotid artery. (OHSU/Kristyna Wentz-Graff)

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