On average, someone suffers from a stroke every 40 seconds and someone dies from a stroke every 4 minutes. In all, 795,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year. The statistics are staggering, and make it clear why quick diagnosis and treatment is so important if you think you may be having a stroke. At MountainView Regional Medical Center, we know that a stroke can happen at any time. We’re ready all the time—24 hours a day to provide vital, immediate attention.
Also referred to as a "brain attack", strokes occur when blood flow to the brain is disrupted. There are two different types:
Quick reaction is essential regardless of stoke type, and knowing the signs of a stroke can be the difference between minimal and severe damage.
If you think you are having a stroke, or suspect a loved one is, call 911 immediately.
Why Choose MountainView?
Impact Of Stroke (Stroke Statistics)
MountainView Regional Medical Center is southern New Mexico's only hospital to be recognized as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. Primary Stroke Center designation means that we have demonstrated expertise in the early assessment, rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke emergencies. Our stroke team collaborates with local EMS to provide patients with quick access to our advanced diagnostic and treatment technology.
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4311 E. Lohman Ave.
Las Cruces, NM 88011