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TIME IS BRAIN.

After stroke strikes, 
a brain loses 
millions of neurons
by the minute.

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Each year, in the United States:

Close to

800,000

people

suffer a stroke1

More than

140,000

people

are killed by stroke1

Stroke is the

Third

leading

cause of death1

Stroke is the

#1

cause

of long-term disability1

Treatment should be administered within the first 3-6 hours of stroke for optimum stroke results.

However, many people miss key brain-saving treatment because they don't arrive at the hospital in time.2 

Each Minute During Stroke:

____________

NEURONS

DIE3

1,900,000

NEURONS

DIE3

____________

SYNAPSES

DIE3

14 BILLION

SYNAPSES

DIE3

____________

MYELINATED FIBERS

ARE DESTROYED3

7.5 MILES

MYELINATED FIBERS

ARE DESTROYED3

Patients treated earlier vs. later within the time period had significantly improved outcomes: 4,5

Relative risk reduction for
in-hospital mortality

Relative risk reduction in
symptomatic hemorrhage

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