The National Relief and High Specialization Hospital “Sant’Anna and San Sebastiano” of Caserta will join, on Friday 29 October, the world day against cerebral stroke, with the activation of an outpatient clinic where it will be possible to carry out free visits and Doppler ultrasound of the supraortic trunks.
The initiative is promoted by the Stroke Unit, led by Dr. Gioacchino Martusciello, with the aim of raising awareness of the importance of preventing stroke through the control and treatment of risk factors. The appointment is on the fourth floor of building D, from 10 am to 3 pm.
Interested citizens will be able to access, by booking by phone at 0823 232266, from 11:30 to 13:30 on 26, 27, 28 October. “It is estimated that in Italy cerebral stroke is the main cause of disability and the third cause of death after cardiovascular and neoplastic diseases – the organizers point out – Stroke is a time-dependent disease. It is essential to intercept and not neglect the symptoms at onset, because promptly intervening on a stroke in an acute phase allows, with the new diagnostic-therapeutic procedures, to treat it successfully “.