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- American Society of Interventional
and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (ASITN) (brainaneurysm.com):
ASITN is a non-profit educational society of physicians and scientists interested
in interventional and therapeutic neuroradiology.
- American Society of Neuroradiology
ASNR is a professional membership society comprised of 3,000 physicians specializing
in the field of neuroradiology.
- Brain Aneurysm Foundation (BAF)
The mission of the BAF is to provide support networks and educational resources
to raise public awareness regarding early detection and treatment of brain
- Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke
CHASA is a non-profit organization, offering support and information to families
of infants, children, and young adults who have hemiplegic cerebral palsy,
hemiplegia, hemiparesis, prenatal stroke, childhood stroke, infant stroke,
perinatal stroke, neonatal stroke, in utero stroke, and stroke in neonates.
- Hazel K. Goddess Fund for
Stroke Research in Women (thegoddessfund.org):
The Goddess Fund was created with the goal to eliminate the impact of stroke
in women's lives, the lives of their families and society at large.
and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC) (heartandstroke.ca):
The mission of the HSFC is to improve the health of Canadians by preventing
and reducing disability and death from heart disease and stroke through research,
health promotion and advocacy.
- National Emergency Medicine
Association (NEMA) (nemahealth.org):
NEMA is a non-profit organization committed to trauma prevention and the delivery
of quality medical services at each stage of trauma with and emphasis on first
response at the time of the emergency.
Stroke Association (NSA) (stroke.org):
Garnering attention in the public spotlight, NSA is aggressively taking steps
to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke.
- Pediatric Stroke
Network (PSN) (pediatricstrokenetwork.com):
The goal of this PSN's site is to bring together friends and families of infant
or childhood stroke survivors from around the world.
- Radiological Society of North
This site is designed to answer questions related to the many radiologic procedures
and therapies available to you and your family.
- Society of Interventional Radiology
SIR is a professional society for physicians who specialize in interventional
or minimally invasive procedures.
- Stroke Awareness for Everyone
SAFE, a nonprofit corporation, is an international Internet-centered coalition
of stroke survivors and their families, in addition to doctors, nurses and
therapists involved with stroke.
- Stroke Network (strokenetwork.org):
The purpose of this organization is to provide online support for stroke
survivors and caregivers of adult stroke.
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