Stroke Patient Stories

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Timely care is critical when treating a stroke patient. When timely care is given, stroke patients have a chance to return to the lives they knew prior to their stroke. Read these stories about patients who were given that chance after being treated for a stroke at the University of Maryland Medical Center's Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Coworkers Respond Quickly to Stroke

UMMC stroke patient Ann KellyAnn Kelly was sitting down for lunch with her coworkers at her Catonsville, Md., job when they noticed something was wrong: Ann's face was drooping and she was unable to speak.

Ann's coworkers quickly dialed 911, which led to her being transported to the University of Maryland's Comprehensive Stroke Center for surgery.

Read about the life-saving actions that were taken during Ann's stroke.