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The European Stroke Organization certified the model Stroke Unit of the Athens Euroclinic

European Certification for model Stroke Unit

The European Stroke Organization certified the model Stroke Unit of the Athens Euroclinic

The model Stroke Unit of the Athens Euroclinic recently received the great honorary certification “ESO Stroke Unit” from the European Stroke Organization. This recognition places Euroclinic and Greece among the distinguished network of hospitals in Europe with top-quality criteria for providing dedicated treatment and support to patients who have suffered a stroke.

It confirms the quality services of the model Stroke Unit, which include:

  • Qualified and highly trained medical and nursing staff
  • Latest technology medical equipment
  • Targeted and multidisciplinary cooperation among medical specialties

Specifically, the experienced and qualified multidisciplinary team (neurologists, interventional neuroradiologists, cardiologists, radiologists, neurosurgeons, internists) make the best of the cutting-edge equipment (MRI, MRA and CT) and special AI software, being the most reliable choice for treating patients who have suffered a stroke in the center of Athens.

The Euroclinic Stroke Unit is on call 24/7 all year round and, compared to non-certified units, offers:

  • Faster access to treatment
  • Reduced mortality and disability rates
  • Shorter hospitalization time
  • Faster recovery
  • Early patient rehabilitation
  • Avoidance of complications
  • Secondary prevention of stroke in 100% of patients

The CEO of the Euroclinic Group, Mr. Antonis Vouklaris, stated, “We are very proud of this distinction, since it proves that the quality and medical expertise of our Hospital’s Stroke Unit, combined with the strategic location of the Athens Euroclinic in the center of Athens, result in a normal and disability-free life for a lot of our fellow citizens, even after a stroke.”

The Head of the Euroclinic Stroke Unit, Ms. Vaso Zisimopoulou, noted, “Stroke is the first cause of impairment reversion globally; therefore, immediately visiting a dedicated and fully organized unit is a decisive factor for patient survival and disability-free recovery. Our Unit has been certified as one of the leading units in Europe because it operates based on a comprehensive framework, in tune with the latest scientific guidelines for treating patients who have suffered a stroke.”