Gates Vascular Institute (GVI)
875 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
- (716) 748-2000
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Stroke Care Center at the Gates Vascular Institute
Stroke is a Medical Emergency.
Treatment is available, but treatments are only useful for a limited period of time after the onset of stroke. That is why it is important to seek immediate help.
DO NOT try to “self-diagnose”
DO NOT wait to see if symptoms disappear
Dial 9-1-1 immediately
Remember… Act F.A.S.T.
Know the Symptoms
F = Face: Ask the person to smile.
Does one side of the face droop?
A = Arm: Ask the person to raise both arms.
Does one arm drift downward?
S = Speech: Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence.
Are the words slurred or garbled?
T = Time: If these signs are observed, immediately call 9-1-1.