Stroke & Neurological Care

Comprehensive Care for Critically Ill Patients.

Louisiana Heart Hospital, the first accredited Primary Stroke Center in St. Tammany parish, provides specialized, expert care for patients suffering from stroke and other neurological conditions. Working with pulmonary intensivists and neurosurgeons, our experienced team provides a full range of intensive care for critically ill patients. The neurointensive care and support we provide is vital for the treatment of conditions including acute stroke, cerebral edema, brain hemorrhage, and infections of the brain.

Our stroke and neurological specialists provide healthcare services and treatments related to the following:

  • acute stroke
  • cerebral edema
  • intracerebral hemorrhage
  • subdural hemorrhage
  • subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • infections of the brain and spinal cord
  • seizures and status epilepticus
  • neuromuscular disorders with respiratory failure
  • spinal cord diseases
  • brain tumor
  • neurological impairment from cardiac arrest

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Because quick diagnosis of a stroke is vital to successful treatment, Louisiana Heart Hospital has invested in the most advanced diagnostic technology including MRI, CT, and CAT scans. Once a stroke is diagnosed, our neurological experts have access to the most effective medications and treatment options.

Remember that time is CRITICAL in cases of stroke – so call 911 immediately if you or a loved one experiences the warning signs of a stroke.