Stroke Outcomes

Miami Valley Hospital has been an accredited Advanced Primary Stroke Center through The Joint Commission since 2005. In 2015, Miami Valley Hospital earned certification as a The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. As a Comprehensive Stroke Center, Miami Valley Hospital meets The Joint Commission’s high standards for complex stroke care. Miami Valley Hospital is the first Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in the greater Dayton region.

Below is a description of some of the stroke-related procedures performed at Miami Valley Hospital, with quality information on the complication rates and outcomes of the patients who undergo such procedures.

Comprehensive Stroke Outcomes for Carotid Arterial Stenting and Carotid Endarterectomy Procedures

Carotid Artery Stenting (CAS) 
A procedure where a physician uses a stent (metal-mesh tube) and a small balloon to assist in the expansion/repair of a narrowed artery in the neck.

CAS Complications 
Number of patients who had a complication due to an elective CAS procedure.

CAS Complications

CAS Mortalities Within 30 Days
Number of patients who underwent an elective CAS procedure resulting in death within 30 days.

CAS Mortalities

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA)
A procedure where a physician repairs the artery in the neck by surgically removing plaque from the inner wall of the artery

CEA Complications
Number of patients who had a complication due to an elective CEA procedure.

CEA Compications

CEA Mortalities Within 30 Days
Number of patients who underwent elective an CEA procedure resulting in death within 30 days.

CEA Mortalities

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