Olathe Health Blog

Tag: Stroke

  1. Members of the OMC Stroke Care Team

    Enhanced Stroke Response at OMC Helps Save Brain Cells

    The Stroke Clinical Team at OMC has enhanced its emergency response procedure for stroke patients, providing care 20 minutes faster than the national recommendation. How the new change is helping patients save brain cells.

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  2. Olathe Health Cardiology Patient Steve Renko

    New Heart Device is Change-up for Retired Pitcher with A-fib

    When retired Major League Pitcher Steve Renko's blood thinner medication started causing painful side effects, he knew it was time for a change-up. That's when cardiologist Dr. Ravi Yarlagadda told him about a new procedure.

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  3. Ron Mersman and Dr. Yarlagadda

    New Heart Procedure Reduces Ron's Risk of Stroke

    A new, non-invasive procedure at Olathe Health called left atrial appendage (LAA) closure helped get Ron Mersman off his blood thinners and reduce his risk of stroke.

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