Comprehensive Stroke Center Uses Phones to Diagnose Strokes

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         In what’s described as the most advanced imaging system for stroke, neurologists at the Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center at The University of Kansas Hospital can use their cell phone to diagnose the best treatment for a stroke patient.  The software that makes such a diagnosis possible is called RAPID.  In the video below, Vice President of Neurology Dr. Marilyn Rymer explains the importance of RAPID while Neurologist Dr. Lee Rosterman shows how the software really works.