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Stories from patients, family, friends and Mayo Clinic staff
December 14th, 2012
A midsummer morning’s luck
By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate
Tom Halverstadt survived a devastating brainstem stroke because of several lucky factors, including bystanders who summoned emergency help and a treatment team that had the expertise he desperately needed.
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Tags: 2301, 5292, brainstem stroke, Dr. Chong, Dr. Demaerschalk, Dr. Hoxworth, endovascular surgery, Mayo Clinic, Tom Halverstadt
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