QuEST2StopStroke.com is designed to educate the public on the clinical importance of treating ischemic stroke quickly and efficiently. In order to do this, patients should know where their closest advanced Stroke Center that offers comprehensive treatment options is located so that they may have access to the stroke therapy that meets their needs, as determined by their physician. This website is made possible by Penumbra, Inc., maker of the Penumbra System®.
The Penumbra System®, manufactured by Penumbra, Inc., is a device that enables complete blood clot removal and optimizes safety as it is removed from the body. The device has been FDA-cleared since December 2007 and has since been used in approximately 15,000 stroke procedures in the U.S. alone. The system is available in nearly 500 advanced Stroke Centers that offer comprehensive treatment options in the U.S.
For more information, please visit www.penumbrainc.com.