BMC Stroke Center offers contemporary treatment for brain, carotid and spinal vascular diseases.

Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center

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Research

Clinical Research Scales


The Modified Rankin Scale (mRS)

0 -  No symptoms
1 -  No significant disability; able to carry out all usual activities, despite some symptoms
2 -  Slight disability; able to look after own affairs without assistance, but unable to carry
      out all previous activities
3 -  Moderate disability; requires some help, but able to walk unassisted
4 -  Moderately severe disability; unable to attend to own bodily needs without assistance, and unable to walk unassisted
5 -  Severe disability; requires constant nursing care and attention, bedridden, incontinent
6 -  Dead

References

Rankin J (May 1957). "Cerebral vascular accidents in patients over the age of 60. II. Prognosis". Scott Med J 2 (5): 200–15

 

Appointments

Call: 617.638.8456
Fax: 617.638.8465
Email: stroke@bmc.org


Boston Medical Center
Department of Neurology
Shapiro Center
7th Floor, Suite 7B
725 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118


Refer a Patient

Call: 800.682.2862


For Research Information

Contact Helena Lau,
Call: 617.414.1171
Fax: 617.638.5354
stroke@bmc.org or
hlau@bu.edu


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Areas of Expertise

Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs)
Brain Aneurysm Care
Carotid Artery Disease
Dural Arteriovenous Fistula (DAVF)
Spine Care
Stroke Prevention & Treatment

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