New stroke treatment device being tested at WMC

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Posted: November 4, 2013

The Winchester Star

Jean Patrick of Winchester has a ClotBust-ER medical device fitted to her head by Jennifer Stanford (left), director of Valley Health’s clinical research department, and Dr. Mariecken Fowler with Winchester Neurological Consultants. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Dr. John Choi is the principal investigator for the clinical trial testing ClotBust-ER.
Dr. Mariecken Fowler looks through the ClotBust-ER device now being tested on stroke victims. Fowler treated patient Jean Patrick of Winchester the day she came to Winchester Medical Center after suffering a stroke. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)

Winchester — On Oct. 23, Jean Patrick, 79, of Winchester, suffered a stroke while conducting a piano lesson at Mountain View Christian Academy.

By the 31st of the month, she was walking up stairs,…



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