Dar Al Fouad Hospital's (DAFH) Stroke Unit offers highly coordinated expertise at every level of care; prevention, diagnosis and treatment which make our Stroke Center unique and distinguishes us in Egypt and the Middle East.
With one of the country's largest teams of top stroke and cerebrovascular specialists supported by a full range of leading-edge technology and facilities, our patients receive care available only at the most elite neuroscience medical center in the country.
DAFH's Stroke Unit has assembled a remarkable team that works together to diagnose each patient's problem, plan and deliver the best treatment available to maximize the outcome for each patient.
DAFH's Stroke Unit is the ONLY one of its kind in Egypt and the only center that administers TPA (Alteplase) to induce thrombolysis in ischemic stroke within 60 minutes of the patient's arrival to the Emergency Room. The 60-minute window is an international protocol that's adopted by the world's most prestigious stroke and cerebrovascular units and institutions. Our Stroke Unit is also the only one that performs endovascular therapy for stroke patients. Our team includes a multidisciplinary group of physicians, nurses and technologists led by renowned physicians in neurology, intervention-neuroradiology, neurosurgery, and emergency medicine who specialize in vascular disorders of the brain and spine.
What We Treat
Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
Cavernous Carotid Fistula (CCFs)
Dural Arteriovenous Fistula (dAVFs)
Atherosclerosis (Carotid, Vertebral, Intracranial)
Congenital Vascula Anomalies/ Sclerotherapy
Our Team Includes
Pain Management Specialists
Dar Al Fouad Transport System
Our Stoke Center Also Offers
Comprehensive stroke rehabilitation
On-site access to stroke expertise
The first acute stroke response team in Egypt
One of the best neurocritical care units in Egypt