Comparative Outcome Of Stroke Patients Admitted To The University Of Illinois Hospital And Health Sciences System

UI Health was one of the 1st hospitals in Illinois to become a Joint Commission Designated Primary Stroke Center in 2005 and in 2015 achieved becoming 1 of only 5 Joint Commission Designated Comprehensive Stroke Centers in the city of Chicago.

The percentage data below compares mortality and the likelihood to be discharged home, to those patients treated at comparative facilities within the Chicagoland area.

Discharged to home care or self careMortalityDischarge to another level of care
University of Illinois and Health Science System60%10%30%
University Hospital in Chicago area A *48%12%40%
University Hospital in Chicago area B *47%12%41%
University Hospital in Chicago area C *41%13%46%
University Hospital in Chicago area D *60%10%30%

* Local University-associated Hospital in the Chicago Area
Diagnosis Include: Cerebral Hemorrhage, Stroke, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage w/ Coma, Subdural Hemorrhage
(Source: University Hospital Consortium. The numbers represent annual percentages for the time period 2018 Quarter 1-4,2018)


Stroke Related Procedure Complication Rates

The University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System Neurosurgery Department has led the way in providing the most current and up to date treatment for primary stroke and recurrent stroke prevention.  We have some of the most experienced Cerebrovascular/ Endovascular Surgeons in the Chicago land area.  Listed below are the complication rates for some of the procedures performed

 ProcedureStrokeOther major complicationTotal Cases
Diagnostic Cerebral Angiogram 20170%0.2%687
Diagnostic Cerebral Angiogram 20180.005%3%540
Carotid Artery Endarterectomy/Stenting 2017-20190%0.5%37
Aneurysm Coiling 2017-20193.8% *0.06%114