Comprehensive stroke centrePrimary stroke centre
• Advanced thrombolytic capability, including endovascular treatment• Capability to provide acute medical thrombolysis (i.e., intravenous administration of tissue plasminogen activator)
• Neurosurgical capability• Stroke unit care
• Stroke unit care• Interdisciplinary stroke team (but may not be as complete or available as in a comprehensive centre)
• Advanced neurovascular imaging capability• Computed tomography on site
• Interdisciplinary stroke team• Responsibility for stroke service within a site
• Responsibility for stroke service coordination across a region