Tag : acute stroke

Neurology

FDA Clears New Neurosurgical Port for Deep Brain Access

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The FDA has cleared MindsEye (Minnetronix Medical), the first minimally invasive, expandable and retractable port that allows deep brain access to treat stroke, cancer, and...
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Benefits of Switching to Tenecteplase for Stroke Thrombolysis

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Switching from alteplase to tenecteplase as the routine thrombolytic in acute ischemic stroke is having multiple benefits for at least one US hospital system, researchers...
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PASTA: Does Extra Paramedic Intervention Affect Stroke Outcome?

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Enhanced paramedic assessment of stroke patients did not result in more patients receiving thrombolysis, but was associated with reduced subsequent care costs, in a new...
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THAWS: Neutral Result in 'Wake-up' Stroke With Low-Dose tPA

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The Japanese trial was stopped early after the positive results of the WAKE-UP trial last year, precluding "any definitive conclusions," researchers say. Medscape Medical News...
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ESOC 2019

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Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ESOC 2019 Medscape Neurology Source link...
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Cerebral Microbleeds Should Not Deter Antithrombotics in Stroke

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The absolute risk for ischemic stroke was consistently higher than the absolute risk for ICH regardless of microbleed burden, a new pooled analysis found. Medscape...
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Novel Antiplatelet Agent May Not Increase Bleeding Risk

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Initial clinical results suggest that the new agent may be suitable for use with thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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DEFUSE 3: Late-Stroke Thrombectomy Benefits All Subgroups

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Endovascular therapy shouldn’t be withheld because of old age, mild symptoms, or late presentation in large-vessel strokes with salvageable brain tissue, subgroup analysis of the...
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Thrombectomy's Practice-Changing Implications in Stroke

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Dr Andrew Wilner speaks with Dr Marc Malkoff about how this innovative surgery is upending the management of acute stroke. Medscape Neurology Source link...
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What It Takes to Be a Top 10 Stroke Hospital

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Dr Andrew Wilner on how physician surveys of top hospitals provide models of success worth emulating. Medscape Neurology Source link...
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Readmissions High After Endovascular Therapy for Stroke

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Patents undergoing endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke have a high rate of 30-day non-elective hospital readmission but no higher than those receiving thrombolysis alone,...
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Clot Factors Most Responsive to Thrombolysis in Stroke

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Results suggest tPA works best for small, porous, and distal clots, and underline the importance of CT angiography to assess stroke patients for treatment, researchers...
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Stroke Trials at ESOC 2018: 'Lots of Excitement'

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Neurologist Dr Christoph Diener reviews four pivotal stroke trials presented at ESOC 2018. Medscape Neurology Source link...
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New Prehospital Score to Classify Stroke Subtypes

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A new set of clinical prediction rules to help paramedics classify patients with suspected stroke into different stroke subtypes has shown a high degree of...

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