Tag: cva (cerebrovascular accident)

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Early Extubation Tied to Better Outcome After Stroke Thrombectomy

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Patients extubated within 6 hours after undergoing thrombectomy for stroke are twice as likely to experience better outcomes than patients extubated later, new research suggests....
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Explaining the Association Between COVID-19 and Stroke

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Drs Mark Alberts and Jesse Weinberger discuss the mysterious association between COVID-19 and cerebrovascular disease in younger patients. Medscape Neurology Source link...
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COVID-19 Linked to Large Vessel Stroke in Young Adults

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Physicians on the front lines of treating COVID-19 are seeing large vessel strokes in people under age 50 hospitalized with COVID-19. Medscape Medical News Source...
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Global Appeal to MI, Stroke Patients to Seek Care Amid Pandemic

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Concerns of contracting COVID-19 and social distancing may be prompting patients to ignore their symptoms, ‘causing a new public health crisis,’ one observer says. Source...
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VOYAGER PAD: Clopidogrel Adds No Benefit to Rivaroxaban+Aspirin

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Adding clopidogrel added no efficacy but caused additional bleeding episodes. Source link...
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Acute Stroke Care During COVID-19: AHA's Emergency Strategy

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Suspending the usual review and evidence requirements for official statements, the AHA/ASA issues emergency guidance on treatment of acute stroke during the COVID-19 pandemic. Source...
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Acute Stroke Care During COVID-19: AHA's Emergency Strategy

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Suspending the usual review and evidence requirements for official statements, the AHA/ASA issues emergency guidance on treatment of acute stroke during the COVID-19 pandemic. Medscape...
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COVID-19: AHA Guidance on Hypertension, Latest on Angiotensin Link

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The American Heart Association advised cardiac patients to avoid medications or supplements that could raise blood pressure. Separately, new reviews explore the latest on the...
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Long-Term Stroke Rate After TAVR: New Data

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A new registry study has shown a high rate of stroke mortality in the few years following TAVR, but the authors suggest this may be...
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New Approach Successfully Lowers BP in Minority Stroke Survivors

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In what one expert called a ‘major breakthrough,’ researchers combined telephone counseling with home blood pressure telemonitoring for stroke survivors with uncontrolled hypertension. Medscape Medical...
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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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Even Normotensives Benefit From Cutting Sodium: Meta-analysis

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Sodium reduction resulted in lower blood pressure among a very broad group of patients, including normotensive individuals, researchers say. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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Best Treatment for Post-Stroke Depression Still Unclear

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Choosing the best treatment option for post-stroke depression is still more art than science, with little evidence to support one approach over another, a new...
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Suboptimal Diet May Drive $50 Billion in Cardiometabolic Costs

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Poor diet is associated with 18.2% of all costs related to treatment of ischemic heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes in the US, new...
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Better Sleep Linked to Reduced CVD, Stroke Risk

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Using genetic data on almost 400,000 individuals, a new study shows even those at high genetic risk for CVD or stroke benefit from healthy sleep...
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ORION-10: 58% Reduction in LDL With Inclisiran

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A second phase 3 study has shown impressive reductions in LDL on top of statins with this novel agent given just twice a year. Medscape...

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