Tag: TIA

Neurology

Rivaroxaban Cuts Stroke Risk in HF Sans AF: Post Hoc COMMANDER-HF

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Oral anticoagulation may have struck the right balance between stroke benefit and bleeding risk in systolic heart failure. Also, a stroke risk prediction tool may...
Neurology

Minor Stroke, TIA Diagnosis More Often Missed in Women

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Despite presenting with similar symptoms, women were less likely to be diagnosed with an ischemic cerebrovascular event, but 90-day recurrent stroke rates were similar for...
Neurology

Preeclampsia Linked to Later Stroke Risk, Aspirin May Help

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Having preeclampsia or other forms of hypertension during pregnancy puts women at increased risk of later stroke, which may be mitigated by long-term use of...
Neurology

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,...
Cardiology

Blood pressure differences between home monitoring and daytime ambulatory values and their reproducibility in treated hypertensive stroke and TIA patients.

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Blood pressure differences between home monitoring and daytime ambulatory values and their reproducibility in treated hypertensive stroke and TIA patients. Am Heart J. 2018 Oct...
Neurology

EDAS Surgery Shows Promise for Intracranial Stenosis

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A phase 2a study provides preliminary evidence that EDAS surgery to reroute brain arteries, used to treat moyamoya disease, may also reduce recurrent stroke in...
Neurology

Anticoagulants Linked to Reduced Dementia Risk in AF

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A new study suggests that dementia risk is increased and accelerated in seniors with atrial fibrillation, but treatment of AF with oral anticoagulants may reduce...
Neurology

Walking Just 4 Hours a Week Linked to Reduced Stroke Severity

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New registry data suggest even light to moderate physical activity may result in a less severe stroke over time. Medscape Medical News Source link...

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