Tag : TIA

Neurology

ECG Increases AF Detection, but Not Anticoagulation, After Stroke

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Researchers suggest that additional ECG monitoring should be focused on patients with stroke who are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation. Medscape Medical News Source...
Neurology

Target Ticagrelor to Minor Stroke, TIA Patients With AS

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Latest results from the THALES trial show that dual antiplatelet therapy with ticagrelor and aspirin has the best risk-benefit ratio for patients who also have...
Neurology

RIVER: Rivaroxaban Rivals Warfarin in AF, Mitral Bioprosthesis

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The trial from Brazil may not be easily extrapolated to other regions, but it starts to fill a largely vacant evidence base for patients not...
Neurology

FDA Broadens Ticagrelor Indication to Stroke Prevention

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In the THALES trial, ticagrelor plus aspirin led to a statistically significant reduction in stroke or death in with patients acute ischemic stroke or high-risk...
Neurology

Small Complicated Carotid Plaques May Be Culprit in Some Strokes

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A new study suggests it’s not just the size of carotid stenosis but also specific plaque features that are important in causing ischemic stroke, and...
Neurology

'Cautious' DOAC Underdosing in AF May Push Mortality Higher

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Risk-averse clinicians might be doing more harm than good by prescribing direct oral anticoagulants at lower-than-recommended dosages in hope of avoiding bleeding complications, suggests a...
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...

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