Tag : tissue plasminogen activator (tpa)

Neurology

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...
Neurology

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...
Neurology

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...
Neurology

Meta-analysis Confirms Late Thrombolysis Benefits in Stroke

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Further results have confirmed the benefit of thrombolysis up to 9 hours after onset of ischemic stroke in patients with salvageable brain tissue identified by...
Neurology

ENCHANTED: Intensive BP Lowering Not Linked to Stroke Recovery

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Although intensive blood pressure management may reduce risk for intracranial hemorrhage in thrombolysis-treated stroke, the protocol does not improve functional outcome, say researchers. Medscape Medical...
Neurology

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...
Neurology

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...
Neurology

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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