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A new analysis of a prior trial found that endovascular thrombectomy for ischemic stroke reduced length of hospital stay by a median of 2.6 days, a 29% reduction compared to ... Endovascular thrombectomy resulted in reduced length of stay, more home time,
July 2019

Eliminating disparities in stroke outcomes

Acute ischemic stroke patients who arrive at the hospital within 120 minutes of symptom onset should have IV tPA initiated at the hospital within 180 minutes of symptom onset. ... Ischemic stroke patients should receive antithrombotic therapy by the end
June 2008

Focused guideline update addresses endovascular treatment for early management of acute ischemic stroke

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recently issued a focused update to their 2013 guidelines on early management of acute ischemic stroke. ... acute ischemic stroke treated with guideline-directed intravenous recombinant tissue
July 2015

Test yourself: Stroke

Correct answer: D. Withholding of all antihypertensive medications. For uncomplicated ischemic strokes in patients without concurrent acute coronary artery disease or heart failure, consensus exists that antihypertensive medications, such as
June 2010


ischemic stroke within one year, 320 (4.0%) died within 90 days, and 814 (10.1%) died within one year. ... TIA or nonsevere ischemic stroke with the guideline-concordant processes of care for which they are eligible.”.
July 2019

MKSAP quiz on stroke

She has had an acute ischemic stroke with an identified cause that resulted in significant motor dysfunction. ... Because her initial evaluation occurred 12 hours after her acute ischemic stroke, she is not a candidate for intravenous recombinant tissue
October 2012


The findings of a recent trial do not support using intensive glucose control to treat hyperglycemia in patients with acute ischemic stroke, with or without type 2 diabetes. ... mg/dL [8.3 mmol/L] if the patient did not have diabetes) and acute ischemic
July 2019

Building new stroke systems

The trials showed that when delivered within 6 hours of symptom onset, ET was superior to usual care for patients with acute ischemic stroke with large vessel occlusions. ... All patients with ischemic stroke should get tPA while you are making plans
February 2016

Thrombectomy up to 6 hours after ischemic stroke symptoms shows benefit

Patients with severe ischemic stroke may benefit from thrombectomy within 6 hours of symptom onset, a new study found. ... It is likely that intraarterial treatment will not alter the natural history of acute ischemic stroke in the absence of a proximal
December 2014

Thrombolysis may benefit acute ischemic stroke patients with diabetes and prior stroke

Thrombolysis appeared to benefit patients with acute ischemic stroke who had concomitant diabetes or a history of stroke, according to a new study. ... European researchers compared registry data to determine how diabetes and prior stroke affected
November 2011

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