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AHA/ASA guidelines on acute ischemic stroke expand thrombectomy window

Telestroke/teleradiology evaluations of acute ischemic stroke patients can be effective for correct IV alteplase decision making. ... For patients with acute ischemic stroke who qualify for statin treatment, in-hospital initiation of statin therapy is
January 2018

Stewardship, stroke mimics

Compared to patients with true ischemic strokes, those with mimics were younger (median age, 54 vs. ... a reasonable tradeoff for earlier treatment time of patients with acute stroke and their subsequent improved outcomes.”.
March 2020

Infective endocarditis increases ischemic stroke risk for up to two years

There is an increased risk of ischemic stroke for up to two years after a hospitalization for infective endocarditis, a new study found. ... Results were published by Clinical Infectious Diseases on April 27. Compared to the matched controls, patients
May 2019

New device for strokes due to PFO

The device reduces the risk of stroke in patients who had a previous stroke believed to be caused by a blood clot that passed through a patent foramen ovale and then ... Adverse effects associated with the device or the implantation procedure include
January 2017

Door-to-needle initiative associated with more timely tPA administration, better outcomes in acute ischemic stroke

The “Target: Stroke” initiative was a national quality improvement initiative aimed at improving door-to-needle (DTN) times for tPA administration in patients with acute ischemic stroke. ... The current study included 71,169 patients with acute
April 2014

Endovascular therapy not superior to IV tPA for acute ischemic stroke

For patients with acute ischemic stroke, endovascular therapy isn't superior to standard treatment with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (IV tPA), a study found. ... Researchers in a multicenter study randomly assigned 362 acute ischemic stroke
February 2013

Stroke windows keep opening wider

A study published in JAMA on July 10, 2018, compared aspirin to tPA in patients with minor nondisabling acute ischemic stroke and found similar functional outcomes. ... Twenty-four hours is your new acute stroke window, and I think we're not quite
July 2019

Guidelines issued on early management of acute ischemic stroke

The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association recently issued updated guidelines on the early management of acute ischemic stroke. ... emergency evaluation and diagnosis of acute ischemic stroke, including triage and initial
February 2013

Stroke units: Not just for big hospitals anymore

The researchers found that patients with acute stroke were more likely to survive, return home, and regain independence if they received care in a designated SCU. ... The National Stroke Association advises that an acute stroke team should include, at
April 2014

Measure of the month: stroke and stroke rehabilitation

She is a member of ACP Hospitalist's editorial advisory board. The frequency of this measure is each hospital stay for active treatment for ischemic stroke or intracranial hemorrhage during the ... The denominator population encompasses patients with
December 2008

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