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Revving up rural stroke response

Telehealth, helicopters, and hospitalists all have a part to play in reducing disparities in stroke outcomes, experts say.
7 Sep 2022

CT perfusion imaging not often available at hospitals treating acute ischemic stroke

In findings from a Texas Medicare cohort validated with national data, 3% of patients with acute ischemic stroke were evaluated with CT perfusion, and most cases were evaluated at hospitals that did not offer this test.
31 Mar 2021

Early anticoagulation appears safe after acute ischemic stroke in patients with afib

The AREST trial, which ended early due to changes in national guidelines, found statistically similar but numerically lower rates of the primary study outcome (fatal stroke, recurrent ischemic stroke, or transient ischemic attack) in those who received anticoagulation early with apixaban versus later with warfarin.
3 Mar 2021

Analysis shows good adherence to stroke guidelines in stroke registry hospitals

The Get With The Guidelines study did identify some areas of potential improvement in inpatient stroke care, including more dysphagia screening and use of high-intensity statin therapy.
27 Jul 2022

U.S. study finds gaps in access to mechanical thrombectomy for ischemic stroke

An analysis spanning 11 U.S. states found that 16% of patients with ischemic stroke from 2016 through 2018 were treated by EDs and hospitals that neither performed mechanical thrombectomy nor transferred patients to receive it.
19 May 2021

Measure of the month: stroke and stroke rehabilitation

Measure of the month: stroke and stroke rehabilitation.
15 Dec 2008

Infective endocarditis increases ischemic stroke risk for up to two years

The risk of ischemic stroke was highest during the first four weeks after an infective endocarditis diagnosis, and it was lower in patients on anticoagulation, according to the Danish registry study.
8 May 2019

Meth use associated with higher risk of heart failure, myocardial infarction, stroke

An analysis of hospitalized patients found that those who used methamphetamine had a 32% increase in cardiovascular disease risk compared to nonusers who also had been hospitalized. Risk increases associated with misuse of alcohol and cocaine were 28% and 47%, respectively.
10 Aug 2022

Greater SBP reduction linked to better outcomes after thrombolysis for stroke

Analyses of the ENCHANTED trial found that in the day after stroke symptom onset, every 10-mm Hg drop in systolic blood pressure (SBP) (down to as low as 110 to 120 mm Hg) was associated with a 20% decrease in the odds of unfavorable functional status.
3 Nov 2021

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