In the News

Physical activity that conforms to medical and health association guidelines is associated with a lower risk of atrial fibrillation and stroke, according to a study published in the European Heart Journal. Steven Lubitz, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, and colleagues...
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) Stroke Council Leadership convened quickly to provide important guidance about cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) and thrombocytopenia, together called thrombosis and thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS), in patients who have...
Women who had pre-eclampsia during pregnancy are at least 3 times more likely to have a stroke later in life than women who did not have a history of pre-eclampsia, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open. “Our study strongly suggests that, for women who have a history of pre-eclampsia...
The hormonal therapies used to treat many breast and prostate cancers increase the risk of a myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke, and patients should be monitored regularly and receive treatment to reduce risk and detect problems as they occur, according to a new American Heart Association...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorised marketing of a new device indicated for use in patients aged 18 years and older undergoing stroke rehabilitation to facilitate muscle re-education and for maintaining or increasing range of motion. The Neurolutions IpsiHand Upper Extremity...

Conference Reports

By Eric Ramos VIRTUAL -- April 29, 2021 -- Patients with anaemia who undergo transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and receive periprocedural bivalirudin or unfractionated heparin do not appear to have higher rates of adverse cardiac events 30 days after the procedure, according to a study...
By Erika Powers VIRTUAL -- April 27, 2021 -- Elevated pre-procedural blood pressure variability during interhospital transport for endovascular thrombectomy is associated with lower odds of good functional outcome at 90 days, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 Annual Meeting of the...
By Nancy Melville YORK, Me -- March 24, 2021 -- Patients who receive stroke treatment in a mobile stroke unit are significantly more likely to receive potentially life-saving clot-buster treatment, to receive treatment within 1 hour of stroke onset, and to achieve a full recovery than those...
By Nancy Melville YORK, Me -- March 23, 2021 -- A novel, radially adjustable stent retriever, Tigertriever, is highly effective and safe in the removal of thrombus in patients with large-vessel occlusive strokes, with revascularisation success that is superior to other currently approved devices,...
By Nancy Melville YORK, Me -- March 23, 2021 -- Outcomes in the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke with endovascular thrombectomy appear similar with or without prior use of intravenous (IV) thrombolysis with alteplase, according to a study presented at the 2021 Virtual International Stroke...

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