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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

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.“ But the ICH [intracranial hemorrhage] ... acute stroke window, and I think we're not
July 2019

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. ... patients to be eligible.“ It is likely that intraarterial treatment will not alter the natural history of acute ischemic stroke
December 2014

Telemedicine, from both sides now

Czartoski. However, legislation is starting to catch up, as the Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine (FAST) Act went into effect this year.“ Now, every telestroke consult that's performed, regardless of
August 2019

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

Finding atrial fibrillation in the hospital

higher risk of stroke and mortality within 30 days and over the long term. ... includes investigating for recurrent AF and managing stroke prophylaxis with or without anticoagulants.”.
August 2019

Clinical decision tool may predict benefit of intra-arterial treatment after acute ischemic stroke

A new clinical decision tool may help determine which acute ischemic stroke patients may benefit from intra-arterial treatment. ... However, they concluded that the model may provide clinicians with guidance when weighing intra-arterial treatment
May 2017


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

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

Thrombolysis use for acute ischemic stroke doubled in four-year period

Approximately 3.4% to 5.2% of acute ischemic stroke patients received thrombolytics in 2009—about double the 2005 treatment rate, a new analysis found. ... groups 14 (intracranial hemorrhage or stroke with infarct), 15 (nonspecific cerebrovascular
June 2011

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