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
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
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
stroke. Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial of Endovascular Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Netherlands (MR CLEAN). ... A randomized trial of intraarterial treatment for acute ischemic stroke. N Engl J Med.
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
Another major concern is when to mobilize a patient after ischemic stroke who has been treated with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA). ... Outcome After Mobilization Within 24 Hours of Acute Stroke: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
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
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
Guidelines issued on preventing stroke in patients with previous stroke and transient ischemic attack
The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association have released new guidelines on preventing stroke in patients who have survived an ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). ... Patients with a history of ischemic stroke
Using ICD-10 codes, they identified patients with prior ischemic stroke; they didn't include patients with hemorrhagic stroke or transient ischemic attack. ... MACE was a combination of nonfatal acute myocardial infarction, nonfatal ischemic stroke, and