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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

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

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

Mobilization after stroke: Is sooner better?

Another major concern is when to mobilize a patient after ischemic stroke who has been treated with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA). ... Cerebrovasc Dis. 2009; 28:378-83. [PMID: 19641313]. Sundseth A, Thommessen B, Ronning OM.Outcome After
October 2012

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. ... An editorial that accompanied the study emphasized the difficulty of making treatment decisions in patients presenting
May 2017

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

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

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

Stroke transfers, order volume

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. Patients with acute ischemic stroke who were transferred to specialized stroke centers had more severe strokes on arrival and higher in-hospital mortality compared to those ... Researchers analyzed 970, 390 cases of
January 2019

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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