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AHA/ASA guidelines on acute ischemic stroke expand thrombectomy window

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
January 2018

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

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

Endovascular therapy may herald a new era in stroke care

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.
June 2015

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

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). ... Outcome After Mobilization Within 24 Hours of Acute Stroke: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
October 2012

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

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
May 2014

History of ischemic stroke raises risk of adverse events after noncardiac surgery

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
July 2014

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