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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

Building new stroke systems

The trials showed that when delivered within 6 hours of symptom onset, ET was superior to usual care for patients with acute ischemic stroke with large vessel occlusions. ... imaging and qualified specialists.“ Since the studies and updated guidelines
February 2016

Focused guideline update addresses endovascular treatment for early management of acute ischemic stroke

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recently issued a focused update to their 2013 guidelines on early management of acute ischemic stroke. ... acute ischemic stroke treated with guideline-directed intravenous recombinant tissue
July 2015

Eliminating disparities in stroke outcomes

Acute ischemic stroke patients who arrive at the hospital within 120 minutes of symptom onset should have IV tPA initiated at the hospital within 180 minutes of symptom onset. ... Ischemic stroke patients should receive antithrombotic therapy by the end
June 2008

New risk score for in-hospital pneumonia after acute ischemic stroke

Researchers have developed a 34-point risk score to predict in-hospital pneumonia after acute ischemic stroke that appears to have better discrimination than older scores. ... Study patients were at least 18 years old, had been hospitalized with a
March 2013

Alteplase treatment associated with slightly improved long-term survival after ischemic stroke

If they survived the acute event, patients who received alteplase within 6 hours of an ischemic stroke were more likely to be alive 3 years later, according to new follow-up ... The initial trial randomized 3,035 Australian, European, and British
July 2016

Measure of the month: Stroke and stroke rehabilitation

DVT prophylaxis in stroke,. antiplatelets in stroke,. anticoagulant in stroke with atrial fibrillation,. ... tPA considered in stroke,. dysphagia screen in stroke,. rehab considered in stroke,.
April 2009

Alternative antiplatelet agents, alone or as adjunct, more effective than continuing aspirin monotherapy after new ischemic stroke

Researchers used a stroke registry database from 14 South Korean hospitals to evaluate different subsequent antiplatelet strategies in patients who had a new ischemic stroke while taking aspirin for prevention. ... However, they concluded that switching
December 2015

Most ischemic stroke readmissions aren't preventable, study suggests

Only a small proportion of ischemic stroke readmissions are preventable, a new study found. ... Researchers examined 30-day readmissions data for 307,887 Medicare patients discharged with a primary diagnosis of ischemic stroke between Dec.
November 2013

COX-2 inhibitors associated with greater risk for death after ischemic stroke

Cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 inhibitor use before hospital admission for ischemic stroke was associated with a higher 30-day mortality rate, according to a new study. ... However, they concluded that use of COX-2 inhibitors before hospital admission for
November 2014

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