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.”.
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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.
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