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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

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

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

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

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

Stroke units: Not just for big hospitals anymore

The researchers found that patients with acute stroke were more likely to survive, return home, and regain independence if they received care in a designated SCU. ... The National Stroke Association advises that an acute stroke team should include, at
April 2014

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

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

Stroke imaging and AKI, beta-blockers after MI, and more.

Studies published through December 2016 were included if they involved patients having imaging for acute ischemic stroke, had at least 50 patients in each treatment group for case-control studies or ... However, they concluded that their results indicate
January 2018

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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