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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

Test yourself: Stroke

Correct answer: D. Withholding of all antihypertensive medications. For uncomplicated ischemic strokes in patients without concurrent acute coronary artery disease or heart failure, consensus exists that antihypertensive medications, such as
June 2010

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

Migraines and stroke, guidance for transcatheter aortic valve replacement, and more

The study's primary outcome was perioperative ischemic stroke within 30 days after surgery. ... However, they concluded that their results indicate that migraine, especially migraine with aura, should be included as a marker for increased ischemic stroke
April 2017

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

MKSAP quiz on stroke

She has had an acute ischemic stroke with an identified cause that resulted in significant motor dysfunction. ... Because her initial evaluation occurred 12 hours after her acute ischemic stroke, she is not a candidate for intravenous recombinant tissue
October 2012

Hypertension often undertreated after hospitalization for stroke

Patients who were hospitalized for an ischemic stroke often had a systolic blood pressure above 160 mm Hg at discharge and at subsequent outpatient visits, a recent study found. ... Researchers in the Veterans Health Administration analyzed 3,153
January 2015

New oral anticoagulants compared for stroke prevention in afib

Apixaban, rivaroxaban and dabigatran appeared to have similar efficacy for secondary stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation, according to a new analysis. ... Patients taking the lower dosage of dabigatran versus rivaroxaban had lower
November 2012

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

Patients with and without lesions have similar outcomes after nondisabling ischemic stroke

Twenty-nine percent of patients who had a nondisabling ischemic stroke did not have a lesion identified on diffusion-weighted MRI. ... Patients who had a nondisabling ischemic stroke had similar outcomes at 1 year regardless of whether a lesion was found
October 2015

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