1494 Results for Stroke

  1. In the Clinic-Stroke: Thrombectomy Benefit Found to Extend to 24 Hours for Stroke Patients

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFFindings from the DAWN trial suggest a major benefit of endovascular thrombectomy for patients with stroke who have a mismatch between infarct size and the magnitude of clinical deficits over medical

    • Owens, Sarah
    • Neurology Today
    • January 11, 2018
  2. In the Clinic-Stroke: Early Hormone Therapy Not Associated with Greater Stroke Risk in Postmenopausal Women

    ... of stroke.When initiated within five years of menopause onset, hormone therapy (HT) was not associated with an increased risk of stroke, according to an analysis of data from five Swedish population-based studies

    • Bender, Eve
    • Neurology Today
    • January 25, 2018
  3. Tenecteplase Found Non-Inferior to Activase for Large Strokes

    ... activator (tPA) agent alteplase (Activase) in treating patients who must be transported from a community hospital to a comprehensive stroke treatment center, researchers suggested here at the International Stroke

    • Neurology Today
    • January 29, 2018
  4. The Evidence Linking Smoking Cessation to Reduced Stroke Risk

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFIn a study showing the impact of smoking on ischemic stroke, researchers reported that the five-year risk for stroke was 22 percent in patients who continued to smoke compared with 15.7 percent in people

    • Talan, Jamie
    • Neurology Today
    • October 05, 2017
  5. Monoclonal Antibody Fails to Help Walking After Stroke

    ... after acute stroke, did not appear to improve outcomes when compared with placebo, researchers reported here on Wednesday at the 2017 International Stroke Conference sponsored by the American Heart Association/American

    • Neurology Today
    • February 27, 2017
  6. In the Clinic-Patent Foramen Ovale Closure and Stroke: PFO Closure Associated with Fewer Recurrent Ischemic Strokes Compared to Medical Therapy

    ... ischemic stroke was associated with a lower rate of subsequent ischemic strokes when compared to medical therapy in several new reports in the September 14 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.Adverse events

    • Bender, Eve
    • Neurology Today
    • November 02, 2017