Latest Acute Ischemic Stroke Stories
Clot retrieval procedure increases positive outcomes from 29% to 53% and reduces mortality rate ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb.
Swedish Medical Center leads the way in effectively treating nation's fourth leading cause of death DENVER, Dec.
Patents granted for innovative minimally invasive technology for Acute Ischemic Stroke treatment, strengthening Neuravi's patent portfolio. Galway, Ireland
Enrollment in Worldwide Trial Continues as Planned REDMOND, Wash., Sept.
Administering a clot-dissolving drug to stroke victims quickly — ideally within the first 60 minutes after they arrive at a hospital emergency room — is crucial to saving their lives, preserving their brain function and reducing disability.
The majority of adults surveyed indicated they would want administration of clot-dissolving medications if incapacitated by a stroke, a finding that supports clinicians' use of this treatment if patient surrogates are not available to provide consent.
In a study that included more than 71,000 stroke patients, implementation of a quality initiative was associated with improvement in the time to treatment and a lower risk of in-hospital death, intracranial hemorrhage (bleeding in the brain), and an increase in the portion of patients discharged to their home.
Stryker Continues Rapid Innovation with a Second Generation Fully Visible Stent Retriever to Treat Acute Ischemic Stroke KALAMAZOO, Mich., Feb.
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