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2012-02-03 19:00:24

An experimental device for removing blood clots in stroke patients dramatically outperformed the standard mechanical treatment, according to research presented by UCLA Stroke Center director Dr. Jeffrey L. Saver at the American Stroke Association's 2012 international conference in New Orleans on Feb. 3.

2012-02-03 19:00:25

In the largest and longest head-to-head comparison of two anti-clotting medications, warfarin and aspirin were similar in preventing deaths and strokes in heart failure patients with normal heart rhythm, according to late-breaking research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2012.

2012-02-03 19:00:38

An innovative approach to genome screening has provided clues about rare mutations that may make people susceptible to brain aneurysms, predisposing them to brain bleeds, according to preliminary late-breaking research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2012.

2012-02-03 19:00:48

A new drug that showed promise in animal studies and an early clinical trial didn’t improve disability among stroke patients, according to late-breaking research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2012.

2012-02-03 19:00:11

The anti-blood clot regimen that adds the drug clopidogrel (Plavix) to aspirin treatment is unlikely to prevent recurrent strokes and may increase the risk of bleeding and death in patients with subcortical stroke according to late-breaking research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2012.

2012-02-03 19:00:01

An experimental blood clot-removing device outperformed the FDA-approved MERCI; retriever device, according to late-breaking science presented at the American Stroke Association’s 2012 International Stroke Conference.

2011-07-20 13:45:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reaffirming Kaiser Permanente's commitment to delivering excellent quality care, several of Kaiser Permanente's medical centers have received the "Get With The Guidelines®" award from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

2011-04-22 00:00:31

Innovative marketing consultancy, CultureLab, is added to American Heart Association's agency roster for targeted social media outreach and content creation for its Power To End Stroke initiative targeting African Americans. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association is increasing its social media outreach targeted to African Americans for its Power To End Stroke initiative and has hired marketing consultancy, CultureLab...

2011-02-26 00:00:27

Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center and Methodist Richardson Medical Center recently received Advanced Certification as Primary Stroke Centers Dallas, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 24, 2011 Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center and Methodist Richardson Medical Center recently received Advanced Certification as Primary Stroke Centers following on-site certification reviews from the Joint Commission, which accredits and certifies more...


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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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