Latest Ischemia Stories
A collaborative team of researchers at Children’s National Medical Center are making progress in understanding how to protect infants needing cardiac surgery from white matter injury, which impacts the nervous system.
LMU researchers developed a new strategy for the treatment of stroke, which could help to improve blood flow to ischemic brain.
A recent study suggests that a new scoring method, called the DRAGON score, can help doctors determine quickly who will respond well to the drug alteplase, a clot-busting drug for stroke patients.
A genetic variant that increases the risk of a common type of stroke has been identified by scientists in a study published online in Nature Genetics today.
For patients with incurable pulmonary conditions, a lung transplantation is the only available treatment option.
For patients admitted to an emergency department with chest pain, use of a contemporary or highly sensitive test for levels of troponin I (a protein in muscle tissue) may help rule-out a diagnosis of heart attack, while changes in the measured levels of this biomarker at 3 hours after admission may be useful to confirm a diagnosis of heart attack.
The chemokine CXCL12 acts as a chemical signal which mobilizes hematopoietic and other types of stem cells to leave the bone marrow and enter the circulation.
In a first of its kind study, researchers have discovered that the size of a heart attack and the remaining left-ventricular function that follows depends on the time of day that ischemia in the heart occurs.
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