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2011-02-11 13:26:25

Less than one-third of acute stroke patients treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) receive the clot-busting drug within 60 minutes of their hospital arrival.

2011-02-10 15:38:36

Among patients who have had strokes but aren't sure when symptoms began, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can help distinguish who might benefit from clot-busting drugs while facing acceptable risk.

2011-02-10 12:14:39

Whether or not you're fond of Indian, Southeast Asian and Middle Eastern food, stroke researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center think you may become a fan of one of their key spices.

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2011-02-10 06:00:00

Hospitalization due to stroke rose significantly among Americans under the age of 45, particularly teenage boys and men under 34, between 1994 and 2007.

2011-02-09 13:53:52

Treating mild strokes with the clot-busting drug approved for severe stroke could reduce the number of patients left disabled and save $200 million a year in disability costs.

2011-02-09 13:52:32

Treating mild strokes with the clot-busting drug approved for severe stroke could reduce the number of patients left disabled and save $200 million a year in disability costs.

2011-02-09 13:49:00

The number of acute ischemic stroke hospitalizations among middle-aged and older men and women fell between 1994 and 2007, but sharply increased among those under age 35 — including teens and children — according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2011.

2010-11-24 10:06:59

Thrombolysis (giving anti-clotting drugs within three hours of an acute stroke) is effective in patients aged 40 to 90 years and should not be restricted in elderly patients, as current guidelines advise.

2010-11-22 16:52:00

Faster Diagnosis Enables Better Outcomes PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Huntington Memorial Hospital has been named to the Target Stroke Honor Roll by the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA).

2010-11-22 00:00:41

A new technique that combines the heat and energy of ultrasound with highly targeted delivery of clot-busting drugs appears to be an effective treatment for patients with acute massive pulmonary embolism (PE), commonly referred to as a blood clot in the lung, was presented today at the 37th Annual VEITHsymposium (Vascular Surgery) in New York by Dr.


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