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A Great Debate at EuroPCR 2014 saw experts discussing the role of the two most valuable strategies to save the lives of ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) patients: primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and thrombolysis.
UVA's stroke program has received the highest quality award from the American Heart Association. Charlottesville,VA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The American
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.
Using an ambulance that included a computed tomography (CT) scanner, point-of-care laboratory, telemedicine connection and a specialized prehospital stroke team resulted in decreased time to treatment for ischemic stroke.
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.
While all stroke patients benefit from faster treatment, younger patients seem to gain more benefit than older patients.
Serious Complication of Post-thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) Often Causes Lengthy Disability; Interventional Radiologists Offer Solutions Through Minimally Invasive, Image-guided Medicine FAIRFAX,
REHOVOT, Israel, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Pharm Ltd (TASE: DPRM) announced today, March 4th, 2014, the successful interim analysis of the first group of stroke patients
Hispanic stroke patients admitted to hospitals in the border states of California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas were less likely than non-Hispanics in the same border states to receive clot-busting drugs and more likely to die.
Children improved their understanding of stroke symptoms and what to do if they witness a stroke after playing a 15-minute stroke education video game.