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Latest Thrombolysis Stories

2014-02-14 11:11:55

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.

2014-01-31 10:48:53

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.

2013-10-25 10:22:49

A hands-free ultrasound device combined with a clot-busting drug was safe for ischemic stroke patients in a phase II pilot study.

2013-09-18 15:41:40

Todd Dunlap, 62, arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center's emergency room on Aug. 8 suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue and extreme cold.

2013-07-26 13:31:18

Women with clot-caused strokes are less likely than men to arrive at the hospital in time to receive the best treatment.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.