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2013-05-16 14:58:11

A new study from the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine has found that, when delivered via ultrasound, the natural enzyme plasmin is more effective at dissolving stroke-causing clots than the standard of care, recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA).

2013-03-27 12:57:58

Certified Primary Stroke Centers are three times more likely to administer clot-busting treatment for strokes than non-certified centers.

2013-03-27 12:34:52

Stroke patients are three times more likely to receive clot-busting medication if treated at a certified stroke center.

2013-03-14 17:23:00

When someone has a stroke, time equals brain.

2013-03-13 15:21:24

Millions of Americans take aspirin or other drugs every day to reduce their risk of heart attacks or other problems caused by blood clots.

2013-03-12 22:59:56

A clot-busting therapy may benefit some heart attack patients who cannot have immediate angioplasty.

2013-02-13 23:03:52

NeuroCareTech introduces First iPhone app designed by a doctor for doctors’ clinical use to help rapidly determine stroke patient eligibility for life-saving treatment called tPA.

2013-02-12 10:23:42

Strokes that occur during or shortly after surgery can be devastating, resulting in longer hospital stays and increased risks of death or long-term disability.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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