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2012-02-03 19:00:01

An experimental blood clot-removing device outperformed the FDA-approved MERCI; retriever device, according to late-breaking science presented at the American Stroke Association’s 2012 International Stroke Conference.

2012-02-03 19:00:55

Johns Hopkins neurologists report success with a new means of getting rid of potentially lethal blood clots in the brain safely without cutting through easily damaged brain tissue or removing large pieces of skull.

2012-02-01 12:32:42

Clot-busting drugs may be safe for patients who wake up experiencing stroke symptoms.

2011-11-17 03:41:20

People with a history of stroke or diabetes who were given clot-busting drugs to break up blood clots after stroke fared better than those who did not receive the drugs.

2011-11-14 23:31:00

A targeted, nanoparticle gelatin-based clot-busting treatment dissolved significantly more blood clots than a currently used drug in an animal study of acute coronary syndrome.

2011-10-27 14:11:19

Patients who had a transient ischaemic attack (TIA), sometimes referred to as a "mini stroke", were much less likely to experience further vascular events in the first year if their care was co-ordinated by a special hospital team.

2011-09-15 05:13:18

Patients who live in rural areas may have a new option for stroke care that doesn't involve traveling long distances.

2011-09-09 14:47:58

Considerable regional differences exist in the treatment of patients with acute cerebral infarction.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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