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A citywide study published online in todayâ€™s issue of Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association demonstrates racial disparities in the use of clot-busting drugs to treat acute ischemic stroke, the most common type of stroke.
In a review of nationwide hospital databases, University of Cincinnati (UC) emergency medicine and neurology researchers have found that the rate of treatment with the standard therapy for acute ischemic stroke patients has doubled since 2005.
The use of clot-busting drugs to treat acute ischemic stroke increased from 2005 through 2009 â€” but is still low.
A new treatment that treats a subset of stroke patients by combining minimally invasive surgery, an imaging technique likened to "GPS for the brain," and the clot-busting drug t-PA appears to be safe and effective.
Although so-called clot-busting drugs are commonly used in the treatment of some patients with blood clots in the lungs.
Approximately 14 percent of all strokes occur during sleep, preventing many from getting clot-busting treatment.
Approximately 14 percent of all strokes occur during sleep, preventing many from getting clot-busting treatment, according to a study.
Cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins may help clot-busting drugs treat strokes.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Talecris Biotherapeutics, Inc. (TLCR) announced today that it has been granted orphan drug designation by the European Commission for the development of Plasmin (human) to treat acute peripheral arterial occlusion (aPAO).
Whether or not you're a fan of Indian, Southeast Asian or Middle Eastern food, stroke researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center say you might become fond of one of their key spices.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.