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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.
Every minute counts after the onset of a stroke.
Less than one-third of acute stroke patients treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) receive the clot-busting drug within 60 minutes of their hospital arrival.
Among patients who have had strokes but aren't sure when symptoms began, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can help distinguish who might benefit from clot-busting drugs while facing acceptable risk.
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