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A hands-free ultrasound device combined with a clot-busting drug was safe for ischemic stroke patients in a phase II pilot study.
Women with clot-caused strokes are less likely than men to arrive at the hospital in time to receive the best treatment.
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).
Award demonstrates the New York Hospital's commitment to quality care for stroke patients. Mt.
Stroke patients are three times more likely to receive clot-busting medication if treated at a certified stroke center.
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