Robotics, stem cell therapy, and computer-controlled interfaces are promising, but cost may slow adoption.
Patients with acute ischemia, chronic ischemia or small blood vessel damage at a greater risk.
Longer surgeries increase the risk of developing venous thromboembolism.
Current decisions are largely based on behavioral assessments.
Risk highest for those on anticoagulation and also taking an NSAID
Stroke emergency mobile units increase the percentage of stroke patients who receive thrombolysis within an hour of symptom onset.
Patients who have been hospitalized for myocardial infarction or stroke experience short- and long-term increases in functional disability.
Earlier treatment with tPA post-stroke increases the odds of survival with minimal disability.