Investigators sought to determine whether there is a link between the frequency of recent ischemic stroke in patients with symptomatic pulmonary embolism and patent foramen ovale.
In an effort to improve patient outcomes and facilitate stroke care delivery, the American Stroke Association (ASA) has released a 2019 update on recommendations for the development of comprehensive stroke systems of care.
Dabigatran is not superior to aspirin for preventing recurrent stroke in patients with recent history of embolic stroke of undetermined source.
Patients with nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage with normal angiogram results had better functional outcomes than patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
There is considerable variation in the use of rehabilitation services in the acute care setting following ischemic stroke.
Music listening interventions appear to be a promising approach to improving cognitive recovery following a stroke.
An acute diffusion-weighted imaging lesion may predict an increased long-term risk for recurrent ischemic stroke after transient ischemic attack or minor stroke.
The use of clopidogrel with aspirin in short-term treatments of acute TIA or minor AIS has a low rate of complication due to major hemorrhage.
HealthDay News — The use of alteplase between 4.5 and 9.0 hours after stroke onset results in a higher number of patients with no or minor neurological deficits, according to a study published in the May 9 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Henry Ma, PhD, from the University of Melbourne in Australia,…
Researchers investigated the long-term risk for stroke in women with prior history of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy.