News tagged with recurrent strokes

One in four stroke patients suffer PTSD

One in four people who survive a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) suffer from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) within the first year post-event, and one in nine experience chronic PTSD more than ...

Jun 19, 2013
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Results of the RESPECT trial presented at TCT 2012

A clinical trial indicates that using an investigational medical device to close a PFO, or "hole in the heart," may be superior to medical management alone in the prevention of a repeated stroke. Results of the RESPECT trial ...

Oct 25, 2012
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