News tagged with stroke patients

One in three stroke emergencies don't use EMS

More than a third of stroke patients don't get to the hospital by ambulance, even though that's the fastest way to get there, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart ...

Apr 30, 2013
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Better treatment for stroke patients on horizon

Two molecules may provide, for the first time, an indication of which stroke patients will suffer a further, long-term neurological deficit, allowing doctors to tailor treatment more effectively.

Mar 27, 2013
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Antiplatelet drugs don't up ICH risk in new study

(HealthDay)—Pre-existing antiplatelet use does not seem to be associated with an increased risk of ischemic hemorrhage (ICH), according to an observational study published in the February issue of Academic Em ...

Mar 25, 2013
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Encouraging early results for redesigned Sapien valve

The new Sapien XT aortic valve showed a non-significantly lower rate of death and strokes at 30 days than the original model, and both valves demonstrated notably better short-term outcomes than seen with the Sapien system ...

Mar 11, 2013
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