Cardiology

Aspiration noninferior to stent retriever for clot removal

(HealthDay)—Aspiration is as effective as the traditional stent retriever approach for clot removal in patients presenting with large-vessel occlusion stroke, according to a study published online March 9 in The Lancet.

Cardiology

Innovative model improves access to life-saving stroke care

Training interventional radiologists to perform endovascular thrombectomies results in positive outcomes for patients experiencing stroke, according to a study presented today at the Society of Interventional Radiology Annual ...

Neuroscience

Being overweight may be linked to better survival from stroke

It may seem counterintuitive, but having some extra body fat may be linked to an increased chance of surviving a stroke, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's ...

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