Neuroscience

Study finds traumatic brain injury treatment is ineffective

More than 1.7 million people in the U.S. alone suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) every year, often resulting in permanent disabilities or death. Up to half of these patients will experience progression of bleeding inside ...

Cardiology

Ultra-early neurological deterioration common in stroke

(HealthDay)—Ultra-early neurological deterioration (U-END) occurs in one in eight ambulance-transported patients with acute cerebrovascular disease and is associated with significantly worse outcomes, according to a study ...

Cardiology

Catheter-directed, low-dose fibrinolysis safe, effective for PE

(HealthDay)—Ultrasound-facilitated, catheter-directed, low-dose fibrinolysis appears safe and efficacious for acute massive and submassive pulmonary embolism (PE), according to a study published in the Aug. 24 issue of ...

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