Data from multiple sources - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 06 June 2017

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Honda Walking Assist Device, an assistive device for use in the rehabilitation of walking, secures CE Mark.- Honda Motor Co Ltd.

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced that the Honda Walking Assist Device, an assistive device for use in the training and...

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FDA approves Riptide Aspiration System to treat Acute Ischemic Stroke ._ Medtronic.

Medtronic plc announced that the company's Neurovascular business unit received FDA clearance of the Riptide Aspiration System, adding a valuable...

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Trial analysis presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) shows Lixiana has greater reductions in ischaemic events compared to warfarin

Sub analysis of ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 trial showed Lixiana has greater reductions in ischaemic events compared to warfarin.

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Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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Guidelines

Management of Atherosclerotic Carotid and Vertebral Artery Disease: 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines of the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS)

The European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) has prepared guidelines for treating patients with atherosclerotic carotid and vertebral artery (VA) disease.

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Guideline for reversal of antithrombotics in intracranial hemorrhage.

The use of antithrombotic agents, including anticoagulants, antiplatelet agents, and thrombolytics has increased over the last decade and is expected to continue to rise.

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European Stroke Organisation (ESO) guidelines for the management of temperature in patients with acute ischemic stroke

Hyperthermia is a frequent complication in up to 50% of patients with acute ischemic stroke, and it was shown to...

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Journal articles

Timing of surgery for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Introduction: The timing of surgery for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage influences the outcome, but the optimal timing remains controversial. We conducted a systematic review to clarify whether early surgery was better...

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Stroke and methamphetamine use in young adults: a review.

Background: Methamphetamine use and stroke are significant public health problems. Strokes among people aged below 45 years are much less common than in older age groups but have significant mortality and morbidity.

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Thrombectomy 6 to 24 Hours after Stroke with a Mismatch between Deficit and Infarct.

The effect of endovascular thrombectomy that is performed more than 6 hours after the onset of ischemic stroke is uncertain. Patients with a clinical deficit that is disproportionately severe relative to the infarct volume...

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Clinical trials

Clinical Mismatch in the Triage of Wake Up and Late Presenting Strokes Undergoing Neurointervention With Trevo (DAWN)

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the hypothesis that Trevo thrombectomy plus medical management leads to superior clinical outcomes at 90 days as compared to medical management alone in appropriately selected subjects...

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Rivaroxaban for the Prevention of Major Cardiovascular Events in Coronary or Peripheral Artery Disease (COMPASS)

The primary purpose of this study is to evaluate whether treatment with rivaroxaban and aspirin or rivaroxaban alone is better than aspirin alone in prevention of heart attacks, stroke or cardiovascular death...

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An Efficacy and Safety Study for Rivaroxaban in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome

The purpose of this study is to determine whether rivaroxaban in addition to standard care reduces the risk of the composite of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, or stroke in patients...

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Stroke: clinical review

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