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FDA approves GORE CARDIOFORM Septal Occluder to prevent recurrent ischaemic strokes.- W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
Following the unprecedented Gore REDUCE Clinical Study conclusion that closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) can prevent recurrent ischemic strokes,...
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Excess risk of cardiovascular events in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients decreased since start of 21st Century
Recent improvements in RA management may be driving positive change
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The U.S. FDA has approved the Amplatzer PFO Occluder device, from St Jude Medical, for stroke prevention. The PFO Occluder...
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Anticoagulation therapy for Stroke Prevention Learning Zone offers a deep-dive into atrial fibrillation causes, consequences, diagnosis and management to help you deliver optimal care and prevent strokes in patients living with this common arrhythmia.
The guideline provides a comprehensive examination of stroke care, encompassing the whole of the stroke pathway from acute care through to longer-term rehabilitation, including secondary prevention.
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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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This guideline covers stroke rehabilitation for adults and young people aged 16 and over who have had a stroke with continuing impairment, activity limitation or participation restriction.
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Despite major improvements in primary prevention and acute treatment over the last decades, stroke is still a devastating disease. At the beginning of the 21st century, the age-standardized incidence of stroke in Europe ranged from...
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Medical treatment for spontaneous anticoagulation-related intracerebral hemorrhage in the Netherlands
Spontaneous anticoagulation-related intracerebral hemorrhage accounts for up to a quarter of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage cases and is associated with higher hematoma volume and a worse outcome.
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Delays in the presentation to stroke services of patients with transient ischaemic attack and minor stroke.
The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines state that carotid endarterectomy should be scheduled within 2 weeks of symptoms. The recent National Stroke Strategy has reduced the time interval to 48 h.
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