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OPTION trial initiated to compare WATCHMAN FLX left atrial appendage closure platform to first-line oral anticoagulants

Boston Scientific Corporation has initiated the OPTION trial to compare safety and effectiveness of the next-generation WATCHMAN FLX left atrial...

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Tenecteplase enters phase III TIMELESS trial to treat acute ischemic stroke

Genentech recently initiated the Phase III TIMELESS trial to evaluate TNKase (tenecteplase) in people with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) when...

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Phase IIIb ELIMINATE-AF study of Lixiana shows safety and efficacy in bleeding events

Daiichi Sankyo announced results from phase IIIb ELIMINATE-AF, a prospective, randomised, open label, blinded endpoint evaluation (PROBE) design study assessing...

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Migraine Knowledge Centre

The Migraine Knowledge Centre features latest research on the prevalence and impact of migraine, the proposed neurological basis of the condition (and how this is being translated into new and exciting drug therapies), as well as current patient care strategies collated from headache organisations worldwide.

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Guidelines

European Stroke Organisation (ESO) guidelines on glycaemia management in acute stroke

Hyperglycaemia is a frequent complication in acute stroke that has been shown to be independently associated with larger infarct size, haematoma growth, poor clinical outcome and mortality.

Added 11 months ago

European Academy of Neurology and European Stroke Organization consensus statement and practical guidance for pre-hospital management of stroke

The objective is to recommend evidence-based practices for the management of patients with suspected stroke in the pre-hospital setting.

Added 11 months ago

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.

Added 1 year ago

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Journal articles

Migraine and cardiovascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Objective: To evaluate the association between migraine and cardiovascular disease, including stroke, myocardial infarction, and death due to cardiovascular disease.

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Migraine headache and ischemic stroke risk: an updated meta-analysis.

Background: Observational studies, including recent large cohort studies which were unavailable for prior meta-analysis, have suggested an association between migraine headache and ischemic stroke. We performed an updated...

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Migraine and hemorrhagic stroke: a meta-analysis.

Background and Purpose: Several studies have assessed the possible increased risk of hemorrhagic stroke in migraineurs, drawing differing conclusions. No meta-analysis on the topic has been published to date.

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Clinical trials

A Study in Patients With Acute Major Bleeding to Evaluate the Ability of Andexanet Alfa to Reverse the Anticoagulation Effect of Direct and Indirect Oral Anticoagulants (Extension Study)

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the hemostatic efficacy of andexanet alfa in patients receiving a factor Xa inhibitor who are experiencing an acute major bleed. The safety of andexanet will also be studied.

Added 2 months ago

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...

Added 1 year ago

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...

Added 7 years ago

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Stroke: clinical review

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