Sleep apnea is associated with heart failure, atrial fibrillation, stroke, coronary artery disease and cardiovascular mortality. CPAP treatment may reduce the risk of cardiac events, indicate some data.
With grant funding from the Department of Defense, a team of researchers will test the ability of a new machine learning algorithm to accurately determine the degree of stenosis and predict the precise plaque composition. Dr. Geoffrey Vince discusses the project, which he believes could lead to a new means of clinically assessing stroke risk.
An analysis of the TVT Registry shows a lower-than-expected stroke rate following transcatheter aortic valve replacement. But it also shows a lack of improvement over time.
Dr. Andrew Russman identifies some key developments to watch for and explains why advocating for stroke systems of care in every community will be a top section priority.
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An expert attendee draws from a wide range of study presentations to glean a few key conclusions for the daily practice of stroke neurologists.
Whether a patient had an ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage or subarachnoid hemorrhage, their post-event health domains are likely to be affected to a similar degree, a recent study finds.
A Cleveland Clinic neurosurgeon argues that states should follow their model for Level 1 trauma centers in making policy for emergency medical transport of stroke patients.
Dr. Shazam Hussain recaps five developments at the 2018 International Stroke Conference that will shape cerebrovascular care for years to come.
A study on Cleveland Clinic’s mobile stroke unit reveals one characteristic that seems to particularly drive early IV thrombolysis delivery.
Practice may not make perfect in healthcare, but it can sure make for greater efficiency and effectiveness. This study of our mobile stroke unit’s evolution over three years is a case in point.