The answer is yes, according to a new national database analysis, but the differences are limited and fairly focused on promptness of reperfusion therapy.
Something’s going right in acute stroke therapy: Medicare data show that one-year mortality fell 18 percent from 2009 to 2013 in tandem with a 60 percent rise in IV tPA use.
A case vignette offers insights into the virtues — and mechanics — of a new minimally invasive neuromodulation option for neuropathic limb pain.
Functional improvements have not yet plateaued after four months of rehabilitative therapy plus deep brain stimulation (DBS) in the first patient to ever undergo DBS to restore motor function after stroke.
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A scientist involved in Cleveland Clinic’s newly launched study of neuromodulation for post-stroke recovery speaks to the science behind the trial and the NIH BRAIN grant supporting this work.
The first-in-human trial of neuromodulation for rehabilitative therapy in stroke survivors has been given a boost with a $5 million grant. The lead investigator explains the study’s goals and rationale.
With remote consultation service offerings for acute stroke at 15 facilities in three states, Cleveland Clinic has found a way to make the telestroke model work for all stakeholders. Here are insights to foster success.
Cleveland Clinic announces it’s ready to start enrollment in a pioneering trial of deep brain stimulation following official clearance from the FDA.
High-resolution vessel wall imaging is a radiation-free means of delineating blood vessel walls. This image-rich post profiles how it’s applied to characterize and tailor treatment for a range of pediatric stroke types.
Neural implants will soon play a role in treating various neurologic diseases, thanks to expert use of fMRI during electrode placement. Here’s how the technique is being applied for epilepsy, movement disorders and more.