New anticoagulants and a new occlusive device are broadening the options for stroke prevention in patients who are at increased risk for clotting. For now, though, many still use warfarin.
A study of neurologic outcomes after brain perfusion during total aortic arch replacement finds subclinical damage shows up frequently on brain MRI and neurocognitive testing. What are the implications for practice?
A slew of randomized trials have confirmed the superiority of endovascular therapy over IV t-PA alone for acute ischemic stroke. Here’s how endovascular therapies can be best deployed to yield the greatest patient benefits.
A comprehensive review by Cleveland Clinic researchers finds that legislation promoting primary stroke centers is a significant differentiator between states with the most and the least such centers.
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When treating children with hemiparesis, Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation has found benefits in using both constraint-induced movement therapy and bimanual therapy.
A preclinical investigation by Cleveland Clinic demonstrates the potential of deep brain stimulation to aid the brain’s formation of new neural connections during stroke recovery.
Initial experience with one of the nation’s first mobile stroke treatment units shows significant reductions in time to imaging and tPA use for ischemic stroke patients.
A major study from the Netherlands has demonstrated the effectiveness of using endovascular therapy to treat patients with acute ischemic stroke caused by intracranial arterial occlusion.