Search Tag: Stroke

Cardiology Management

Women Less Likely to Return to Work After Stroke

2022 03 May

According to new research, about one third of people who had a large vessel (severe)  ischaemic stroke , treated with mechanical clot removal, resumed work three months after  stroke treatment . However, women were about half as likely to return to work after a severe stroke compared to men, according to the study published today in Stroke, the peer-reviewed,... Read more

IMAGING Management

U.S. FDA Warns Not to Diagnose Using Stroke Triage Software

2022 16 Apr

On 11 April, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned healthcare providers that radiological computer-aided triage and notification (CADt) devices should be used not to diagnose patients that may have intracranial large vessel occlusion (LVO).   In its letter, the FDA reminded healthcare providers that the purpose of LVO CADt devices is... Read more

Cardiology Management

Childhood Risk Factors That Predict Heart Attacks in Adulthood

2022 12 Apr

In the world’s largest international prospective cardiovascular disease study, five childhood risk factors that predict stroke and heart attacks in adulthood have been identified after being tracked for up to half a century.  The study, conducted by the International Childhood Cardiovascular Consortium (i3C) including researchers from the Murdoch... Read more

Cardiology Management

World Stroke Day - Minutes Can Save Lives!

2021 29 Oct

Today is World Stroke Day. This day, established by the World Stroke Organization (WSO), takes place every year to increase global awareness about stroke and provide a global platform for the stroke community to drive action on stroke worldwide.   Stroke is the second biggest killer in the world. It is estimated that 15 million people worldwide will... Read more

Health Management

Does Mechanical Thrombectomy Provide Economic Benefit In Ischaemic Stroke?

2021 20 Oct

The impact of COVID-19 on stroke services and using mechanical thrombectomy and best medical management, as per national guidelines, for patients with large vessel occlusion-related acute ischaemic stroke. In the last 20 years, death rates from stroke have fallen mostly due to successful prevention strategies such as hypertension control and... Read more

Executive Health Management

Latest Economic Data on Mechanical Thrombectomy as a First Line Treatment for Stroke

2021 28 Sep

What does the latest economic data show us about mechanical thrombectomy as a first line treatment for stroke? Read more

Cardiology Management

Skin Patch Provides Early Warning for Stroke, Heart Attack

2021 27 Jul

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a soft and stretchy ultrasound patch that can be worn on the skin to monitor blood flow through major arteries and veins inside a person's body. The patch can continuously monitor blood flow as well as blood pressure and heart function, in real time. Wearing such a device could make... Read more

Cardiology Management

Primary Care Vital for Patients With Stroke

2021 20 Jul

Stroke is a complex disease with multiple causes, treatments and consequences. The American Heart Association reports that nearly 80,000 adults in the U.S. will have a new stroke each year. Out of these, 10% will die within 30 days. Figures also show that approximately 5% of patients younger than 55 years of age at the time of stroke and 40% over 85... Read more