Search Tag: ischaemic stroke

ICU Management

Management of Acute Ischaemic Stroke

2015 31 Dec

Defining the Role of the Intensive Care UnitThis review article aims to alter the preconceived mindset that surrounds the intensive care unit (ICU) and the patient with an acute ischaemic stroke (AIS). A contemporary body of evidence is emerging that shows that specific interventions can improve outcomes, and this article highlights key evidence-based... Read more

Cardiology Management

AHA Recommends Stent Retrieval for Select Stroke Patients

2015 01 Jul

The American Heart Association (AHA) has recommended the use of a stent retrieval device to remove blood clots in select stroke patients who have clots that obstruct the large arteries from supplying blood to the brain. This is the first time such a recommendation has been made by AHA and the update has been published in the journal Stroke. Initial treatment... Read more