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ESOC 2019 - The Voice of Stroke in Europe

2019 22 May

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Minimal coronary artery calcification is not a predictor of ischaemic stroke

2018 22 May

New findings from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) show that minimally elevated coronary artery calcification (CAC) is associated with a low rate of ischaemic stroke/transient ischaemic attack (TIA) events. While a minimal CAC score of 1-10 is not a valuable predictive marker for ischaemic stroke/TIA, this may provide an early and... Read more

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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