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Advances in acute and long-term post-stroke care have resulted in improved survival and functional outcomes for patients who have suffered large vessel ischemic strokes. For years, tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) was the mainstay of treatment for acute stroke. Its use was previously limited to patients without known comorbid intracranial vascular pathology due to concern for bleeding risk. More recently, however, tPA use in select patients with vascular anomalies has increased and is now largely thought to be safe. With the safety and efficacy of mechanical thrombectomy now proven for large vessel occlusions, similar investigation is needed to assess procedural safety in patients with concomitant arteriovenous malformations or fistulae.
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Name: World neurosurgery
In BriefThe authors evaluated and compared outcomes of mechanical thrombectomy in elderly patients who were < 80, 80-89, or ≥ 90 years of age. In short, the study results demonstrated similar outcom...
Atherosclerosis is more prevalent in Asian population. This distinct etiology of stroke might disadvantage Asian patients when applying. mechanical thrombectomy (MT). The purpose of this research was ...
Twelve randomised controlled trials (RCTs) comparing mechanical thrombectomy against traditional treatment options for patients experiencing acute ischaemic stroke (AIS) have been published.
There is overwhelming evidence for the clinical benefits that are derived following mechanical thrombectomy in large-vessel acute ischaemic stroke. The risk of stroke is elevated in pregnancy due to m...
Malignant brain edema (MBE) is a devastating complication in ischemic stroke. Data on MBE in patients who have had mechanical thrombectomy (MT) are relatively scarce.
The effectiveness of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) management has improved considerably in recent years with thrombolysis and more recently with mechanical thrombectomy (MT). Currently, mech...
Introduction: the source of embolic stroke , in thrombotic embolism , is of unknown origin in 30-40% of cases. Fortunately , Mechanical thrombectomy provide a direct method to retrieve the...
This study aims to identify factors influencing the time span and success of reperfusion after a mechanical thrombectomy in the acute phase of cerebral infarction, and in particular the ef...
This study aims to evaluate the hypothesis that thrombectomy devices plus medical management leads to superior clinical outcomes in acute ischemic stroke patients at 90 days as compared to...
The Ideal Sedation for Stroke Thrombectomy (ISST) registry will answer the key questions whether sedation with intubation and paralytics is feasible and whether it delays the time to recan...
A morpholine and thiophene derivative that functions as a FACTOR XA INHIBITOR and is used in the treatment and prevention of DEEP-VEIN THROMBOSIS and PULMONARY EMBOLISM. It is also used for the prevention of STROKE and systemic embolization in patients with non-valvular ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, and for the prevention of atherothrombotic events in patients after an ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME.
Restoration of functions to the maximum degree possible in a person or persons suffering from a stroke.
Sudden death from overwork, most often as a result of acute CARDIOVASCULAR STROKE.
A rare but serious transfusion-related reaction in which fluid builds up in the lungs unrelated to excessively high infusion rate and/or volume (TRANSFUSION-ASSOCIATED CIRCULATORY OVERLOAD). Signs of Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury include pulmonary secretions; hypotension; fever; DYSPNEA; TACHYPNEA; TACHYCARDIA; and CYANOSIS.
Stroke caused by lacunar infarction or other small vessel diseases of the brain. It features hemiparesis (see PARESIS), hemisensory, or hemisensory motor loss.
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