RSSArchive for April, 2010

New issue of the ‘Welsh Stroke Bulletin’

The new issue of the Welsh Stroke Bulletin is out now. It is published in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, UK. Read in this issue: Challenges in implementing thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke in clinical practice, arteriovnous malformation and Haemorrhagic stroke and a review of the stroke research activity in Wales. Read more: WSB March 2010






 Robot-Assisted Therapy for stroke patients

Robot-Assisted Therapy for stroke patients

Evidences are needed for the effect of the new technologies on the rehabilitation of stroke patients who suffered from long term motor deficits especially of the upper limbs. In this multicenter, randomized, controlled trial involving 127 patients with moderate-to-severe upper-limb impairment 6 months or more after a stroke, the authors randomly assigned 49 patients to […]






Intravenous Alteplase in Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion

Intravenous Alteplase in Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion

Intravenous Alteplase in Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion: Japan Alteplase Clinical Trial II (J-ACT II) A team from Tohoku University in Japan has published recently the result of a study about the effects of 0.6mg/kg intravenous Alteplase on the clinical outcome following an occlusion in the middle cerebral artery (Stroke. 2010; 41:46). This study is part […]