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XIX. European Stroke Conference: Barcelona, Spain:25 - 28 May 2010

XIX. European Stroke Conference: Barcelona, Spain:25 – 28 May 2010

Since 1990, the European physicians and scientists are meeting in a conference to discuss their latest research activities in stroke. The orginsers of the European Stroke conference managed to oragnise a special meeting for the stroke nurses and the allied health professionals working in stroke care. This type of activity was started successfully in 2007. […]






Thrombolysing stroke patients works up to 4.5 hours after the brain attack

Thrombolysing stroke patients works up to 4.5 hours after the brain attack

  Professor K. Lees and his team have published recently (The Lancet 2010;375:1695-1703) the results of their pooled analysis of the data from the stroke thrombolysis trails. Early administration of intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) after ischaemic stroke improves outcome. Previous analysis of combined data from individual patients suggested potential benefit beyond 3 h […]