RSSArchive for May, 2011

EU funds new trial about stroke during sleep

EU funds new trial about stroke during sleep

The news from the 20th European stroke conference which is due to be open today in Hamburg, Germany is that the European Union has agreed to fund a new study about stroke during sleep. The objective of the WAKE-UP project is to provide expanded treatment options for acute stroke improving the outcome of stroke patients, […]






20th European stroke conference is starting in Hamburg, Germany

20th European stroke conference is starting in Hamburg, Germany

The 20th European stroke Conference is starting today 24th May 2011 in Hamburg Congress Centre with teaching courses and update sessions for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals. The main teaching courses for the first day are: stroke and headache, Haemorrhagic Strokes, stroke complications in the acute Phase, stroke syndrome of the posterior circulation, Lacunar stroke […]






Atypical presentations of stroke

Atypical presentations of stroke

In the daily practice of Stroke physicians, there is always the concern about how accurate is the diagnosis and whether the physicians are going to end up thrombolysing non-stroke patients at the end. Edlow and Salim wrote in the Lancet Neurology issue of June 2011 an interesting article about the atypical presentations of acute cerebravascualr […]






10th Welsh Stroke Conference/River Front Centre, Newport City/Wales

10th Welsh Stroke Conference/River Front Centre, Newport City/Wales

For the tenth year running the stroke conference team in Wales is organising the Welsh Stroke Conference and managing to attract hundreds of Stroke Doctors and allied health professionals. The Conference this year will be held at the River Front Centre in Newport/ Wales and on 17th June 2011. The main speakers are Professor of […]






The role of the statins in stroke outcome: 'Stroke' May 2011

The role of the statins in stroke outcome: ‘Stroke’ May 2011

Read the editor review of the latest issue of ‘stroke’ Journal May 2011. The main subjects in this month issue of ‘Stroke’ is the role of statins in outcome of stroke and the results of the trial of Botulinum toxin in treating spasticity following a stroke. ‘Stroke’ Journal May 2011