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New developments in hyperacute stroke management

New developments in hyperacute stroke management

RECANALISE study: combined intravenous—endovascular approach results in better clinical outcome The main challenge in thrmbolysing the eligible stroke patient is the speed of recanalisation and the site of the occlusion.   ‘Lancet Neurology’ in its September 09 issue published the results of the RECANALISE study which is aiming to ascertain the effect of a combined IV—endovascular […]






The Metabolic Syndrome and thrombolysing stroke patients

The Metabolic Syndrome and thrombolysing stroke patients

In a study from University of Helsinki published recently ( Stroke. 2009;40:337.) the authors concluded that metabolic syndrome as well as its individual components predicted the incidence of the ischaemic stroke and the coronary heart disease equally well and should be treated equally as well. But what is about the effect of the metabolic syndrome […]