Dr. Gregory Weiss, a cardiovascular anesthesiologist, breaks down and provides real-world perspective on the application of a recent scientific statement from the AHA and ASA on perioperative management to lower stroke risk in patients undergoing noncardiac and nonneurological procedures.
An analysis of claims data by investigators at University of Pennsylvania indicates DOACs were associated with a 36% lower risk of stroke or systemic embolism and was also associated with a reduction in risk of major bleeding.
Check out this interview with Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, Program Chair of ISC 21, where she offers perspective on mobile stroke units and what barriers prevent further implementation of the specialized ambulatory units.
Just ahead of the International Stroke Conference, the AHA released a scientific statement focusing on brain health and aimed at providing primary care providers an overview of factors influencing neurologic health.
Using data from the AHA's COVID-19 Cardiovascular Disease Registry, a new analysis presented at ISC 21 provides an overview of the overall risk, risk factors, and outcomes of COVID-19-related ischemic stroke among US patients.
An interim analysis of the ANGIOCAT trial suggests immediate angiography could help preserve function and improve outcomes in the treatment of patients with stroke caused by a large vessel occlusion compared to the current standard of performing a CT scan.