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Monday, April 17, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications, Stroke & Cerebrovascular

Stroke Hospitalization Rates and Risk Factors Increasing in Young Adults

Rates of acute ischemic stroke are increasing in young adults, new findings suggest (JAMA Neurology, April 10). Investigators analyzed stroke hospitalization rates as well as associated risk factors a…

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 | Research and Publications, Stroke & Cerebrovascular

ISC 2017: STRATIS Registry Re-Affirms Benefits of Mechanical Thrombectomy from Pivotal Acute Ischemic Stroke Trials

Late-breaking results from the STRATIS (Systematic Evaluation of Patients Treated with Neurothrombectomy Devices for Acute Ischemic Stroke) registry re-affirm the benefits of mechanical thrombectomy t…

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 | Research and Publications, Stroke & Cerebrovascular

ISC 2017: Integrative Aspiration System Compares Favorably to Stent Retrievers as Frontline Thrombectomy Therapy for Acute Stroke

New research presented at the ongoing International Stroke Conference in Houston suggests that the ADAPT (A Direct Aspiration, First Pass Technique) compares favorably to the use of stent retrievers a…

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 | Research and Publications, Stroke & Cerebrovascular

ISC 2017: Exercise Significantly Improves Cognitive Impairment After Stroke

New research presented at the ongoing International Stroke Conference 2017 suggests that structured exercise training can significantly improve brain function in stroke survivors. Given the prevalence…

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Monday, October 31, 2016 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Stroke & Cerebrovascular

PFO Occluder Approved to Reduce Risk of Recurrent Stroke

The FDA recently approved St. Jude Medical’s Amplatzer PFO Occluder to help reduce the risk of recurrent ischemic strokes in patients diagnosed with a patent foramen ovale (PFO). The Amplatzer P…

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