Efficacy similar to aspirin for preventing recurrent stroke after embolic stroke of undetermined source
An increased risk for stroke and SE was found among patients with newly diagnosed AF while receiving critical care compared with those without AF,
The use of alteplase between 4.5 and 9.0 hours after stroke onset results in a higher number of patients with no or minor neurological deficits.
Future research needs to look at the role of antithrombotic therapy following percutaneous left atrial appendage closure.
The use of clopidogrel with aspirin in short-term treatments of acute TIA or minor AIS has a low rate of complication due to major hemorrhage.
Reduced total left atrial emptying fraction was associated with incident ischemic cerebrovascular events independent of known cerebrovascular risk factors and incident atrial fibrillation.
Psychostimulant use plays a substantial role in fatal strokes among young adults.
Meta-analysis shows considerable evidence of the benefits of endovascular thrombectomy for survival during the first 90 days after acute ischemic stroke.
Rates of osteoporosis screening and treatment are low in patients with recent stroke despite elevated risk for low-trauma fracture.
Rates of hospitalization for stroke have fallen since 1988 for both black and white Medicare enrollees.