Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke
- Could clinical diffusion-mismatch determined using DWI ASPECTS predict neurological improvement after thrombolysis before 3Â h after acute stroke? Yuka Terasawa // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Aug2010, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p864
BACKGROUND: Clinical-diffusion mismatch (CDM) between stroke severity and volume of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) lesions seems to predict penumbra. The Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score on DWI (DWI ASPECTS) is a simple score for identifying ischaemic lesions. The authors examined whether...
- Early CT scan predicts post-stroke response to thrombolytic therapy. // Modern Medicine;Feb98, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p26
Discusses the abstract `Acute Stroke: Usefulness of Early CT Findings Before Thrombolytic Therapy,' by R. von Krummer, K.L. Allen, R. Holle et al., which appeared in the November 1997 issue of `Radiology.'
- Increasing use of intravenous rtâ€“PA does not affect safety in acute stroke. Pfefferkorn, Thomas; Liebetrau, Martin; Müllner, Angela; Bender, Andreas; Hamann, Gerhard F. // Journal of Neurology;Dec2005, Vol. 252 Issue 12, p1500
Background Intravenous thrombolysis with rt-PA improves outcome in acute ischemic stroke. In a prospective study we analyzed the annual frequency of rt-PA treatment, its safety, and early clinical outcome. Methods All patients admitted to our stroke unit (SU) from 1998 to 2003 were registered in...
- Searching for prognostic variables for secondary worsening after ischaemic stroke. Schweitzer, Joey R.; Koehler, Peter J.; Voogd, Adri C.; Franke, Cees L. // Journal of Neurology;Sep2010, Vol. 257 Issue 9, p1552
Secondary worsening of stroke symptoms is described in 13â€“37% of stroke patients, but the exact mechanism of this phenomenon remains unclear. The aim of this study is to find prognostic variables in correlation to secondary worsening of stroke symptoms in patients with lacunar or cortical...
- Teamwork, Cooperation, Innovation: Clues in the Canadian Success of Stroke Care. Saposnik, Gustavo // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;Mar2009, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p133
The article comments on a study by A. Poppe and others on thrombolytic therapy in young adults with ischemic stroke (ICS) published within the issue. This is based on a large, prospective, national study called Canadian Alteplase for Stroke Effectiveness Study (CASES). The author says that one...
- Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke: consumer involvement in design of new randomised controlled trial. Koops, Liedeke; Lindley, Richard I // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/24/2002, Vol. 325 Issue 7361, p415
Abstract Objectives To determine whether consumer involvement would help to solve some of the ethical problems associated with research into thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke, with its inherent risk of fatal intracranial haemorrhage. Design: Quantitative and qualitative research. Setting...
- Thrombolytic therapy for stroke is successful in a community setting. Hanson, Sandra K.; Rose, Verna L. // American Family Physician;8/1/1998, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p492
Focuses in 1998, on the 50th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology which dealt with a study on the effectiveness of thrombolytic therapy for stroke in a community setting. Number of hospitals the study was conducted at; Purpose of the study; Information on the study.
- Intravenous Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke -- Our Experiences. Antončić, Igor; Dunatov, Siniša; Bralić, Marina; Perković, Olivio; Čoklo, Miran; Jurjević, Ante // Collegium Antropologicum;Jun2011, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p483
Intravenous (IV) thrombolysis with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) is the only available pharmacological therapy to improve the outcome of acute ischemic stroke. We compared 71 patients presenting with ischaemic stroke and given intravenous rt-PA (0Â·9 mg/kg total dose) within...
- CT Perfusion and Noncontrast CT in Acute Ischemic Stroke Diagnosing -- Is there Influence on early Thrombolytic Therapy Outcome? // Collegium Antropologicum;Dec2010, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p1391
No abstract available.