Tag: AAN

AAN issues new guidance on preventing second stroke in patients with...

In patients with intracranial atherosclerosis, the use of medications and exercise is more beneficial in preventing a second stroke than placing a stent in...

American Academy of Neurology provides ethical guidance on consent for people...

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has issued a position statement for neurologists on how to navigate consent issues for people who have experienced acute ischaemic...

Worldwide stroke rates dip slightly over time, but overall numbers remain...

The worldwide incidence and mortality rates for stroke decreased slightly from 1990 to 2019, but the overall numbers remain high—especially in high- and middle-income...

AAN releases new guideline on how to map brain prior to...

Before epilepsy surgery, doctors may consider using brain imaging to locate language and memory functions in the brain instead of the more invasive procedure...