Tag: ASA

aha/asa secondary stroke prevention

Behavioural interventions and more holistic approach signal “paradigm shift” in latest...

In May 2021, the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) updated one of its flagship guidelines—the secondary prevention of stroke guideline—for the first...
travelling stroke team

Time is brain: Travelling stroke team enables faster treatment and better...

In a pilot programme in New York City, USA, a mobile interventional stroke team (MIST) travelled directly to patients to perform emergency stroke surgery...
primary stroke care ASA

ASA highlights value of comprehensive, patient-centred primary care after stroke

In a new scientific statement entitled “Primary Care of Adult Patients After Stroke”, the American Stroke Association (ASA)—a division of the American Heart Association...
aha stroke prevention guidelines

Prevention based on first stroke cause can reduce risk of subsequent...

Identifying the cause of a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA)—sometimes called a “mini-stroke”—can lead to specific prevention strategies to reduce the risk of...

DEFUSE 3 shows favourable outcomes for late-window patients and triggers expanded...

The study results show that endovascular therapy, given alongside standard medical therapy, results in better functional outcome than standard medical therapy alone for ischaemic...

New ischaemic stroke guidelines widen mechanical thrombectomy window to 24 hours...

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association released updated ischaemic stroke guidelines that were published in Stroke, and released during the International Stroke...