Tag: ESOC 2021

swift-direct trial thrombectomy

Direct mechanical thrombectomy fails to show non-inferiority compared with IV t-PA...

The preliminary results of the SWIFT-DIRECT (Solitaire with the intention for thrombectomy plus IV t-PA versus direct Solitaire stent-retriever thrombectomy in acute anterior circulation...
flying intervention teams stroke

Flying intervention teams lead to higher EVT rates and reduced time...

Flying teams of interventionists directly to a primary stroke centre to perform endovascular therapy (EVT)—as opposed to waiting for the patient to be transferred...
ai stroke risk

ESOC 2021: AI can calculate personalised risk of having another stroke

Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to give stroke patients a personalised and more accurate assessment of their risk of suffering a recurrence, according...
stroke risk factors

ESOC 2021: Non-traditional risk factors for heart attack and stroke rising...

Work stress, sleep disorders, and fatigue—which are regarded as non-traditional risk factors for heart attack and stroke—are rising more steeply among women than men,...