Tag: European Stroke Organisation

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,...

European Stroke Organisation urges Europe to end “stroke care lottery”

Stroke experts from across Europe gathered in Brussels under the umbrella of the European Stroke Organisation (ESO) to call on political leaders to recognise...