Tag: racial disparities

Black stroke patients undergo neuroendovascular surgery less often than white patients,...

Black patients with stroke are less likely than white patients to undergo a potentially lifesaving, minimally-invasive thrombectomy procedure to remove blood clots from arteries...
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Race among factors that predict how quickly patients get to stroke...

Race, in combination with other factors, predicted how quickly individuals with stroke got to care centres to receive necessary neuroendovascular surgery, including thrombectomy, according...

Ischaemic stroke and TIA risk in COVID-19 patients lower than previously...

The elevated risk of ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack TIA in hospitalised COVID-19 patients may be lower than previously reported—although it is still...

Despite more stroke patients receiving EVT, racial disparities persist 

A late-breaking science presentation at the International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2021 (17–19 March, online) reports that while the use of mechanical clot removal or...

Stroke risk disparities in black and white patients related to cardiac...

In a new study published in the online issue of Neurology, researchers claim to have found difference in the left atrium in the hearts...