Tag: stroke patients

post-stroke depression

Return to work and depressive symptoms in young stroke survivors

Matthias Volz (University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany), Simon Ladwig and Katja Werheid (both Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany) discuss the burden of post-stroke depression...

New study finds e-Stroke software shortens treatment times and improves functional...

A new study presented at the 13th World Stroke Congress (WSC 2021; 28–29 October, virtual) found that the implementation of Brainomix's e-Stroke software resulted in...

World Stroke Day 2021: Survey finds 65% of hospitals worldwide do...

On the eve of World Stroke Day (29 October), the World Stroke Organization (WSO) has called for urgent improvements to the treatment of stroke...
mindpod uk

MindMaze partners with Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital to bring novel stroke rehab...

MindMaze Healthcare has announced the first UK partnership for its novel MindPod platform to target cognitive and motor restoration in stroke patients. This new partnership...
stroke rehabilitation study

Stroke study reveals optimal timing and intensity for arm and hand...

A phase II, randomised clinical trial has found that the optimal period for intensive rehabilitation of arm and hand use after a stroke should...

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,...
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...
women comprehensive stroke centre

Gender disparity in comprehensive stroke centre routing highlighted at SNIS 

Women may be less likely than men to be sent to a comprehensive, or “Level 1”, stroke centre for emergent large vessel occlusion (ELVO)...

Using new-generation CB-CT imaging tests may shorten time to surgery for...

Using a different type of computed tomography (CT) scan may reduce the time to essential surgery for patients with the deadliest kind of strokes—emergent...

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...
repeated clot retrieval stroke

Repeated clot retrieval attempts linked to poorer functional outcome in acute...

Repeated clot retrieval attempts are associated with an increased rate of emboli to new territory (ENT) and greater infarct growth—resulting in poorer functional outcomes...
virtual stroke care

Stroke and heart condition patients want virtual healthcare to continue post...

After speaking with experts, reviewing current evidence, surveying people living with stroke or a heart condition, and funding a telephone poll of Canadians, the...
sensome clot out

Sensome’s AI-powered stroke guidewire granted FDA Breakthrough Device designation

Sensome has announced its Clotild Smart Guidewire System—designed to improve the treatment of ischaemic stroke patients—has been granted a Breakthrough Device designation by the...