Tag: stroke patients

SNIS 2022: COVID-19 may increase stroke risk in younger patients and...

Stroke patients with COVID-19 are facing worse outcomes, and are often younger and healthier, according to research presented recently at the Society of NeuroInterventional...

SNIS 2022: Research shows AI-based stroke diagnostics can expand access to...

A new study presented at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s (SNIS) 19th annual meeting (25–29 July, Toronto, Canada) shows that artificial intelligence (AI) technology...

SNIS 2022: Direct triage to Level 1 stroke centres reduces time...

Implementing severity-based field triage leads to faster treatment and less disability for stroke patients, according to late-breaking research presented recently at the Society of...
covid-19 stroke relationship

Alarming trends and alarmist myths: What is the link between COVID-19...

Over the course of the past two years, the accepted understanding of how COVID-19 spreads and functions has improved vastly, with preventative vaccines and...

Stroke in young people may be associated with increased likelihood of...

The risk of being diagnosed with a new cancer in the follow-up of patients with a first-ever stroke is particularly increased in patients younger...

UK stroke patients among thousands left waiting more than one hour...

In March 2022, more than 390,000 people who called 999 with emergencies including suspected stroke waited for an average of over one hour for...
michael chen

Michael Chen

Michael Chen—a neurointerventionist and professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, USA—speaks to NeuroNews to provide insight on...
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...