Stroke

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for stroke. It includes both diagnosis and treatment of stroke, stroke imaging, pharmaceuticals and interventional stroke technologies. Stroke comes in two forms, which have different therapies.

1. Ischemic stoke is a blockage of an artery in the brain, preventing blood flow and is offen referred to as a "brain attack" because it is a similar casue as a heart attack. This type of stroke is often treated with anti-coagulants, including use of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA). Interventional mechanical thrombectomy can also be used to remove the clot.

2. Hemorrhagic stroke is caused when there is bleeding due to a ruptured blood vessel in the brain caused by a brain aneurysm burst or a weakened blood vessels. These strokes are less common, but exact diagnosis is important, because use of tPA in these patients can have catastrophic consequences. Treatments include interventional embolization and surgical clipping of target vessels. 

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June 30, 2022 — All five hospitals of Henry Ford Health, which are equipped to treat stroke, earned Get with the ...

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June 20, 2022 — Clinical trials of new gel treatments for stroke should be delayed until technology used in the tests is ...

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June 16, 2022 — Xoran Technologies has recently received a patent for a modular computed tomography (CT) system assembly ...

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June 14, 2022 — A new American Heart Association scientific statement highlights the need for more data and research ...

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May 26, 2022 — For more than 20 years, scientists have known that people with hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol ...

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May 20, 2022 — Results from a real-world study investigating safety and effectiveness of clopidogrel versus aspirin ...

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May 18, 2022 — Continuous monitoring with an insertable cardiac monitor (ICM) is shown to be more successful in ...

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May 16, 2022 — Boston Scientific announced that Peter M. “Pete” Nicholas, co-founder and former CEO of Boston Scientific ...

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May 11, 2022 — Women who experienced complications related to developing high blood pressure, or hypertension, during ...

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May 10, 2022 — The MIVI Neuroscience Q Aspiration Catheter incorporates a novel pusher wire design on its proximal end ...

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