Can anticoagulation harm patients with atrial fibrillation who are on dialysis? Results from a meta-analysis may surprise you.
Disability After Stroke
A new study with longitudinal follow-up looked at disability trajectories after stroke compared with myocardial infarction.
Stroke Prevention Over the Last 10 Years: Gender Gap Still Needs Work
Researchers evaluated gender differences in hospitalization for stroke among patients with atrial fibrillation. Key results and take-home points here.
Stroke Deaths and The Link with Gender Inequality
For a variety of reasons, the prevalence of stroke is higher in women than it is in men. Globally, the highest burden of stroke lies with women in low- and middle-income countries.
Top Issues in Emergency Neurology Today
Neurology on the front lines engages patients and their families in a shared decision-making process regarding goals of care.
Update on Stroke Risks
Two new studies shed light on risk factors for stroke and MI, and a third suggests neurologic use s for Zolpidem that don’t involve treating insomnia.
TPA: How Fast is Fast?
What is the shortest time within which you have given a patient TPA?
Taking a New Look at Resistant Atherosclerosis
The notion of “resistant atherosclerosis,” points to possible breakthroughs in research and treatment.
How Safe is Long-term Antiplatelet Rx After a Vascular Event?
Here is new evidence that people aged 75 and older who take aspirin-based antiplatelet treatment for secondary prevention should also take PPIs.
Migraine and Ischemic Stroke: Atherosclerosis Link?
Does cerebrovascular atherosclerosis explain the connection between migraine and vascular diseases?
Vertebral Artery Stenosis: Medical or Surgical Tx?
A meta-analysis compared medical therapy with medical therapy plus angioplasty for the treatment of symptomatic vertebral artery stenosis.