Tag: hemorrhagic stroke

Stroke ‘Not a Common Complication’ in COVID-19: New Studies

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Two new large international studies have found relatively low rates of...

‘Healthy’ Plant-Based Diet Linked to Reduced Stroke Risk

Maintaining a healthy plant-based diet is associated with a lower risk for both total stroke and ischemic stroke, results from a study of three large...

The Drastic Effects of COVID-19 on Stroke Services

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused large reductions in the number of patients with acute stroke presenting to hospital, increased in-hospital stroke mortality, and many post-stroke...

Local Hospitals Still Have a Role in Treating Severe Stroke

For patients suspected of having a large-vessel occlusion stroke, direct transfer to a comprehensive stroke center capable of endovascular therapy that is farther away than...

Stroke May Be First Symptom of COVID-19 in Younger Patients

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Stroke may be the first presenting symptom of COVID-19 in younger...

‘Cautious’ DOAC Underdosing in AF May Push Mortality Higher

The risk for death goes up for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who are put on direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) at dosages other than those...

Predictors of ICH After Thrombectomy Identified

A clinical score may help clinicians predict which patients undergoing mechanical thrombectomy up to 24 hours after a stroke are at higher risk of developing...

Acute Stroke Care During COVID-19: AHA’s Emergency Strategy

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Council Leadership has released temporary emergency guidance on management of acute stroke patients during the current COVID-19 outbreak. The urgency...