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More stroke patients eligible for crucial treatments under new guidelines

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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More stroke patients will be eligible for two critical treatments proven to reduce disability, according to new guidelines from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

The guidelines issued Wednesday cover acute ischemic stroke, the most common type of stroke, one that is caused by […]

Resources released on endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is introducing a set of resources to help accelerate adoption of endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke, part of updated guidelines introduced last year.

Endovascular treatment is a clot-removal procedure which involves puncturing an artery in the groin and threading […]

May 16th, 2016|Categories: Health, Research, Stroke|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Resources released on endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke