More Articles – atrial fibrillation, Featured, HPC Updates, stroke
More Tags – , ,
The 2018 AHA/ASA guidelines for the early management of acute ischemic stroke provides some important new evidence-based recommendations.  Some important new recommendations described in these guidelines include: The DAWN and DEFUSE 3 trials selected patients for mechanical thrombectomy within an extended time…
Read More
Prior studies have found that in patients with cryptogenic ischemic strokes, extended post-stroke cardiac monitoring detects intermittent atrial fibrillation (AF) in up to 20% of cases. Now, an industry-sponsored study from Germany randomized 400 patients all over 60 years old…
Read More
Compared with warfarin, the new agents significantly reduced all-cause and vascular mortality. The new direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs; dabigatran, rivaroxaban, apixaban, and edoxaban) have been found to be noninferior to vitamin K antagonists in clinical trials of stroke prevention in…
Read More
Menu