International Stroke Conference

The latest news from ISC, with physician perspective, researcher interviews and clinician insight.

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Intensified secondary prevention program may help control risk factors in stroke

February 25, 2020
An intensified support program in addition to conventional care for patients with transient ischemic attack or minor stroke was more successful in…
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Fundus photography may help differentiate TIA, stroke from mimic

February 24, 2020
Nonmydriatic fundus photography after suspected minor stroke or transient ischemic attack was able to differentiate between actual stroke and mimics…
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Endovascular treatment with standard care improved outcomes for basilar artery occlusion

February 24, 2020
Patients with acute basilar artery occlusion who were administered endovascular treatment within 24 hours of an estimated occlusion time had better…
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Mechanical clot removal alone may be as effective as joint use with thrombolysis in stroke

February 21, 2020
Among patients with acute stroke and large-vessel occlusion, adding IV thrombolysis to endovascular therapy may not be necessary, according to…
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Lower target LDL after stroke prevents 25% of events at 5 years

February 21, 2020
During the 5 years after a stroke, targeting LDL of less than 70 mg/dL prevented more than one-quarter of major CV events, recurrent cerebral…
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Survival rates after ischemic stroke improved from 1991 to 2015

February 21, 2020
Survival after a first ischemic stroke has improved from 1991 to 2015, according to data presented in a late-breaking science session at the…
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Higher volumes tied to better outcomes in endovascular therapy for stroke

February 21, 2020
Operator and hospital volume were associated with lower rates of inpatient mortality and better functional status at discharge among patients who…
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Mobile stroke units improve time to treatment, 3-month functionality

February 20, 2020
In Berlin, mobile stroke units equipped with CT for prehospital thrombolysis not only reduced time to treatment, but had higher rates of thrombolysis…
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EXTEND-IA TNK: Increased tenecteplase dose does not improve stroke outcomes

February 20, 2020
A 0.4 mg/kg dose of tenecteplase administered before endovascular thrombectomy in patients with large vessel occlusion ischemic stroke did not…
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ESCAPE-NA1: Nerinetide benefit unclear in endovascular therapy for ischemic stroke

February 20, 2020
Among patients with major acute ischemic stroke who underwent endovascular therapy, those assigned IV nerinetide did not have improved outcomes…

Meeting Calendar

International Stroke Conference

February 19, 2020 - February 21, 2020