International Stroke Conference

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

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Moderate physical activity may lessen stroke risk in women

February 17, 2014
SAN DIEGO — Physical activity, even of moderate intensity, was associated with a 20% to 30% decreased risk for stroke in women, according to…
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Moderate physical activity may lessen stroke risk in women

Cardiology Today, April 2014
SAN DIEGO — Physical activity, even of moderate intensity, was associated with a 20% to 30% decreased risk for stroke in women, according to…
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CRYSTAL AF: Insertable cardiac monitor detected AF in patients with cryptogenic stroke

February 14, 2014
SAN DIEGO — An insertable cardiac monitor was superior to standard cardiac monitoring for the detection of atrial fibrillation in patients with…
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CRYSTAL AF: Insertable cardiac monitor detected AF in patients with cryptogenic stroke

Cardiology Today, March 2014
SAN DIEGO — An insertable cardiac monitor was superior to standard cardiac monitoring for the detection of atrial fibrillation in patients with…
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Risk for thrombotic events may persist for 12 weeks after delivery

Cardiology Today, March 2014
SAN DIEGO — Findings from a new study suggest that elevated risk for thrombosis persists in new mothers until 12 weeks after delivery; however…
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Risk for thrombotic events may persist for 12 weeks after delivery

February 14, 2014
SAN DIEGO — Findings from a new study suggest that elevated risk for thrombosis persists in new mothers until 12 weeks after delivery; however…
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Age, stroke severity not factors in effectiveness of tPA

February 13, 2014
SAN DIEGO — Treatment of stroke with tissue plasminogen activator within 4.5 hours of stroke onset reduces disability regardless of age or…
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Age, stroke severity not factors in effectiveness of tPA

Cardiology Today, March 2014
SAN DIEGO — Treatment of stroke with tissue plasminogen activator within 4.5 hours of stroke onset reduces disability regardless of age or…
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URICO-ICTUS: Uric acid may reduce stroke disability when added to alteplase

February 13, 2014
SAN DIEGO — Stroke patients who received uric acid in addition to alteplase may have better recovery compared with those receiving alteplase…
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URICO-ICTUS: Uric acid may reduce stroke disability when added to alteplase

Cardiology Today, May 2014
SAN DIEGO — Stroke patients who received uric acid in addition to alteplase may have better recovery compared with those receiving alteplase…