International Stroke Conference

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

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Oscar R. Benavente, MD, on preliminary cognitive results from the SPS3 trial

February 23, 2014
SAN DIEGO — In this video, Oscar R. Benavente, MD, professor of neurology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada…
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SPS3: Lower BP targets, DAPT did not affect cognition in lacunar stroke

February 20, 2014
SAN DIEGO — Aggressive BP lowering and dual antiplatelet therapy did not improve the cognitive function of patients with lacunar stroke…
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SPS3: Lower BP targets, DAPT did not affect cognition in lacunar stroke

Cardiology Today, April 2014
SAN DIEGO — Aggressive BP lowering and dual antiplatelet therapy did not improve the cognitive function of patients with lacunar stroke…
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Stroke initiative led to improved door-to-needle times

February 19, 2014
SAN DIEGO — The Target: Stroke initiative of the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association has led to vastly improved…
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Transcranial Doppler superior for detection of PFO

February 18, 2014
SAN DIEGO — New research indicates that transcranial Doppler is superior to transesophageal echocardiography for the detection of patent…
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Transcranial Doppler superior for detection of PFO

Cardiology Today, April 2014
SAN DIEGO — New research indicates that transcranial Doppler is superior to transesophageal echocardiography for the detection of patent…
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Ambulance magnesium failed to improve stroke outcomes

February 18, 2014
SAN DIEGO — Administration of magnesium in the ambulance for the treatment of stroke soon after the start of symptoms did not improve outcomes…
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Ambulance magnesium failed to improve stroke outcomes

Cardiology Today, April 2014
SAN DIEGO — Administration of magnesium in the ambulance for the treatment of stroke soon after the start of symptoms did not improve outcomes…
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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…