International Stroke Conference

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

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Stroke risk increased within 24 hours of cocaine use

February 12, 2014
SAN DIEGO — Cocaine use may substantially increase the risk for stroke within 24 hours in young adults, according to findings presented at the…
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Stroke risk increased within 24 hours of cocaine use

Cardiology Today, April 2014
SAN DIEGO — Cocaine use may substantially increase the risk for stroke within 24 hours in young adults, according to findings presented at the…
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Common infection linked to ischemic stroke in children

February 12, 2014
SAN DIEGO — Recent infection was associated with increased risk for childhood ischemic stroke in the VIPS trial. Routine vaccinations, however…
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Common infection linked to ischemic stroke in children

Cardiology Today, March 2014
SAN DIEGO — Recent infection was associated with increased risk for childhood ischemic stroke in the VIPS trial. Routine vaccinations, however…
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Prolonged ambulatory cardiac monitoring improved AF detection, treatment after cryptogenic stroke

February 13, 2013
Prolonged ambulatory cardiac monitoring after a cryptogenic ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack appears to be a more effective method for…
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PFO closure bested medical management alone for reduction of ischemic stroke

February 13, 2013
Patients with a history of cryptogenic stroke had better outcomes with patent foramen ovale closure as compared with medical management alone…
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Stroke risk high for patients undergoing aortic valve repair

February 12, 2013
Stroke occurrence after aortic valve surgery appears to be higher than expected, researchers reported at the International Stroke Conference 2013. …
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CHANCE: Clopidogrel plus aspirin lowered risk for second stroke

Cardiology Today, March 2013
Adding clopidogrel to aspirin therapy in the weeks following a minor stroke or transient ischemic attack reduced the risk for a second stroke by more…
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Faster reperfusion following stroke may yield better outcomes

Cardiology Today, March 2013
Each 30-minute delay leads to a 10% decrease in the probability of a good outcome after angiographic reperfusion with intravenous or intra-arterial…
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Suicidal ideation prevalent among stroke survivors

February 8, 2013
Nearly 8% of stroke survivors had suicidal ideation — a proportion exceeding that of cancer survivors and patients with other major illnesses…