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Could deep learning AI be used to screen TIA clinic referral letters? Possibly.

blog post image Could deep learning AI be used to screen TIA clinic referral letters? Possibly. Stroke prevention clinics (TIA or Transient Ischaemic Attack) clinics are an important aspect of urgent care. A TIA is a risk factor for future stroke. Medical treatment needs to be started quickly and surgical options, if...

Rivaroxaban for Stroke Prevention after Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source | NEJM: Original Article from The New England

blog post image Rivaroxaban for Stroke Prevention after Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source | NEJM: Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Rivaroxaban for Stroke Prevention after Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source

Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA | NEJM: Abstract Background Combination antiplatelet

blog post image Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA | NEJM: Abstract Background Combination antiplatelet therapy with clopidogrel and aspirin may reduce the rate of recurrent stroke during the first 3 months after a minor ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). A trial of combination...

Meta‐analysis of the procedural risks of carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting over time: Stroke/death rates

blog post image Meta‐analysis of the procedural risks of carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting over time: Stroke/death rates within 30 days of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and carotid artery stenting (CAS) in RCTs inform current clinical guidelines. However, the risks may have changed in recent years...

Mobile stroke units designed to quickly reach, treat patients: As mobile stroke units become more popular, what do we know

blog post image Mobile stroke units designed to quickly reach, treat patients: As mobile stroke units become more popular, what do we know about the benefits and what questions remain?

Oral anticoagulants for prevention of stroke in atrial fibrillation: systematic review, network meta-analysis, and cost

blog post image Oral anticoagulants for prevention of stroke in atrial fibrillation: systematic review, network meta-analysis, and cost effectiveness analysis: Objective To compare the efficacy, safety, and cost effectiveness of direct acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) for patients with atrial fibrillation. Design...

Head of stroke programme condemns HSE inertia "Widespread inertia in the health service is leaving Ireland unprepared

blog post image Head of stroke programme condemns HSE inertia "Widespread inertia in the health service is leaving Ireland unprepared to cope with a huge increase in the number of stroke patients over the next decade, the outgoing head of the national stroke programme has warned. ...

MRI scan that can predict stroke risk has 'promise to save lives': Scientists at Oxford University develop non-invasive

blog post image MRI scan that can predict stroke risk has 'promise to save lives': Scientists at Oxford University develop non-invasive technique to measure amount of cholesterol in carotid plaques

AI Can Help Patients Recover Ability to Stand and Walk: Neural nets and robotic harnesses can aid patients after spinal

blog post image AI Can Help Patients Recover Ability to Stand and Walk: Neural nets and robotic harnesses can aid patients after spinal cord injury, stroke. "After the volunteers walked roughly 20 meters using the neurorobotic platform to familiarize themselves with the apparatus, three patients with spinal cord...

Soft Robotic Exosuit Can Help Stroke Patients: Improvements seen within minutes of powering up the device. "Walsh and his

blog post image Soft Robotic Exosuit Can Help Stroke Patients: Improvements seen within minutes of powering up the device. "Walsh and his colleagues sought to develop a flexible lightweight wearable robot to support a weakened leg's residual ability to move. “By providing a small amount of assistance, our soft exosuit...

Stroke, TIA Survivors Without Early Complications Still Face Increased Long-Term Risks: By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by

blog post image Stroke, TIA Survivors Without Early Complications Still Face Increased Long-Term Risks: By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD Adults who are clinically stable in the early period after a stroke or transient ischemic attack face increased risks for adverse outcomes years later, according...

Circuit class therapy for improving mobility after stroke | Cochrane

blog post image Circuit class therapy for improving mobility after stroke | Cochrane

Automated training devices for improving walking after stroke | Cochrane "We found moderate-quality evidence that electromechanical-assisted

blog post image Automated training devices for improving walking after stroke | Cochrane "We found moderate-quality evidence that electromechanical-assisted gait training combined with physiotherapy when compared with physiotherapy alone may improve recovery of independent walking in people after stroke."

High performance communication by people with paralysis using an intracortical brain-computer interface: People with various

blog post image High performance communication by people with paralysis using an intracortical brain-computer interface: People with various forms paralysis not only have difficulties getting around, but also are less able to use many communication technologies including computers. In particular, strokes, neurological...

Low awareness of DVLA safe driving guidelines among hospital doctors: New research published today by JRSM Open concludes

blog post image Low awareness of DVLA safe driving guidelines among hospital doctors: New research published today by JRSM Open concludes that medically disqualified patients may wrongly assume themselves fit to drive on discharge from hospital because of inadequate knowledge among doctors of DVLA guidelines relating...

Constraint-induced movement therapy for upper limb (arm) recovery after stroke | Cochrane

blog post image Constraint-induced movement therapy for upper limb (arm) recovery after stroke | Cochrane