Utah tops at getting clot-busting drugs to stroke patients by Kirsten Stewart | The Salt Lake Tribune Published May 3, 2013 12:13PM MDT Utah has the nation’s highest percentage of stroke patients who receive clot-busting drugs in the “golden hour,” within 60 minutes of arriving at a hospital emergency room, shows an analysis by the American Stroke Association. The study,...
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LOS ANGELES — New research is raising doubts about a popular form of stroke therapy that aims to snatch a blood clot from a patient’s brain and restore vital blood flow before serious damage is done. In clinical trials presented this week at the American Heart Association’s International Stroke Conference, ...
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Football captain Bryan Herbert, from Lancashire, suffered a clot caused by footballs regularly clashing with his skull as he went in for headers - and he died after playing a match for his team.
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MONDAY, May 13 (HealthDay News) -- Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arms or legs on one side of the body, confusion and trouble speaking are among the signs that someone is having a stroke. The sooner a stroke is recognized and treated, the greater the chance of recovery, experts say. "When someone has a stroke, they may show either slight or extremely noticeable...
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WHEN dealing with a stroke—a loss of blood supply to the brain—time is of the essence. If the cause is a blocked artery, blood flow can often be restored using clot-busting drugs. If those drugs are swallowed too late, however, they can do more harm than good. In one of nature’s crueller ironies, the metabolic changes that take place in cells after about three hours without...
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The former England stopper developed the clot after back surgery
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A new study found that a procedure to remove a blood clot in the brain mechanically and deliver drugs at the site does nothing to improve outcomes.
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The high-tech cap can even sound an alarm if it detects a clot beginning to form on the brain, alerting the patient or their family members to call an ambulance.
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Helen Flanagan had only been in Cyprus 24 hours before she was jetting back to be at her beloved's side. Her boyfriend Scott Sinclair had been rushed to hospital on Friday after a blood clot was found in his shoulder.
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