American Heart Association

Imaging, not time, may determine who is right for stroke clot removal

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Brain imaging may accurately identify patients likely to benefit from stroke clot removal instead of relying on the time since symptoms began as an indicator of treatment eligibility, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2016.

An ischemic stroke is caused […]

February 17th, 2016|Categories: Health, Patients, Research, Stroke|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Imaging, not time, may determine who is right for stroke clot removal

New imaging technique detects early brain damage from hypertension

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A new imaging technique found that some people with high blood pressure also have damage to nerve tracts connecting different parts of the brain, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Council on Hypertension 2015 Scientific Sessions.

The area of brain damage detected […]