Posts Tagged ‘acute ischemic stroke’

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April 2nd, 2015

Liberal Changes to rt-PA Contraindications for Acute Ischemic Stroke

Dr. Craig Cocchio discussing changes to the contraindications for acute ischemic stroke, about which the FDA has been curiously silent.


February 19th, 2015

A Close Examination of Recent Studies of Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke

Rory Spiegel takes a close look at the MR CLEAN, EXTEND-IA, and ESCAPE trials.


December 22nd, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: December 22nd

This week’s topics include intra-arterial treatment for acute ischemic stroke and a comparison of high- vs. low-glycemic index diets on CVD risk factors and insulin sensitivity.


August 11th, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: August 11th

This week’s topics include the effects of intensive glucose control on ischemic heart disease and a meta-analysis of the effects of thrombolysis with alteplase for acute ischemic stroke.


April 28th, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 28th

This week’s topics include BP targets during septic shock, reducing time-to-needle times in acute ischemic stroke, and an increase in fat and calorie consumption in U.S. statin users.


June 24th, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: June 24th

This week’s topics include time to treatment with IV tPA and outcome from acute ischemic stroke, rapid BP lowering in those with acute intracerebral hemorrhage, and more.


November 19th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: November 19th

This week’s topics include multivitamins and cancer prevention in men, a comparison of atorvastatin with or without a PCSK9 Antibody in primary hypercholesterolemia, type-2 diabetes screening and population mortality over 10 years, and more.


October 8th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: October 8th

This week’s topics include beta-blockers and the lack of a cardioprotective effect for certain patients; intra-aortic balloon support for MI with cardiogenic shock; prasugrel vs. clopidogrel for acute coronary syndromes without revascularization; CRP, fibrinogen, and CVD prediction; and a comparison of thrombectomy devices for acute ischemic stroke.