PFO Closure Plus Antiplatelet Backed for Younger Stroke Patients

(MedPage Today) -- Expert panel diverges from professional society recommendations
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Publication date: Available online 18 June 2019Source: Journal of PhysiotherapyAuthor(s): Davide G de Sousa, Lisa A Harvey, Simone Dorsch, Bronwyn Varettas, Serena Jamieson, Abby Murphy, Sarah GiaccariAbstractQuestionDoes intensive sit-to-stand training in addition to usual care improve sit-to-stand ability in people who are unable to stand up independently after stroke?DesignA multi-centre randomised controlled trial with concealed allocation, assessor blinding and intention-to-treat analysis.ParticipantsThirty patients from two Sydney hospitals,
Source: Journal of Physiotherapy - Category: Physiotherapy Source Type: research
Temperature increases due to climate changes and operations expected to be conducted in hot environments make heat-related injuries a major medical concern for the military. The most serious of heat-related injuries is exertional heat stroke (EHS). EHS gen...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news
OBJECTIVE: Explore the association between demographic factors and functional performance measures of patients with acute stroke in an inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) and falls during the IRF stay, and to quantify the diagnostic accuracy of functio...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
We present a novel method that extends current CLSM approaches by introducing a fast reliable and accurate way for computing disconnectomes, i.e. identifying damaged or lesioned connections. We introduce a new algorithm that finds the maximally disconnected subgraph containing regions and region pairs with the greatest shared connectivity loss. After normalizing a stroke patient's segmented MRI lesion into template space, probability weighted structural connectivity matrices are constructed from shortest paths found in white matter voxel graphs of 210 subjects from the Human Connectome Project. Percent connectivity loss ma...
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Pusher Syndrome;   Subacute Stroke Interventions:   Other: Visual Feedback and Core Stability exercises protocol;   Other: Control stroke Sponsors:   Parc Sanitari Pere Virgili;   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Stroke Interventions:   Other: Constant gait speed group;   Other: Increasing gait speed group Sponsor:   National Rehabilitation Center, Seoul, Korea Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Intra Cerebral Hemorrhage Intervention:   Sponsors:   Columbia University;   Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital;   National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Intracranial Atherosclerosis;   Acute Stroke;   Transient Ischemic Attack Intervention:   Sponsor:   University of Pennsylvania Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Predictors for post-sepsis myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke are yet to be identified due to the competing risk of death. Baseline comorbidities and sources of infection were associated with an increased risk of post-sepsis MI and stroke. The identified risk factors may help physicians select a group of patients with sepsis who may benefit from preventive measures, antiplatelet treatment, and other preventive measures for post-sepsis MI and stroke.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
We report on two studies that examine whether or not these principles also apply in language re-learning and retention for individuals with acquired deficits in written language production. Study 1 compared distributed vs. clustered training schedules, while Study 2 examined—for the first time in the context of re-learning—the relationship between the spacing of training trials and retention period. This investigation revealed that, despite significant cognitive deficits and brain lesions, remarkably similar principles govern re-learning and retention in the lesioned brain as have been found to apply in neurolo...
Source: Neuropsychologia - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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