Physical Activity and Related Factors in a Sample of Turkish Patients With Stroke
Condition: Stroke Intervention: Other: physical activity measurement Sponsor: Marmara University Not yet recruiting
Duplex ultrasound examination, computed tomography scans, and magnetic resonance angiography have traditionally been used as noninvasive methods to assess carotid stenosis severity. The degree of stenosis in asymptomatic patients has often been used as the main criterion to assess risk for plaque embolization and stroke. There has been an effort to find alternate methods to assess vulnerable plaques. This has included many modalities, including magnetic resonance imaging and other ultrasound techniques.
ConclusionsIn clinical practice, use of a BGC was associated with higher reperfusion grade and early improvement of neurologic deficits, but had no positive effect on long-term functional outcome.
This study explores the safety and effect of acute cerebral infarction treatment by microcatheter injection of tirofiban combined with a Solitaire AB stent and/or stent implantation. Emergency cerebral angiograms showing the responsible vascular occlusion of 120 acute cerebral infarction patients who underwent emergency endovascular thrombectomy were included in the study. These patients were randomly divided into two groups using the random number table method: treatment group (n=60) that received thrombectomy (with cerebral artery stents) combined with intracerebral injection of tirofiban and control group (n=60) that on...
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Condition: Epilepsy Intervention: Sponsor: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Enrolling by invitation
Condition: Stroke, Cardiovascular Intervention: Sponsors: Boston Medical Center; Medtronic Recruiting
Condition: Stroke (MeSH Unique ID: D020521) Intervention: Other: Stroke (exposure) Sponsors: Jutta Mari Adelin Jorgensen; Newcastle University, UK; Vervig (IoM) Recruiting
Conditions: Stroke; Pneumonia; Oral Hygiene Interventions: Other: Advanced oral hygiene care programme; Other: Oral hygiene instruction Sponsor: Anhui Medical University Recruiting
Condition: Stroke, Ischemic Intervention: Device: Neurothrombectomy Sponsors: Anaconda Biomed S.L.; MedPass International; UCLA Department of Neurology Not yet recruiting
In this study, the trends of risk factors and macrovascular complications were examined in patients with DM in Taiwan.MethodsHealth care information and International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision diagnostic codes were retrieved from the Taiwan Bureau of National Health Insurance claims files between 2005 and 2014. Using these data, the number of cases and annual prevalence of diabetic macrovascular complications in individuals with DM were stratified by age and sex.ResultsThe prevalence of DM with either stroke or cardiovascular disease (CVD) showed a decreasing trend in enrolled patients with DM (p for trend