Explaining the Association Between COVID-19 and Stroke Explaining the Association Between COVID-19 and Stroke
Drs Mark Alberts and Jesse Weinberger discuss the mysterious association between COVID-19 and cerebrovascular disease in younger patients.Medscape Neurology
One commonly reported phenomenon in the first months of the Covid-19 era in the United States has been the reduction in emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations of patients with heart attacks, strokes and other acute, non-Covid illnesses . Less is known about whether and how the number of patients presenting to EDs for psychiatric problems has changed.
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Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Neurología (English Edition)Author(s): J.M. Trejo Gabriel y Galán
The management of acute neurological conditions, particularly acute ischemic stroke, in the context of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is of importance, considering the risk of infection to the healthcare workers and patients and emerging evidence of the neuroinvasive potential of the virus. There are variations in expert guidelines further complicating the picture for clinicians in acute settings. In this light, there is a compelling need for further formulation of recommendations that compile these variations seen in the numerous guidelines present. Health system protocols for managing ongoing acute neurological car...
The issue of'disappearing'MI and stroke admissions during the COVID-19 pandemic is being borne out in new data, mirroring that seen elsewhere in the US and Europe.Medscape Medical News
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Conditions: Ischemic Stroke; Covid 19 Intervention: Other: Mechanical Trombectomy Sponsor: University Hospital, Montpellier Recruiting
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