Plasma Interleukin-37 is Elevated in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients and Probably Associated With 3-month Functional Prognosis  

Source: Clinical Interventions in Aging - Category: Geriatrics Tags: Clinical Interventions in Aging Source Type: research

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Conclusions: More effort is needed to identify what fetal and maternal factors are associated with low birth weight and IBS. A well-executed prospective birth cohort with a collection of bio-samples and functional data will provide a better understanding of how adversity and the interplay between genetics, epigenetics, and numerous risk factors affect the development of IBS. PMID: 32989183 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: J Neurogastroenterol Motil Source Type: research
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- A transient ischemic attack, often called a mini-stroke, usually doesn't last long or cause permanent damage. But it still needs medical attention, because it may be warning of a future...
Source: - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
ConclusionOur results demonstrate an excellent outcome with the use of the CentriMag ™ device in this seriously ill population. Despite requiring multiple procedures, over 58% of patients were discharged from hospital with 5-year survival of 46%.
Source: Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
Background and Purpose: Intracranial atherosclerotic disease (ICAD) is a common cause of stroke worldwide. Although there are different endovascular options for the treatment of symptomatic ICAD (sICAD), it is still controversial. Herein, we aim to study the safety and efficacy of a new generation of drug-eluting balloon-mounted stent (DES); Resolute (R) onyx DES in the treatment of sICAD.Methods: A prospectively maintained neuroendovascular procedures database in a high-volume comprehensive stroke center was reviewed from October 2019 through January 2020. Patients were included if they had sICAD (≥70% stenosis), faile...
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Conclusions: A two-shift model, excluding the night shift, would cover 90% of the patients with severe AIS. A model with coverage during working hours would miss ~40% of the patients with severe AIS. To achieve a quick and area-wide MT, it seems preferable for newly implemented MT-units to offer MT in a two-shift model at a minimum.
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
AbstractObjectiveTo observe the effects and safety of Tongyan Spray ( 通咽喷雾剂) on the range and time of hyoid motion in patients with ischemic post-stroke dysphagia.MethodsSeventy-two patients with ischemic post-stroke dysphagia were selected and randomly assigned to a treatment group (36 cases) and a control group (36 cases) by a random number table from January 2013 to October 2014. All patients swallowed 4 kinds of barium meals with different traits respectively, and each patient underwent video fluoroscopy (VF) examination twice. In the treatment group, Tongyan Spray was sprayed to the pharynx on both sides and...
Source: Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
Determining whether a patient has a time-critical medical condition requiring helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) transportation is a challenge with acute ischemic stroke (AIS). Although HEMS is largely accepted as improving outcomes in time-sensitive conditions, overtriage of patients ineligible for acute stroke therapies places patients and providers at unnecessary risk and wastes limited health care resources.
Source: The Journal of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Selected Topics: Aeromedical Emergencies Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 28 September 2020Source: Brain, Behavior, and ImmunityAuthor(s): Luis Weitbrecht, Daniel Berchtold, Tian Zhang, Sandra Jagdmann, Claudia Dames, Katarzyna Winek, Christian Meisel, Andreas Meisel
Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Authors: Smadja D, Salmon PK Abstract Health professionals are currently facing the challenge of managing an increasing number of old patients presenting with acute stroke, due to rapid aging of the population. Compared to their younger counterparts, elderly patients differ in many ways in the setting of acute stroke. Apart from a striking high stroke incidence, which increases exponentially as age increases, cardioembolism also becomes, as patients age, the main cause of ischemic stroke. Delirium, which can challenge the diagnosis, is frequent at the acute phase of stroke, and may be related to an underlying demen...
Source: Revue Neurologique - Category: Neurology Tags: Rev Neurol (Paris) Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 28 September 2020Source: Pharmacology &TherapeuticsAuthor(s): Tao Tao, Maozhu Liu, Mengyuan Chen, Ying Luo, Cheng Wang, Tongtong Xu, Yixu Jiang, Yiyan Guo, John H. Zhang
Source: Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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