Clostridium difficile Infection Does Not Impact Outcomes in Stroke Patients
This study investigates incidence, patient characteristics, clinical features, and outcomes of CDI following stroke, including ischemic stroke (IS), intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH).; (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke symptoms: Sudden headache may be a key sign of a brain aneurysm - are you at risk?
THE FEAR of haemorrhagic stroke looms large in the minds of many, but another silent killer which is less widely discussed is a brain aneurysm. Warning signs are rare with the condition. When a bulging artery ruptures, however, symptoms will be difficult to ignore. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Link Between Major Traumatic Brain Injury, Dementia Examined
THURSDAY, May 12, 2022 -- Major traumatic brain injury (TBI), defined as a diagnosis of traumatic intracranial hemorrhage and hospital length of stay of three or more days, is associated with an increased risk for incident dementia, although the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Taking ICH Cases Straight to Endovascular Center May Cause Harm Taking ICH Cases Straight to Endovascular Center May Cause Harm
RACECAT trial results suggest the longer travel times to the comprehensive stroke center -- rather than going to a closer primary stroke center -- could be harmful for patients having a hemorrhagic stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - May 11, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Tips to reduce stroke in the diverse communities
Stroke is the second-leading cause of death worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. In the U.S., about 800,000 strokes occur per year. Of all strokes, 87% are ischemic. This means they occur when a clot blocks a blood vessel in the brain and stops blood flow. The remaining 13% are hemorrhagic, where a blood vessel ruptures and causes bleeding into brain tissue."In the U.S., stroke has dropped to the fifth-leading cause of death, due… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 10, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Using AI with head CT helps clinicians localize hemorrhage
Using an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm with noncontrast head CT scan...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Is neuroimaging overused for diagnosing dizziness? CT shows that antithrombotics don't boost brain bleed frequency Using AI to detect brain hemorrhage on CT improves ED workflow Head trauma patients on older blood thinners face higher risk (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 21, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

BP Management After Intracerebral and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage BP Management After Intracerebral and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
This review details the current evidence regarding the timing, mechanisms, and approaches to blood pressure management after acute spontaneous ICH and aneurysmal SAH.Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Viz.ai raises $100M in funding
Artificial intelligence (AI) software company Viz.ai raised $100 millio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA clears Viz.ai's cerebral aneurysm software Using AI to detect brain hemorrhage on CT improves ED workflow Viz.ai and TeleSpecialists partner Viz.ai debuts AI-based brain aneurysm tool at SVIN 2021 Report: Reimbursement drives adoption of AI software for stroke (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 7, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

A multicenter validation of the Modified Brain Injury Guidelines (mBIG): are they safe and effective? - Khan AD, Lee J, Galicia K, Billings JD, Dobaria V, Patel PP, McIntyre RC, Gonzalez RP, Schroeppel TJ.
BACKGROUND: The modified Brain Injury Guidelines (mBIG) are an algorithm for treating patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) by which selected patients do not require a repeat head CT, a neurosurgery consult, or even a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Data from New VOYAGER PAD Analyses at ACC.22 Reinforce Benefit of XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Plus Aspirin in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and Various Co-Morbid Conditions
RARITAN, N.J., April 1, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced data from new analyses from the Phase 3 VOYAGER PAD clinical trial reinforcing the benefit of the XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) vascular dose (2.5 mg twice daily plus aspirin 100 mg once daily) in reducing severe vascular events in patients with PAD after lower-extremity revascularization (LER), a procedure that restores blood flow to the legs. Data from the two analyses demonstrate the role that the XARELTO® vascular dose plays in PAD patients with and without chronic kidney disease (CKD) and in PAD patients with and ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

AI can augment radiologists for detecting PE on CTPA scans
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can help emergency radiologists t...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Using AI to detect brain hemorrhage on CT improves ED workflow Aidoc inks partnership with Novant Health Aidoc unveils AI Operating System Aidoc partners with ScreenPoint Medical Aidoc joins forces with Subtle Medical (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 28, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Stroke: Exposure to traffic noise may increase risk - millions exposed to unhealthy levels
STROKES, whether clot-related or caused by a haemorrhage, are life-altering events that offer slim chances of recovery. Although treatment has drastically improved, scientists stress that up to 90 percent of cases could be avoided. According to a recent body of research, roughly 60 million people could be exposed to unhealthy traffic levels, putting them at the perils of stroke. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CT shows that antithrombotics don't boost brain bleed frequency
Head CT shows that antithrombotics don't boost incidence of brain bleeds i...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Using AI to detect brain hemorrhage on CT improves ED workflow Head trauma patients on older blood thinners face higher risk Head CT offers low diagnostic yield for fainting 24/7 availability of radiologists speeds up emergency CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 25, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Antithrombotics Harmful During Stroke Thrombectomy: MR CLEAN-MED Antithrombotics Harmful During Stroke Thrombectomy: MR CLEAN-MED
The use of aspirin or heparin during treatment of acute ischemic stroke was associated with an increased risk of intracranial hemorrhage without evidence for a beneficial effect on functional outcome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 4, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Are Thrombolytics for Stroke Safe for Patients on NOACs? Are Thrombolytics for Stroke Safe for Patients on NOACs?
A retrospective analysis suggests that recent NOAC use is not associated with increased risk for symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage after treatment with IV alteplase for acute ischemic stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 25, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news