New guidelines outline criteria for stroke centers offering ischemic stroke interventions to patients

Related video The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) today joined 12 other neurointerventional societies to release new guidelines outlining the criteria for Level 1, 2 and 3 stroke centers that provide acute ischemic stroke interventions (AISIs) to stroke patients. The standards are published in the September issue of the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. Acute ischemic […]

‘Million Hearts’ Project Aims to Prevent 1 Million Cardiac Crises

Related video THURSDAY, Sept. 6, 2018 — Millions of Americans aren’t taking simple steps that could ward off a potentially fatal heart attack or stroke, a new government report shows. Heart attacks, strokes and other heart-related conditions caused 2.2 million hospitalizations in 2016, new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. […]

Sexuality essentially silenced following stroke

Related video Stroke survivors and their partners are not adequately supported to deal with changes to their relationships, self-identity, gender roles and intimacy following stroke, according to new research from the University of Sydney. Published today in Clinical Rehabilitation, the qualitative study found that stroke survivors struggle to openly discuss sexuality, and health professionals rarely […]

Vanderbilt professor receives major award to improve stroke outcomes

Related video Vanderbilt’s Kenneth Gaines, MD, MBA, professor of Clinical Neurology, has received a $15.7 funding award to determine if stroke outcomes can be improved with a redesigned and better-integrated model of care. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors approved the study led by Gaines. Gaines will work closely with co-investigator Barry […]