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Even if patients survive an intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), they may be at an increased risk of future mental issues.

The American Stroke Association (ASA) recently honored 10 scientists and researchers at its International Stroke Conference in Houston.

At 30 days and six months, the majority of readmissions for critical limb ischemia (CLI) are unplanned, according to an analysis of hospital databases in Florida, New York and California.

Donna Mendes, MD, a pioneering black female vascular surgeon, spoke with Cardiovascular Business about diversity at Mount Sinai, how the industry has become more diverse over the years and why all providers should make it a priority.

More than 4,500 physicians, nurses, healthcare professionals and industry representatives are expected to attend the American Heart Association (AHA) annual International Stroke Conference from Feb. 22 to Feb. 24 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.

 

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Study finds 40% of intracerebral hemorrhage survivors have depression within 5 years

Even if patients survive an intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), they may be at an increased risk of future mental issues.

American Stroke Association honors 10 scientists, researchers for exemplary work

The American Stroke Association (ASA) recently honored 10 scientists and researchers at its International Stroke Conference in Houston.

Most readmissions for critical limb ischemia are unplanned

At 30 days and six months, the majority of readmissions for critical limb ischemia (CLI) are unplanned, according to an analysis of hospital databases in Florida, New York and California.

History of migraine may increase risk of ischemic stroke caused by CEAD

A prospective cohort study in Italy found an association between migraine and spontaneous cervical artery dissection (CEAD) among young to middle-age adults, even after adjusting for traditional vascular risk factors.

Most people do not receive tPA treatment following acute ischemic strokes

Between 2005 and 2011, only 3.76 percent of patients received tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) treatment following acute ischemic strokes, according to a recent analysis.

Nearly 30% of adults hospitalized with intracerebral hemorrhage have a medical complication

From 2004 to 2013, adults who suffered an intracerebral hemorrhage had an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis and acute renal failure and a decreased risk of pneumonia, sepsis and mortality, according to a database analysis.

Physical activity may benefit stroke survivors, improve cognitive function

Stroke survivors who participated in physical activity programs had improvements in several neurocognitive domains, according to a meta-analysis of 13 clinical trials.

Depression, dementia are common among intracerebral hemorrhage survivors

During a median follow-up period of more than four years, 40 percent of survivors of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) developed a new-onset mood disorder, according to a longitudinal study.

Q&A: Barrier-breaking vascular surgeon on the importance of diversity in the field

Donna Mendes, MD, a pioneering black female vascular surgeon, spoke with Cardiovascular Business about diversity at Mount Sinai, how the industry has become more diverse over the years and why all providers should make it a priority.

Risk of recurrent stroke in children may depend on type of stroke

A recent study suggests that recurrence may depend on the type of stroke the children suffer. It did not assess other factors, but the results might be useful for healthcare professionals seeking to prevent children from having another stroke.

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