Tag: "intracerebral" at medical news
Hormone aids recovery in rats with hemorrhagic stroke
... a therapeutic effect on rats who have suffered an intracerebral
hemorrhage, according to research that will be pre...d improve functional recovery in rats following an intracerebral
hemorrhage, which is a type of stroke. "This is the first evidence that erythropoietin has a therape...
New research pinpoints best treatment for stroke
... in more than 2600 acute stroke patients found the intracerebral
hemorrhage rate was 5.2 percent. The WVU study shows that CT perfusion, which measures blood flow, is very accurate at determining which patients would best benefit from treatment and which should not receive clot-busting drugs. In the study, less th...
American Academy of Neurology sums up scientific highlights from 57th annual meeting
...hers showed that survival after a stroke caused by intracerebral
hemorrhage has not improved in more than a decade....the lack of effective treatments for patients with intracerebral
hemorrhage, and the urgent need to develop new therapies. [S43.001] The AAN 57th Annual Meeting was ...
International team of experts leads new stroke journal
...ssue of the new journal will include therapies for intracerebral
haemorrhage, angioplasty and stenting, the genetics of stroke and ultrasound and thrombolysis. "Blackwell Publishing feels that International Journal of Stroke will make a very important contribution to research and debate in this vital area of medic...
Potential treatment for intracerebral hemorrhage under study
... treatments, Dr. Hall says. It looks promising for intracerebral
hemorrhage patients as well because it works at si... going to be the first treatment for any aspect of intracerebral
hemorrhage that has ever been shown to make a difference for these patients."...
Aspirin therapy may be safe for some survivors of brain hemorrhage
... has found that some patients who have survived an intracerebral
hemorrhage a stroke caused by bleeding in the bra... "Physicians often see patients with a history of intracerebral
hemorrhage who are also at risk for ischemic stroke or heart attacks and need to decide what kind of...
For some, aspirin doesn't increase risk of recurring hemorrhagic stroke
...ple who have had a hemorrhagic stroke, also called intracerebral
hemorrhage. A new study, however, finds that aspirin may not increase the risk of recurrent intracerebral
hemorrhage. The study is published in the January 24, 2006 issue of Neurology, the scientific journa...
Drug use linked to brain hemmorhage in young adults
...issimmee, FL. The study included 307 patients with intracerebral
hemorrhage (ICH) -- a stroke caused by a blood vessel bursting inside the brain. Of the 75 patients 49-years-old or younger, 20 percent had drugs in their system. "The dominant drug of abuse was cocaine, long recognized as a risk factor for ICH," sa...
Lower doses of clot-busting drug safer for stroke patients
...type of stroke caused by bleeding in the brain, or intracerebral
hemorrhage, survived more often if given 1 milligr...Stroke Conference on Feb. 18 in Kissimmee, Fla. An intracerebral
hemorrhage -- bleeding in the brain -- is the only type of stroke without a clearly defined treatmen...
Neural transplants provide persistent benefit in patients with Huntington's disease
...gues have previously shown, in a pilot study, that intracerebral
neural grafts lead to motor and cognitive improvement in patients with Huntington's disease 2 years after the procedure. In their current article, they present data for five patients from their pilot study, assessed annually for up to 6 years after n...
High hourly air pollution levels more than double stroke risk
...s of data were put together, a pattern emerged for intracerebral
haemorrhage - where a blood vessel bursts inside the brain - for the warmer months between April and September. This showed that high hourly rates of particulate matter (in excess of 200 ug/m3) around two hours before death were associated with a mo...
Study suggests antithrombotics cause more intracerebral hemorrhagic stroke deaths in 'over-75s'
...s that the number of pensioners over 75 dying from intracerebral
haemorrhagic stroke has increased in the last 25 y...ar Study (2002-06). They investigated incidence of intracerebral
haemorrhagic stroke over time, for patients both above and below 75 years old, together with associa...
Patients with 'bleeding' strokes less likely to get prevention treatment
...ansient ischemic attacks (a "mini-stroke"), 17,195 intracerebral
hemorrhages (ICH) and 5,503 subarachnoid hemorrhages (SAH). An intracerebral
hemorrhage occurs when a defective artery in the brain bursts, flooding the surrounding tissue with ...
A self-fulfilling prophecy in bleeding stroke?
...f thousands of people receive a dreaded diagnosis: intracerebral
hemorrhage, or a "bleeding stroke." Caused by a burst blood vessel in the brain, ICH kills a quarter of patients in two days, and up to half of them within 30 days. And there's no approved specific medical treatment for it -- though people can recove...