Post Tagged with: "Stroke"

Ectopic Beats: How Many Count?

Ectopic Beats: How Many Count?

Cardiology October 12, 2017 at 8:24 AM 0 comments

Rupert FG Simpson,1 Jessica Langtree,2 *Andrew RJ Mitchell2 1. King’s College Hospital, London, UK 2. Jersey General Hospital, Jersey, UK *Correspondence to mail@jerseycardiologist.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 07.09.16 Accepted: 04.09.17 Citation: EMJ Cardiol. 2017;5[1]:88-92. Abstract Premature atrial and ventricular contractions, or ectopic beats, areRead More

International, Large-Scale, Real-World Clinical Data Confirm the Safety Profile of Rivaroxaban

International, Large-Scale, Real-World Clinical Data Confirm the Safety Profile of Rivaroxaban

Cardiology October 20, 2015 at 9:07 AM 0 comments

*John Camm Division of Clinical Sciences, St George’s Hospital, University of London, London, UK *Correspondence to jcamm@sgul.ac.uk Disclosure: John Camm is a consultant to Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Pfizer, BMS, and Daiichi Sankyo. Support: The publication of this article was funded by Bayer Pharmaceuticals. The views and opinions expressed are thoseRead More

Reperfusion Strategies for Acute Ischaemic Stroke From Past to Present: An Overview Towards Future Perspectives

Reperfusion Strategies for Acute Ischaemic Stroke From Past to Present: An Overview Towards Future Perspectives

Neurology August 6, 2015 at 9:00 AM 0 comments

*Isabella Canavero,1 Anna Cavallini,1 Federica Denaro,1 Giuseppe Micieli2 1. Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases and Stroke Unit, Department of Emergency Neurology, C. Mondino National Institute of Neurology Foundation, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy 2. Department of Emergency Neurology, C. Mondino National Institute of Neurology Foundation, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy *Correspondence to isabellacanavero@libero.it Disclosure: TheRead More

Red Cell Distribution Width for Predicting Cardiovascular Disease: A Literature Review

Red Cell Distribution Width for Predicting Cardiovascular Disease: A Literature Review

Cardiology October 20, 2014 at 10:16 AM 0 comments

*Bengt Zöller,1 Olle Melander,2 Peter Svensson,2,3 Gunnar Engström2 1. Centre for Primary Care Research, Lund University/Region Skåne, Malmö, Sweden 2. Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Clinical Research Centre, Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden 3. Department of Coagulation Disorders, Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden *Correspondence to bengt.zoller@med.lu.se Disclosure: No potentialRead More

Neuroimaging of Acute Ischaemic Stroke: Current Challenges

Neuroimaging of Acute Ischaemic Stroke: Current Challenges

Neurology July 14, 2014 at 10:22 AM 0 comments

*Susanne Wegener Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland *Correspondence to Susanne.Wegener@usz.ch Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 31.03.14 Accepted: 02.05.14 Citation: EMJ Neurol. 2014;1:49-52. Abstract Over the last decade, neuroimaging methods have been refined to improve clinical decisions regarding acute stroke treatment. Computed tomography and magnetic resonanceRead More

Depression and Psychological Distress as Risk Factors for Stroke and Worse Stroke Recovery: Clinical Implications and Therapeutic Options

Depression and Psychological Distress as Risk Factors for Stroke and Worse Stroke Recovery: Clinical Implications and Therapeutic Options

Neurology July 14, 2014 at 10:20 AM 0 comments

*Kerstin Sander,1,2 Dirk Sander2,3 1. Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Schön Klinik Berchtesgadener Land, Bavaria, Germany 2. Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany 3. Department of Neurology, Benedictus Hospital, Tutzing, Germany *Correspondence to Ksander1@mac.com Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 07.02.14 Accepted: 09.05.14 Citation: EMJ Neurol. 2014;1:53-58.Read More

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Review and Current State Of The Art

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Review and Current State Of The Art

Interventional Cardiology July 4, 2014 at 10:39 AM 0 comments

*Valérie Collas,1 Tine Philipsen,2 Inez Rodrigus,2 Christiaan Vrints,1 Bernard P. Paelinck,1 Johan Bosmans1 1. Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium 2. Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium *Correspondence to valerie.collas@uantwerpen.be Disclosure: Prof Bosmans is a part-time clinical proctor for Medtronic CoreValve. Received: 21.01.14 Accepted: 05.03.14 Citation:Read More

Neurorehabilitation after Stroke

Neurorehabilitation after Stroke

Neurology August 29, 2013 at 7:03 AM 0 comments

Rüdiger J. Seitz,1 Leeanne M. Carey2 1. Centre of Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, LVR-Klinikum Düsseldorf, and Department of Neurology, University Hospital Düsseldorf, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany 2. Neurorehabilitation and Recovery, Stroke Division, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne Brain Centre – Austin Campus, Heidelberg Victoria, Australia; Department of OccupationalRead More

Nationwide Family Studies of Cardiovascular Diseases – Clinical and Genetic Implications of Family History

Nationwide Family Studies of Cardiovascular Diseases – Clinical and Genetic Implications of Family History

Cardiology August 14, 2013 at 10:14 PM 0 comments

Bengt Zöller Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, and Family Physician, Centre for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University/Region Skåne, Malmö, Sweden Support: This work was supported by grants awarded to Dr Bengt Zöller from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation and Region Skåne (REGSKANE-124611), and by ALF fundingRead More