Tag: "thrombolysis" at medical news
Ultrasound helps stroke treatment
...mine if ultrasound could boost the clot-busting or thrombolysis
ability of tPA, he explained Friday during a news briefing at the 27th International Stroke Conference in San Antonio. Alexandrov uses a hand-held ultrasound device fitted into a frame "like the frame inside a construction worker's hard hat," he sai...
Stroke In The Right-Brain Can Remain Undiagnosed
...nts with left-hemispheric events were treated with thrombolysis
and more were admitted to hospital within 3 hours of stroke onset. The researcher states that their study suggests differences in medical attention and subsequent management between patients with right and left hemispheric stroke. Difficulties in re...
Angioplasty plus stenting better than thrombolysis for elderly patients with AMI
... major bleeding, compared with 17% of those in the thrombolysis
group. As a consequence, there was a trend toward ...current MI during 6-month follow-up was 14% in the thrombolysis
group and 2% in the percutaneous intervention group, the Israeli physicians report. Dr. Hod's team c...
DVT Treatment Vacuums Away Blood Clots – Prevents Disabilit
...cing costs. The current standard catheter-directed thrombolysis
treatment uses a clot-dissolving drug only and, al...ir stay in the ICU. Although the catheter-directed thrombolysis
technique has been available for about a decade, many DVT patients don’t receive it. Instead, many p...
First Ultrasound Thrombolysis in U.S. Performed at Emory University Hospital
... According to Dr. Chamsuddin, ultrasound assisted thrombolysis
incorporates use of a tiny catheter that houses an... slowly dissolve the clots. "Ultrasound assisted thrombolysis
uses a catheter that houses an ultrasound wire which causes fragmentation of the clot, while drippin...