After a Stroke, Time is Critical, Even More Than Previously Thought
|09/28/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
After a large vessel stroke, a new study finds that a shorter time to treatment after a stroke is critical to having the best recovery.
Stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide and the third leading cause of disability according to the World Health Organization.
Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, wanted to find out what window of time could provide the best recovery rate for stroke patients, along with which treatment also worked best. So they reviewed outcomes of more than 1,200 patients experiencing acute ischemic stroke — a stoke in a major artery that cuts off read more >>>