blood clot in an ischaemic stroke
Posted in emergency stroke care

Clot removal effective even six hours after stroke

It is good news; until 2018, we knew that neurosurgeons can salvage living neurons only if they remove the clot within six hours of the block. Now, we know it is not so. They can go ahead with the operation if a patient is ready for the surgery even after…

Continue Reading...
A banner to promote use of (tPA) tissue plasminogen activator
Posted in Uncategorized

Do you know about the clot-busting drug?

American Heart and Stroke Associations promote use of tPA although not all emergency physicians do not adhere to the practice.

Continue Reading...