Recanalization therapy in pediatric stroke

ISCHEMIC STROKE / ACUTE THERAPY Recanalization therapy in pediatric stroke Created 21/09/2022, last revision 17/10/2022 [toc] AHA/ASA (2019) - Management of Stroke in Neonates and Children stroke is relatively rare in children but can lead to significant morbidity/mortality acute management strategies are extrapolated from adult studies with some specific considerations Specifics of stroke in pediatric ... Read more

Focal cerebral arteriopathy (FCA)

Focal cerebral arteriopathy on DSA
ISCHEMIC STROKE / ETIOLOGY Focal cerebral arteriopathy (FCA) Created 22/09/2022, last revision 26/10/2022 [toc] Introduction focal cerebral arteriopathy (FCA) was originally referred to as transient cerebral arteriopathy (TCA) TCA was defined as a monophasic disease leading to unilateral intracranial stenosis (usually the distal ICA segment, M1, or A1 segments) follow-up vessel imaging may reveal progression ... Read more

Dabigatran (PRADAXA)

Dabigatran (PRADAXA)
ADD-ONS / MEDICATION / ANTICOAGULANTS Dabigatran (Pradaxa) Created 19/10/2022, last revision 25/10/2022 [toc] Dabigatran (PRADAXA) is an oral anticoagulant drug used to treat and prevent VTE and stroke in people with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) through direct thrombin inhibition. It is used as an alternative to warfarin, which does not require laboratory monitoring or dietary ... Read more

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