Recanalization therapy in acute stroke

Recanalization therapy in acute stroke
ISCHEMIC STROKE / ACUTE THERAPY Recanalization therapy in acute stroke Created 16/09/2022, last revision 19/09/2022 [toc] Introduction Recanalization restoration of flow at the primary occlusion site AOL  Reperfusion restoration of anterograde flow in the vessels beyond the primary occlusion site (anterograde perfusion) TICI  Collateral circulation retrograde perfusion  Distal embolization new occlusion detected distal to the ... Read more

Early management of patients with suspected stroke

GENERAL THERAPY Early management of patients with suspected stroke Created 07/06/2022, last revision 05/09/2022 [toc] every patient with rapidly developing neurological deficits should be evaluated as a potential candidate for recanalization treatment and should be transported ASAP to the nearest stroke center or comprehensive stroke center for emergent diagnostic evaluation and therapy Definition and clinical ... Read more

Intravenous thrombolysis in acute stroke

TCCD monitoring during intravenous thrombolysis - complete recanalization of occluded MCA was achieved
ISCHEMIC STROKE / ACUTE THERAPY Intravenous thrombolysis in acute stroke Created 22/10/2021, last revision 14/09/2022 [toc] All patients with suspected acute stroke or TIA must have an immediate clinical evaluation to establish a diagnosis and to determine eligibility for intravenous thrombolytic therapy or/and endovascular thrombectomy (EVT). intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) is the standard therapy for acute ... Read more

Nontraumatic convexial subarachnoid hemorrhage

Non-traumatic convexial SAH
SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE Nontraumatic convexial subarachnoid hemorrhage (cSAH) Created 06/04/2021, last revision 19/05/2022 [toc] Definition non-traumatic spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage at the convexity (non-traumatic convexial SAH - cSAH) is defined as a collection of blood in 1 or more adjacent sulci in the absence of SAH in another localization it is relatively rare, but the etiological DDx ... Read more

Transient global amnesia (TGA)

Transient global amnesia (TGA)
ISCHEMIC STROKE / STROKE MIMICS Transient global amnesia (TGA) Created 24/03/2021, last revision 14/09/2022 [toc] transient global amnesia (TGA) is a sudden, temporary (< 24h) episode of memory loss with the absence of other neurological signs that can't be attributed to a more common neurological condition, such as epilepsy or stroke mostly non-recurrent it can ... Read more

Transient ischemic attack (TIA)

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ISCHEMIC STROKE Transient ischemic attack (TIA) Created 23/03/2021, last revision 16/09/2022 [toc] 2021 ESO guidelines on the management of transient ischemic attack (TIA) a transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a medical emergency despite its seemingly mild course, TIA is a serious predictor of subsequent ischemic stroke and death following TIA, the risk of recurrent stroke ... Read more
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