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Stroke

Reviewing Benefits of Physical Activity Guidelines on Cardiometabolic Risk

Jan 30, 2020

Physical activity can prevent a wide range of diseases, including highly prevalent conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and associated cardiometabolic disorders. Numerous guidelines for the pres...

[Long-term results of surgical and conservative treatment of patients with occlusive-stenotic lesions of carotid arteries].

Jan 30, 2020

To compare long-term outcomes in patients after carotid endarterectomy and those who refused surgical correction and received only conservative treatment.There were 1035 carotid endarterectomies perfo...

Effects of Hemodynamic Conditions and Valve Sizing on Leaflet Bending Stress in Self-Expanding Transcatheter Aortic Valve: An In-vitro Study.

Jan 30, 2020

Transcatheter aortic valve (TAV) replacement has become a viable alternative to surgery for high and intermediate risk patients with severe aortic stenosis. This technology may extend to the younger a...

Determining the cut-off score for the Modified Barthel Index and the Modified Rankin Scale for assessment of functional independence and residual disability after stroke.

Jan 30, 2020

Assessment of functional independence and residual disability is very important for measuring treatment outcome after stroke. The modified Rankin Scale (mRS) and the modified Barthel Index (MBI) are c...

Ex-situ hypothermic perfusion of non-human primate pancreas: A feasibility study.

Jan 30, 2020

Pancreatic static cold storage is the gold-standard method for pancreas preservation. Our main objective was to evaluate feasibility of hypothermic perfusion (HP) of non-human primates pancreases for ...

Initial Lung Transplantation Experience with Uncontrolled Donation after Cardiac Death in North America.

Jan 30, 2020

Uncontrolled donation after cardiac death (uDCD) has the potential to ameliorate the shortage of suitable lungs for transplantation. To date, no lung transplantation data from these donors is availabl...

Indoxyl sulfate impairs valsartan-induced neovascularization.

Jan 24, 2020

Studies revealed that the use of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system antagonism is not associated with a statistically significant reduction in the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with chro...

Longxuetongluo capsule alleviates LPS-induced neuro-inflammation by regulating multiple signaling pathways in BV2 microglia cells.

Jan 24, 2020

Longxuetongluo capsule (LTC), derived from the total phenolic compounds of Chinese dragon's blood, is now used to treatment of ischemic stroke in convalescence. The aim of this study is to explore the...

Use of home negative pressure wound therapy in peripheral artery disease and diabetic limb salvage.

Jan 24, 2020

Use of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) in peripheral artery disease (PAD) and diabetic limb salvage (DLS) improves wound healing by providing moist wound conditions, reducing exudate, controlli...

Management of atrial fibrillation in patients with chronic kidney disease in clinical practice: a joint European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) and European Renal Association/European Dialysis and Transplantation Association (ERA/EDTA) physician-based survey.

Jan 24, 2020

The European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) and European Renal Association/European Dialysis and Transplantation Association (ERA/EDTA) jointly conducted a physician-based survey to gain insight into...

Implementation and Evaluation of a Standardized Non-Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulant (NOAC) Patient Safety Alert Card Across the Northern Region of England.

Jan 24, 2020

Many patients are prescribed anticoagulants. Newer non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants, NOACs, were launched in 2008 and are increasingly commonly used. However, they may still be unfamiliar to patients...

Prolonged dual antiplatelet therapy in patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: 2-year findings from EPICOR Asia.

Jan 23, 2020

Patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) have a generally poor prognosis and antithrombotic management patterns (AMPs) used post-acute coronary syndrome (ACS) remain uncle...

Genetic determinants of blood lipids and cerebral small vessel disease: role of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

Jan 23, 2020

Blood lipids are causally involved in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, but their role in cerebral small vessel disease remains largely elusive. Here, we explored associations of genetic determinan...

Exogenous Ubiquitin Attenuates Hypoxia/Reoxygenation-Induced Cardiac Myocyte Apoptosis via the Involvement of CXCR4 and Modulation of Mitochondrial Homeostasis.

Jan 23, 2020

Exogenous ubiquitin (UB) plays a protective role in β-AR-stimulated and ischemia/reperfusion (I/R)-induced myocardial remodeling. Here, we report that UB treatment inhibits hypoxia/reoxygenation (H/R...

Association of Longitudinal Values of Glycated Hemoglobin With Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease.

Jan 23, 2020

Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) values are used to guide glycemic control, but in patients with type 2 diabetes and multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD), the association of the longitudinal values of...

Metabolomic Profiling of the Synergistic Effects of Ginsenoside Rg1 in Combination with Neural Stem Cell Transplantation in Ischemic Stroke Rats.

Jan 23, 2020

As the greatest medical and socioeconomic problem in developing countries, stroke is the second or third leading cause of death in China and worldwide. In adult organisms suffering from stroke, transp...

Prognostic value of sleep apnea and nocturnal hypoxemia in patients with decompensated heart failure.

Jan 23, 2020

Nocturnal hypoxemia is an important factor underlying the impact of sleep apnea on heart failure. It remains unclear whether nocturnal hypoxemia has a greater prognostic value in acute decompensated h...

Smoking tied to worse outcomes after a stroke

Jan 14, 2020

By Lisa Rapaport People who smoke or have recently quit have higher odds of being severely impaired after a stroke than their counterparts who never smoked, a new study su...

Low Cardiac Troponin Levels Cannot Safely Rule Out Ischemia

Jan 07, 2020

Very low hs-cTn levels do not safely exclude inducible myocardial ischemia in those with symptomatic CAD. TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Even very low concentrations of high-sensitivit...