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Stenting of the carotid arteries (running up the sides of the neck) is a common surgical procedure to reduce the risk of stroke. Stenting involves inserting a metal mesh into the artery to help widen it and improve blood flow. However, a new study published in the journal Neurology suggests that stenting of the vertebral arteries (that run up the neck behind the carotid arteries) appears safe too.
Last week, our lecturers attended two training days at our head office, at Stroke Association House, London. These form part of a schedule of activity designed to ensure they have the skills, and support needed to succeed in becoming the next generation of research leaders.
We’re excited to announce that we've been selected to go through to the staff vote stage for the ISS Facility Services charity of the year partnership.
The UK Stroke Forum Conference (UKSF) is the largest multidisciplinary stroke event in the UK, attracting over 1,500 delegates from across the stroke care pathway. It's an unmissable event for anyone working in the field of stroke care. Early bird registration ends: 31 August 2017
Published online first in the journal Neurology, a new study investigates the effectiveness of tools used to predict recovery of patients after stroke.
We have recently endorsed a new book list for people living with long term conditions and their carers.
Researchers are seeking volunteers in Devon to help study the benefits of singing groups for people with a communication disorder associated with strokes.
This study has been funded by the Stroke Association.
The results of a 3-year study into stroke patients and exercise was shared with funders, patients and carers at an event held in the Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester yesterday.