Realising the full potential of routinely-available brain imaging to improve treatment of patients with acute stroke

University of Edinburgh
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Active
Summary

This research project aims to better understand how particular features of the CT scan can be used to make better treatment decisions for patients with ischaemic stroke, and whether we can accurately estimate the time since the stroke began.

Date published
01/05/2018

Comparing early versus late use of oral anticoagulant drugs in stroke patients with an abnormal heart rhythm

Unviersity of Glasgow
Status
Active
Summary

This study will investigate whether early initiation of direct anticoagulant drugs will be as safe as later initiation in stroke patients with an abnormal heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation). It will also investigate whether early initiation could lead to fewer recurrent strokes.

Date published
25/01/2018

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