Development of techniques to assess how well blood vessels in the brain are working to improve stroke prevention

University of Oxford
Status
Active
Summary

This project can help to improve research and care in stroke prevention so that healthcare professionals and health services can better treat and support people to prevent them from having a stroke.

Date published
26/07/2021

Using health records to guide future stroke treatment for coronavirus patients

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Status
Active
Summary

This research builds on an existing UK study, looking at stroke in patients with and without COVID-19. The researchers look to understand the links between COVID-19 and stroke, and the effects of treatments.

Date published
17/12/2020

Can leg blood pressure measurements predict arm blood pressure to help prevent stroke?

University of Exeter
Status
Active
Summary

Some people can’t have their blood pressure measured in their arm. This project will use data that has been collected through previous research studies to investigate the relationship between blood pressure measured in the arm and leg, and the risk of stroke.

Date published
26/09/2019

Does variability of brain blood flow increase stroke risk in stroke survivors and after TIA?

University of Oxford
Status
Active
Summary

This research is focused on assessing the relationship between the variability of the blood flow through the blood vessels supplying the brain, and the risk of stroke in patients who have already had a stroke or “mini-stroke” (TIA) in the past.

Date published
31/07/2018

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