In this project, the aim is to demonstrate that failure of drainage of fluid from the grey and white matter of the brain is a mechanism underlying SVD.
A panel of independent experts has decided that alteplase, a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes is safe and effective under current guidelines.
Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is an unusual form of stroke. It is little researched largely because it accounts for less than 1% of all strokes. The study will provide a much better understanding for the reasons underlying CVT, which is an unusual but very important cause of stroke in young (mainly female) adults.
The UK Stroke Forum is a coalition of over 30 organisations all committed to improving stroke care in the UK. Submit your abstracts for consideration here.
How to work with the Stroke Association and the Stroke Alliance for Europe in collaborative EU funded research projects.
Can training memory and attention on a home computer-task reduce spatial awareness problems after stroke?
Stroke Association/BHF Joint Programme Grant
Scientists at the University of Southampton are to develop and trial a new wearable technology to help people who have had a stroke recover use of their arm and hand. Find out more.