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Comparison of New Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs) with Warfarin

Background Ischaemic stroke is typically either thrombotic (clotting within a cerebral vessel) or embolic (passage of clot material from a more proximal vessel to become lodged in a cerebral vessel). A proportion of embolic stroke events will arise from arterial … Continue reading

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Journal Club Review: “Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy with and without Haemorrhage

Background Sporadic cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA)┬áis the most common cause of lobar intracranial haemorrhage, which in itself accounts for about 5-10% of all strokes. Amyloid deposition in small arteries of the cerebrum leads to friability and haemorrhage. There are also … Continue reading

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