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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 “Certainty of Stroke Diagnosis: Incremental Benefit with CT Perfusion over Non-Contrast CT and CT Angiography”

Background The accompanying primer, ┬áThrombolysis for Stroke and role of CT perfusion Imaging, describes the difficulties and potential shortcomings of thrombolysis for acute stroke and the way that CT perfusion may improve patient selection for thrombolysis. This paper, by Hopyat … Continue reading

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