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Ireland’s stroke care has greatly improved, in terms of how patients are admitted and managed in the first few hours, Gary Culliton reports in his latest Clinical Update.
Irish stroke patients remain at risk of another cerebrovascular accident due to a high prevalence of smoking, uncontrolled hypertension and diabetes, high cholesterol and body mass index (BMI), Irish researchers have found.
A recent study by scientists from Trinity College Dublin has shown how a new MRI scanning technique, which looks at sodium levels rather than water levels in the brain, offers the potential to extend the time-window during which drug therapy may be given to stroke patients.
Researchers from the RCSI and Beaumont Hospital have taken part in a major international study that is set to revolutionise the treatment of stroke.