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Carotid Artery Stenting—The Interventional Cardiologist’s Role in Stroke Prevention

… Artery Stenting-The Interventional Cardiologist's Role in Stroke Prevention Christopher J White , Permissions Views: … than three-quarters of a million Americans will suffer a stroke this year. Stroke ranks as the third most common cause of death after …

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Identification of Patients at Risk of Stroke From Atrial Fibrillation

… References Article Identification of Patients at Risk of Stroke From Atrial Fibrillation Raymond B Fohtung , Michael W … associated with a fivefold increase in the risk of stroke. However, this risk is not homogeneous and varies … and clinical factors. Independent risk factors for stroke in patients with AF include age ?65 years, female sex, …

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Update on the Management of Patent Foramen Ovale in 2017: Indication for Closure and Literature Review

… an even higher incidence of about 40 % in the cryptogenic stroke population. PFO closure in cryptogenic stroke patients as a treatment modality for the secondary prevention of recurrent stroke has been much debated and studied. Several completed …

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Advancing Research, Applying Knowledge, Improving Healthcare Quality

… to the prevention and treatment of heart disease and stroke is woefully out of date. For many physicians, the … advance the prevention and treatment of heart disease and stroke.This strategy is much like the proverbial three-legged … stool or strategy will become ineffectual. Heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases remain the leading …

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Carotid Artery Stenting - The Interventional Cardiologist's Role in Stroke Prevention

… Stenting - The Interventional Cardiologist's Role in Stroke Prevention Christopher J White iD Register Now Log In … than three-quarters of a million Americans will suffer a stroke this year. Stroke ranks as the third most common cause of death after …

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Advancing Research, Applying Knowledge, Improving Healthcare Quality

… to the prevention and treatment of heart disease and stroke is woefully out of date. For many physicians, the … advance the prevention and treatment of heart disease and stroke.This strategy is much like the proverbial three-legged … stool or strategy will become ineffectual. Heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases remain the leading …

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Rod S Passman

… Dr Passman's main interests are cardiac monitoring and stroke prevention. Read more Reasearch areas Electrophysiology & Arrhythmia Atrial Fibrillation Stroke Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Devices Keywords …

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Homocysteine-lowering Treatment in Reduction of Stroke and Coronary Vascular Risk - Do Not Give Up

… Article Homocysteine-lowering Treatment in Reduction of Stroke and Coronary Vascular Risk - Do Not Give Up Wolfgang … and limited statistical power. A meta-analysis on stroke prevention by folic acid treatment that included data … trials with about 17,000 patients has shown a significant stroke reduction of 18%. The risk reduction in patients with …

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Georgios Tsivgoulis

… is also a Visiting Professor of Neurology and Director of Stroke Research, in the Department of Neurology, University … focus on acute reperfusion therapies in acute ischaemic stroke, applications of neurosonology in cerebrovascular diseases, secondary stroke prevention, and clinical trial methodology. Prof …

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Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Closure

… appendage (LAA) closure is a rapidly emerging field in stroke prevention for patients with atrial fibrillation. … 2015 in the United States for patients at high-risk of stroke who are suitable for warfarin, and who have appropriate rationale for non-pharmacologic stroke prevention alternative. Results from several early …

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