Boosting stroke survival rates

Medical Research

New technology, treatments and techniques, backed by the latest research around the world, are boosting survival rates and delivering improved outcomes for stroke patients

Clever stent retriever captures clots

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A life-saving technology to remove blood clots which cause stroke is winning plaudits around the world

Saving lives saves NHS money

Treatment to reduce the number of people suffering a stroke can help the NHS balance the books, writes Victoria Fletcher

Blood-thinning drugs to cut strokes

Thousands of patients with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation could avoid strokes with access to the right treatments

New technology to improve stroke diagnosis

e-ASPECTS will standardise the interpretation of stroke CT scans to increase significantly the uptake of stroke treatments

Innovative endovascular solutions

What is acute ischemic stroke? Here’s a quick guide to stroke intervention