New stroke guidelines mean a longer window for life-saving treatment
Published May 2, 2018 Patients could get treated 24 hours later With a stroke , every minute counts. The sooner you act, the better the chance of survival, and the easier it is to prevent long-term disability. But new guidelines expand the window of treatment after the onset of symptoms from six to 24 hours “The new expanded treatment window for strokes could mean the difference between a person becoming disabled for the rest of their life and making a full recovery,” said Clemens Schirmer, M.D., a neurosurgeon at Geisinger. “While it’s still imperative to treat a stroke as soon as possible, and not everyone is a good candidate for this wider treatment window, it could be a life-saving change for some people who suffer strokes.” There are two types of strokes: ischemic…
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