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Microwave-Based Stroke Diagnosis Making Global Prehospital Thrombolytic Treatment Possible

Mikael Persson, Andreas Fhager, Hana Dobsicek Trefna, Yinan Yu, Tomas McKelvey, Goran Pegenius, Jan-Erik Karlsson, Mikael Elam
2014 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering  
Introduction Medfield Diagnostics AB are currently developing a device for stroke diagnosis using microwave technology that can differentiate a haemorrhagic stroke from an ischemic stroke [1] .  ...  The end result is an intuitive and easy to use product which by prehospital implementation has the potential to save both lives and costs for the healthcare by reducing the time to treatment for stroke  ... 
doi:10.1109/tbme.2014.2330554 pmid:24951677 fatcat:fc3kgqj2ifgd5jfrd7bpw63jrq

Comparison of the university hospital and county hospitals in western Sweden to identify potential weak links in the early chain of care for acute stroke: results of an observational study

Birgitta Wireklint Sundström, Johan Herlitz, Per Olof Hansson, Peter Brink
2015 BMJ Open  
This system makes it possible for many patients to be transported either directly to a stroke unit or directly to a CT scan, thus bypassing the emergency department (ED).  ...  and by evaluation of weak links, the number of patients eligible for thrombolytic treatment can be increased.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008228 pmid:26351184 pmcid:PMC4563274 fatcat:bvanl2ov7zgcvm45byh4yjrdce

Stroke care equity in rural and remote areas - novel strategies

Silke Walter, Klaus Fassbender, Damien Easton, Madeleine Schwarz, Fergus W. Gardiner, Francesca Langenberg, Angela Dos Santos, Cees Bil, Kate Fox, Lara Bishop, Skye Coote, Henry Zhao (+4 others)
2021 Vessel Plus  
Innovative health care solutions are urgently needed to close the treatment gap for stroke patients living in rural and remote regions worldwide.  ...  Modern and successful recanalizing treatments are available, but timely access to these treatments is most often restricted to urban populations.  ...  Microwave-based Diagnosis and Monitoring of Stroke: on the Road Towards Improved Stroke Triage and Care, Including Prehospital Initiation of Thrombolytic Treatment; GFAP: glial fibrillary acidic protein  ... 
doi:10.20517/2574-1209.2020.102 fatcat:ndunflfxabdqdakswmujsfqmha

WSO915135 Supplemental Material - Supplemental material for Utstein recommendation for emergency stroke care

AG Rudd, C Bladin, P Carli, DA De Silva, TS Field, EC Jauch, P Kudenchuk, MW Kurz, T Lærdal, MEH Ong, P Panagos, A Ranta (+6 others)
2020 Figshare  
, MEH Ong, P Panagos, A Ranta, C Rutan, MR Sayre, L Schonau, SD Shin, D Waters and F Lippert on behalf of the Utstein Stroke working group in International Journal of Stroke  ...  Supplemental material, WSO915135 Supplemental Material for Utstein recommendation for emergency stroke care by AG Rudd, C Bladin, P Carli, DA De Silva, TS Field, EC Jauch, P Kudenchuk, MW Kurz, T Lærdal  ...  LKT Stroke has two identified areas for improvement: • Optimization and quality assurance of the prehospital care and transport of stroke patients • Diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients with atrial  ... 
doi:10.25384/sage.12074079.v1 fatcat:o5uccczimneyhfwnmzkzbrwipm

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1994 Journal of the American College of Cardiology  
.300A Long-Term Follow-Up of Patients in the New Approaches to Coronary Intervention (NACI) Registry • 38SA More Aggressive Thrombolytic Treatment Increases Stroke Risk: Results From the GUSTO Trial  ...  . 128A Functional Status Following Stroke After Thrombolytic Therapy: Results From the GUSTO Trial. 28A Higher Arterial Blood Pressure Is Associated With Lower Mortality but Higher Risk of Stroke: Results  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0735-1097(10)80318-3 fatcat:rsjvdmmd3naxvccv4eodlci334

Health technologies for the improvement of chronic disease management: a review of the Medical Advisory Secretariat evidence-based analyses between 2006 and 2011

M Nikitovic, S Brener
2013 Ontario health technology assessment series  
Evidence-based analyses were reviewed, and outcomes of interest were extracted.  ...  Hospital use can be costly, so community-based alternatives are often preferred.  ...  When possible, analyses were further stratified by intensity and duration of treatment, restraint position, and time from onset of stroke.  ... 
pmid:24228075 pmcid:PMC3817826 fatcat:ei5cpf74qjfzvkeev4noznggr4

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2003 Journal of the American College of Cardiology  
121 lMP-170.132A CliniCal Features of Minority Patients in the AFFIRM Study 1210.20.130A Concomitant Microwave Ablation Is a Superior Concept for Curative Treatment of Permanent Atrial Fibrillatlon  ...  of Atnal Fibrillation 834~5118A Concomitant Microwave Ablation Is a Superior Concept for Curative Treatment of Permanent Atrial Fibrillation in Comparison to Cardiosurgical Procedures Alone 104%  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0735-1097(03)82907-8 fatcat:d4qz6ksv7nhoxguu4isczjd7du

Continuous positive airway pressure devices for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea–hypopnoea syndrome: a systematic review and economic analysis

C McDaid, S Griffin, H Weatherly, K Durée, M van der Burgt, S van Hout, J Akers, R Davies, M Sculpher, M Westwood
2009 Health Technology Assessment  
It is not possible to make a firm conclusion about whether the benefit with CPAP varied by disease severity as there were no trials of mild symptom severity and only one of severe.  ...  For the base-case analysis the proportion of first strokes that were disabling was estimated to be 30.9% based on the Second European Stroke Prevention Study (ESPS-2). 163 Note that the basecase analysis  ...  No. 26 A systematic review of the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and barriers to implementation of thrombolytic and neuroprotective therapy for acute ischaemic stroke in the NHS.  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta13040 pmid:19103134 fatcat:vuim2y5fwvbtragl2khe64uooi

Structural neuroimaging in psychosis: a systematic review and economic evaluation

E Albon, A Tsourapas, E Frew, C Davenport, F Oyebode, S Bayliss, T Arvanitis, C Meads
2008 Health Technology Assessment  
These were combined where possible to make one psychosis category.  ...  a definitive diagnosis such as schizophrenia may not immediately be possible.  ...  Quality assessment and exclusion criteria Studies were excluded if it was not possible to construct a 2 × 2 table based on clinically significant findings.  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta12180 pmid:18462577 fatcat:zht3xwi63jd5bhbvewrllq5dty

Curative catheter ablation in atrial fibrillation and typical atrial flutter: systematic review and economic evaluation

M Rodgers, C McKenna, S Palmer, D Chambers, S Van Hout, S Golder, C Pepper, D Todd, N Woolacott
2008 Health Technology Assessment  
of making the wrong decision.  ...  Additional costs of hospital admissions when stroke was listed as the principal diagnosis were excluded to avoid double counting this particular component.  ...  No. 26 A systematic review of the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and barriers to implementation of thrombolytic and neuroprotective therapy for acute ischaemic stroke in the NHS.  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta12340 pmid:19036232 fatcat:4wvxpfn3gnc6lfd724ro5a5ava

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2001 Journal of the American College of Cardiology  
How Do Ultrasound Based Regional Function Indices Compare with Global Ejection Fraction Assessed by Magnet Resonance Imaging?  ...  A Population-Based Study in Omsted County, MN 1247.7.512A Predictors of Recurrent Stroke Among Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: The VA Experience 1165.46.174A Prevalence of Carrier Status in Relatives  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0735-1097(01)80011-5 fatcat:t24gdzhxbnerfiwpio32xzznyu

A review and critique of modelling in prioritising and designing screening programmes

J Karnon, E Goyder, P Tappenden, S McPhie, I Towers, J Brazier, J Madan
2007 Health Technology Assessment  
Post-diagnosis treatment models facilitate predictive models of survival that are based on current (or future) treatment protocols, whereas observational studies will likely be based on old management  ...  Care needs to be taken in extrapolating from models based on clinical decision-making to assist public health policy making.  ...  No. 26 A systematic review of the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and barriers to implementation of thrombolytic and neuroprotective therapy for acute ischaemic stroke in the NHS.  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta11520 pmid:18031651 fatcat:s72hnfpisba3jmi3ym3dxnxrwm

Chemoprevention of colorectal cancer: systematic review and economic evaluation

K Cooper, H Squires, C Carroll, D Papaioannou, A Booth, RF Logan, C Maguire, D Hind, P Tappenden
2010 Health Technology Assessment  
The research findings from the HTA programme directly influence decision-making bodies such as the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the National Screening Committee (NSC  ...  errors) would, in theory, permit the replication of the review by others. iii Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer in the UK: incidence increases with age, median age at diagnosis  ...  Media input into decision-making No. 15 No. 31 A randomised controlled trial of prehospital intravenous fluid replacement therapy in serious trauma.  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta14320 pmid:20594533 fatcat:62rll7sojrdpvb5wbhzgrj3s2e

Topical or oral ibuprofen for chronic knee pain in older people. The TOIB study

M Underwood, D Ashby, D Carnes, E Castelnuovo, P Cross, G Harding, E Hennessy, L Letley, J Martin, S Mt-Isa, S Parsons, A Spencer (+2 others)
2008 Health Technology Assessment  
The ability of patients and study participants to make considered decisions in this context based on informed choice is questionable.  ...  In the base case, costs were included if they were related to knee pain, treatment or adverse effects of treatment.  ...  No. 26 A systematic review of the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and barriers to implementation of thrombolytic and neuroprotective therapy for acute ischaemic stroke in the NHS.  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta12220 pmid:18505668 fatcat:rmrnkidjondxbfmwj5ofubxntu

A randomised controlled trial of postoperative radiotherapy following breast-conserving surgery in a minimum-risk older population. The PRIME trial

2008 Clinical Governance An International Journal  
These were based on replies which, for example, might describe their experience within the category of diagnosis, surgery, endocrine or radiation treatment.  ...  Some women chose to make their way to treatment by public transport, particularly in the north of Scotland.  ...  No. 26 A systematic review of the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and barriers to implementation of thrombolytic and neuroprotective therapy for acute ischaemic stroke in the NHS.  ... 
doi:10.1108/cgij.2008.24813aae.004 fatcat:b5hmwbbtpfdnlauzldf6nv7f7u
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