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UT Southwestern neurologist gives update on stroke research

DALLAS – June 2, 2018 – Stroke and brain function are closely linked. For every minute a stroke goes untreated, about two million nerve cells are lost. Find out what’s new in stroke treatment and on the research front in this interview with neurologist Robin Novakovic, M.D. Ask the Expert: Stroke Prevention & Treatment Stroke […]

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Joins us for our Annual Meeting

HOUSTON – May 31, 2018 – The Lone Star Stroke Consortium holds an annual meeting that is open to the public for comments and questions. This year, we will meet on July 28, 2018. We will be in Houston at the McGovern Medical School, room G.100. The meeting will be from 1 p.m. to 3 […]

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Dr. Ty Shang
Stroke Specialist
UT Southwestern Medical Center

START study looking for optimal delay time for anticoagulation treatment

DALLAS – May 10, 2018 – The START trial has opened at UT Southwestern for recruitment. The study seeks to define the Optimal Delay Time to Initiate Anticoagulation after Ischemic Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation (afib). Dr. Ty Shang is PI and Cheyenne Marcelus, MS, CCRP, is research coordinator. START is a pragmatic, adaptive randomized trial to […]

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Extended timeline for thrombectomy means increased chances of avoiding disability after stroke

DALLAS – April 16, 2018 – At the International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles, researchers presented results from the DAWN and DEFUSE 3 clinical trials that indicate a procedure called thrombectomy can be effective in certain stroke patients up to 24 hours after stroke symptom presentation. In these patients, thrombectomy can double a patient’s chances of avoiding disability after stroke. Dr. […]

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EnRICH study aims to improve stroke outcomes for patients with ICH

HOUSTON – April 16, 2018 -Dr. Farhaan Vahidy and the EnRICH study team published a manuscript in BMC Neurology detailing the rationale and design of their prospective cohort study with intracerebral hemorrhage patients (ICH).  EnRICH aims to provide much-needed evidence of the effectiveness & efficiency of regionalized care for ICH patients.  The Lone Star Stroke […]

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