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Acute ischemic stroke: Can clinical risk factors exclude more women than men from thrombolysis therapy

Acute ischemic stroke is the physiologic manifestation of lack of perfusion to the brain. This lack of blood flow may be secondary to thrombosis of a large vessel, an embolus from elsewhere that lodges into a smaller

Does the number of platelets affect outcome in patients with acute myocardial infarction?

Coronary artery atherosclerotic disease (CAD) is the most prevalent disease in industrialized countries. Acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) results from sudden obstruction of a coronary artery causing abrupt interruption of blood flow to the myocardium. Nowadays, urgent

Does acute kidney injury affect other organs?

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a common and serious condition with no specific treatment. AKI has been estimated to cost the NHS in the UK alone between Ā£451-626 million per year. Recovery from a single episode of