Use of antipsychotic drugs (APDs) in survivors of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (aSAH) correlates with the extent of brain injury from aSAH, such that APD exposure is minimal in the absence of significant brain injury, a study has found.
Population pharmacokinetics accurately predicts the empiric dose frequency of vancomycin in patients with acute brain injury, as shown by the small clinical difference in population and patient-specific elimination rate constants, according to a new study.
Treatment with edaravone yields improvements in neurological symptoms in patients with ischaemic stroke of any subtype, although the effect is small and has limited clinical significance, according to a recent study.
Atrial fibrillation (AF) carries an excess risk of stroke recurrence independent of comorbidity with and heart failure (HF), while HF without AF also poses a significant risk of recurrence, a study has shown.
About two out of three children with ruptured or symptomatic cerebral aneurysms have good long-term outcome, with annual bleeding and aneurysm recurrence rates low after treatment, according to a study.
Early detection, intervention and adoption of a healthy lifestyle are the key to ending dementia, according to Professor Vincent Mok of the Division of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong.