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This text discusses recent progress in stroke treatment, focusing on new therapies and procedures designed to improve outcomes for stroke patients. It highlights successful approaches that enhance recovery, reduce disability, and increase survival rates, such as endovascular mechanical thrombectomy and neuroprotectants like nerinetide.

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Understanding the latest advancements in stroke care is crucial for healthcare providers to offer the best possible treatment to stroke patients. These innovative therapies have shown promising results in improving patient outcomes, reducing disability, and ultimately saving lives. By staying informed about these breakthroughs, healthcare professionals can enhance the quality of care provided to individuals who have experienced a stroke. Key Takeaways: • Recent advancements in stroke treatment aim to enhance recovery and increase survival rates. • Innovative therapies like endovascular mechanical thrombectomy and neuroprotectants show promise in improving patient outcomes. • Understanding and implementing these cutting-edge treatments can significantly impact the recovery and well-being of stroke patients.

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This page is a summary of: New mechanisms-based therapies in acute ischaemic stroke, European Heart Journal, January 2024, Oxford University Press (OUP),
DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehad865.
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