12 February 2015
Stroke treatment pioneered by Royal Melbourne Hospital researchers changing the way doctors approach condition
Australian researchers have pioneered a stroke treatment that will change the way doctors approach the condition worldwide. Researchers at Royal Melbourne Hospital combined two types of stroke treatment with new technology and almost doubled the number of patients who walked out of hospital after the most severe form of stroke.
19 September 2014
Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke
Following the publication of the individual patient data meta analysis of the 9 alteplase trials highlighting the importance of early treatment. Professor Chris Levi (John Hunter Hospital) did an interview with Norman Swan on the ABC health report emphasising the importance of organised stroke care and the bright new future with the ‘new breed’ of neurologists.
16 July 2014
Lifestyle key to stroke rate
The Mallee region has the second highest stroke rate in Victoria, according to a new report.
14 July 2014
Adelaide electorate tops stroke threat
The Adelaide electorate of Hindmarsh has topped the list of stroke hotspots, while South Australia recorded the highest rate of stroke deaths.
11 July 2014
Faster treatment, better future for stroke victims
Giving a stroke victim a clot-busting drug just 15 minutes earlier would give them one more month of healthy life.
03 April 2014
Why remote servicing is all the rage
Parties thousands of kilometres apart can liaise in real time using the latest technology – and the business case for it is compelling.
09 September 2013
Telemedicine savings confirmed
The significant cost-savings generated by a north Queensland telemedicine initiative for remote oncology patients have been roundly welcomed by telehealth experts across a range of specialties.
10 April 2013
Help at hand for Goulburn Valley stroke victims
Goulburn Valley Health has the latest in clot-busting treatment to help anyone suffering a stroke.