Zulfiqar Rana, MD, MPH, FACP

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Tag Archives: CVA

Updated Guidelines on Secondary Stroke Prevention – Neurology

About one in four strokes that occur annually are recurrent events. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has now updated its 2006 evidence-based recommendations for the prevention of stroke among survivors of ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). The guidelines include recommendations, rated by class (degree of treatment effect) and evidence level, for risk-factor control, antithrombotic therapies, interventional approaches for atherosclerotic disease, and treatment of unusual stroke mechanisms.

via Updated Guidelines on Secondary Stroke Prevention – Neurology.