Clot-Busting Drugs

Intra-arterial clot therapy does not lead to higher rate of independent living, researchers determine

Clot-busting devices administered through the artery do not improve victims' chances of living independently after a stroke, according to research published Thursday.

MRIs help determine treatment for 'unclear-onset' strokes

Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRIs, might be able to help physicians figure out if clot-busting drugs will help patients who present with unclear-onset or "wake-up strokes," a new study finds.