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Latest Articles

  • The ABC (Artery, Brain, Clinical features) of Stroke +

    The ABC of Stroke started as neuroanatomy project during a Cardiff medical student attachment to a Neurology and Care of… Read More
  • Where are the delays in the Acute Stroke Care Pathway? +

    Authors: Q.T.H. Anjum1, A. Syed2, L. Dacey3, M.W. Wani4

    Dept. of Stroke Medicine, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL


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  • Locked in syndrome: A Case Report and Discussion +

    Abstract Locked in syndrome: A Case Report and Discussion Authors: 1. Thomas Dewhurst:   FY2, Royal Gwent Hospital 2. Yaqoob Bhat: Consultant Stroke Physician,… Read More
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Latest News

  • Dabigatran versus Warfarin in Patients with Mechanical Heart Valves +

     The use of dabigatran in patients with mechanical heart valves was associated with increased rates of thromboembolic and bleeding complications,… Read More
  • Combination therapy with clopidogrel and aspirin may provide greater protection against subsequent stroke than aspirin alone +

    Among patients with TIA or minor stroke who can be treated within 24 hours after the onset of symptoms, the… Read More
  • WAKE-UP trial starts in the UK +

    WAKE-UP - a large European clinical trial to test whether current rtPA for stroke thrombolysis  treatments can be used in… Read More
  • The combination of tPA with an antiplatelet drug eptifibatide is safe and more effective than tPA alone +

    The combination of tPA with an antiplatelet drug eptifibatide is safe and  more effective than tPA alone, a study led… Read More
  • Apixaban a newer anticoagulant approved by NICE +

    NICE has recommended the use of Eliquis (apixaban) as a treatment option for the NHS for the prevention of stroke… Read More
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About Welsh Stroke Bulletin

The Welsh Stroke Bulletin (WSB) was inspired by the original Welsh Stroke Specialist Interest Group set up under the auspices of the Welsh Branch of the British Geriatrics Society in the late 1990s; The group was later on named the Welsh Association of Stroke Physicians (WASP). The bulletin helps to keep the Stroke workforce in Wales up to date with recent developments in Wales.