A quick and simple blood test would be able to identify a stroke, as well as its typology. Furthermore, in case this is an ischemic one, the treatment can be started in the ambulance.
This leads to:
- Double the chance of being asymptomatic
- Tripling the possibility of independence
- Quadruple the chance of survival
Charla #2206 – PREDICTED CLINICAL BENEFIT OF USING A BLOOD RAPID TEST TO IDENTITY LVO PATIENTS AT THE AMBULANCE AND REFER THEM DIRECTLY TO A THROMBECTOMY CENTER.
Charla #1955 – LVO-CHECK: A RAPID POINT-OF-CARE BLOOD TEST TO REFER LVO PATIENTS FROM THE AMBULANCE TO THE THROMBECTOMY CENTER.