Namir Khandker, MD

Namir Khandker, MD

Dr Khandker is a Multidisciplinary Neurocritical Care Fellow at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA. He earned a BA in Management at Michigan State University and completed his medical school training at Wayne State University in Detroit. He recently completed a residency in neurology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, OH. His interests include stroke, critical care neurology, and change management in health care.

Most Recent Articles by Namir Khandker, MD

Expert Analysis: Tenecteplase Yet to Prove Itself vs Alteplase

Expert Analysis: Tenecteplase Yet to Prove Itself vs Alteplase

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Despite disappointing results, tenecteplase's story in stroke treatment might not be over.

Pushing the Limits of Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke

Pushing the Limits of Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke

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Recent research found benefits in outcome outweighed any increase in hemorrhagic complications in patients with large infarcts.

Glyburide Promising for Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke

Glyburide Promising for Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke

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Although the study did not demonstrate efficacy of glyburide, differences were seen in the amount midline shift at 3-4 days.

Decompressive Craniectomy in Traumatic Brain Injury: Weighing the Risks and Benefits

Decompressive Craniectomy in Traumatic Brain Injury: Weighing the Risks and Benefits

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The greatest hurdle in developing effective treatments for TBI lies in the varied and dynamic pathophysiology and incomplete understanding of factors leading to poor outcome.

Guideline Update: Management of Recurrent Stroke With Patent Foramen Ovale

Guideline Update: Management of Recurrent Stroke With Patent Foramen Ovale

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Despite 3 large randomized trials and updated guidelines, the question of PFO closure remains a complex entity.

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