Even with thorough testing, declaring a patent foramen ovale as the most likely culprit responsible for a cryptogenic stroke remains a challenge.
Following adjustment, the mean change in correctly naming common objects was greater in patients undergoing A-tDCS vs sham tDCS.
A culturally tailored, skills-based educational intervention did not reduce systolic blood pressure at one year after stroke/transient ischemic attack.
The avoidance of SBP <120 mm Hg in individuals with acute ICH may help prevent cerebral ischemia and neurologic deterioration.
There are currently no other biomarkers that can predict the risk for recurrent stroke.
Models using 4 or 5 predictors have acceptable to good discrimination for determining additional intracerebral hemorrhage growth in patients with acute intracerebral hemorrhage.
Investigators observed a significant association between atrial fibrillation and increasing oxygen desaturation index.
The association of sleep duration with incident stroke varies by race and sex.
The risk of recurrence after incident venous thromboembolism is high, particularly among patients with cancer-related venous thromboembolism.
Strokes in people living with HIV are most frequently caused by large artery atherosclerosis.
The Get With the Guidelines-Stroke program includes measures such as neurologist assessment, rehabilitation evaluation, and education on stroke risk factors.
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