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Assessing and Treating Cognitive, Mood Impairments in Patients With Stroke

Assessing and Treating Cognitive, Mood Impairments in Patients With Stroke

The ultimate goal of stroke assessment is to enable physicians to make treatment decisions that are individualized and appropriate to the patient's needs, thereby improving patient outcomes.

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Post-Recanalization Stroke Score More Effective Than Baseline Score for Predicting 3-Month Outcome

Post-Recanalization Stroke Score More Effective Than Baseline Score for Predicting 3-Month Outcome

The investigators of this study evaluated patients who received care between 2008 and 2015, so findings may differ from those receiving care under the current EVT guideline from the American Heart Association Council published in 2015.

Hypercapnic Acidosis Associated With Increased Mortality Risk in Acute Cerebral Injury

Hypercapnic Acidosis Associated With Increased Mortality Risk in Acute Cerebral Injury

Hypercapnic acidosis may be associated with increased mortality in mechanically ventilated patients with acute cerebral injury.

Successful Reperfusion Linked to Reduced Edema in Acute Ischemic Stroke

Successful Reperfusion Linked to Reduced Edema in Acute Ischemic Stroke

Reperfusion was associated with reduced brain edema in patients presenting with acute ischemic stroke.

Rate of MI, Stroke Higher After Respiratory Infection

Rate of MI, Stroke Higher After Respiratory Infection

The risk for myocardial infarction or stroke remains higher after laboratory-confirmed Streptococcus pneumoniae or influenza.

Physical, Executive Function Most Affected After Ischemic Stroke

Physical, Executive Function Most Affected After Ischemic Stroke

Worse scores in multiple domains were tied to lower income, female sex, and disability.

CPAP Effective for Sleep Apnea Treatment Following Stroke

CPAP Effective for Sleep Apnea Treatment Following Stroke

The combined analysis of the neurofunctional scales demonstrated an overall neurofunctional improvement with CPAP.

Assessing and Treating Cognitive, Mood Impairments in Patients With Stroke

Assessing and Treating Cognitive, Mood Impairments in Patients With Stroke

The ultimate goal of stroke assessment is to enable physicians to make treatment decisions that are individualized and appropriate to the patient's needs, thereby improving patient outcomes.

Social Isolation, Loneliness May Increase AMI, Stroke Risk

Social Isolation, Loneliness May Increase AMI, Stroke Risk

Isolation and loneliness may be associated with increased risk of acute myocardial infarction and stroke.

Biomarker Indicates Brain Tissue at Risk for Stroke in Sickle Cell Disease

Biomarker Indicates Brain Tissue at Risk for Stroke in Sickle Cell Disease

Using the infarct heat map, the investigators determined that infarct density was higher in the deep white matter and co-localized with the elevated OEF region in the independent prospective cohort.

Code Stroke System Reduces Post-Stroke Epilepsy Risk in Older Adults

Code Stroke System Reduces Post-Stroke Epilepsy Risk in Older Adults

The adjusted analysis also demonstrated that the code stroke system was associated with a decreased risk for post-stroke epilepsy within 5 years of stroke.

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