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.
There is variation in the net clinical benefit of anticoagulants based on variation in published atrial fibrillation stroke rates.
Patients in the intervention group were fitted with an ambulatory exoskeleton, which works in accordance with the movements of the patient.
Rivaroxaban does not lower risk of symptomatic venous thromboembolism and related death in medical patients after hospital discharge, compared to placebo.
In the linear analysis, study investigators found no significant effect of magnesium on cognition.
The most frequent stroke mimic diagnoses included migraine and peripheral vertigo.
In patients with aphasia, use of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation demonstrated improved object naming compared to sham procedure.
Serum lactate at admission did not correlate with vasospasm or delayed cerebral ischemia development.
Increased Systolic Blood Pressure Variability Linked to Worse Neurologic Outcomes in Intracerebral HemorrhageSeptember 13, 2018
The primary outcome was an unfavorable neurologic outcome, which was defined as a modified Rankin Scale score of 3 to 6 at 3 months following randomization.
Psychological distress is associated with myocardial infarction and stroke in men and women.
One in 8 patients with ACI experience ultra-early neurological deterioration during ambulance transport and initial evaluation at the emergency department.
Patients with a higher mean systolic blood pressure during follow-up had increased odds for brain infarcts compared with those with lower levels.
Breastfeeding is associated with a lower risk of stroke among older women, with a stronger correlation for longer duration of breastfeeding.
The investigators observed a high rate of accurate diagnosis for acute cerebral ischemia, hemorrhagic stroke, and stroke mimics in the cohort.
A variety of underlying mechanisms may be attributed to the role of statins in preventing bone-related disorders.
The root causes of the disparity reported among families of different income levels are unclear and deserve additional investigation.
Alteplase may increase the risk for symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage vs aspirin.
Data from patients with first-ever ischemic right-hemisphere stroke and visuospatial neglect were included.
Investigators identify clinical and neuroimaging markers associated with the presence of cortical superficial siderosis and the risk for recurrent ICH.
Investigators assessed the number of stroke survivors in the US taking antihypertensive medications to treat high blood pressure according to the 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines.
In this randomized controlled trial, administration of alteplase within 3 hours of mild stoke did not lead to a reduction in disability at 90 days post-stroke compared to aspirin.
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