Researchers predict that an NIHSS score ≥6 for an infratentorial stroke may require more aggressive treatment than just thrombolysis alone.
Culturally tailored, skills-based strategies may be an important alternative to knowledge-focused approaches in achieving sustained vascular risk reduction and addressing racial/ethnic stroke disparities.
A significantly higher percentage of patients in the pharyngeal electrical stimulation group of the PHAST-TRAC trial were ready for decannulation after 3 days of treatment vs the sham control group.
Investigators explored the use of serum neurofilament light chain as a biomarker for primary and secondary neuroaxonal injury after ischemic stroke.
Investigators examine the association between LAD and vascular brain injury on brain MRI.
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No significant difference was observed between the treatment and placebo arms in change in the Fugl-Meyer motor scores from baseline to 3-month follow-up.
The designation was granted to Revive Therapeutics, a company that specializes in cannabis-based pharmaceuticals.
For patients with ischemic stroke, infection during stroke hospitalization is associated with increased odds of 30-day readmission.
A review of data recorded in the National Health Interview Survey showed that cost-related nonadherence with medication decreased in stroke survivors following the implementation of the ACA.
Exposure to carbamazepine was associated with the highest risk for stroke, particularly ischemic stroke.
Investigators evaluated the association between modifiable cardiovascular disease risk factors at recommended levels and white matter hyperintensities and indices of cerebrovascular structure and function.
Alteplase was associated with 30.4% success in recanalization, while only 13.3% who did not receive alteplase had success.
Genetic and lifestyle factors are independently associated with incident stroke among men and women aged 40 to 73 years.
Higher blood pressure was predicted by higher posterior circulation involvement and bilateral disease.
One in two women and one in three men will develop dementia, stroke, or parkinsonism during their lifetime.
A higher percentage of PES-treated participants were ready for decannulation compared with those assigned to sham control.
The Montreal Cognitive Assessment administered within seven days after stroke can predict long-term cognitive and functional outcome and mortality.
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.
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