Researchers found the APO ε4 allele is associated with younger age at ischemic stroke onset but not with stroke outcomes.
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have released an update to their 2018 guidelines for the early management of acute ischemic stroke.
In patients with mild neurologic deficiency secondary to acute ischemic stroke with large vessel occlusion, functional outcomes were comparable following endovascular therapy or intravenous thrombolysis.
Mechanical thrombectomy is safe in childhood stroke and was found to have a similar safety profile to that reported in adult trials.
Researchers sought to determine whether atrial fibrillation increases risk for adverse events in hospitalized patients with ischemic stroke .
The risk for early incident transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke is significantly higher in young adults with posttraumatic stress disorder.
In thrombotic antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS), rivaroxaban is not noninferior to dose-adjusted vitamin K antagonists.
Study confirms a high correlation and good agreement between infarct volumes measured using acute diffusion-weighted imaging and relative cerebral blood flow derived from temporally and volumetrically matched perfusion data.
For younger patients with stroke, walking speed is a strong predictor for return to employment.
Pre-operative cerebral hemodynamics and age are independent predictors of cognitive performance changes after carotid endarterectomy in patients with high-grade symptomatic internal carotid artery stenosis.