Weekly consults seen through a telestroke network decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic, with Black patients less likely to present with strokes.
COVID-19 is associated with large vessel occlusion strokes.
In some US States, a reduction was seen in the number of mechanical thrombectomy procedures performed for ischemic stroke in April 2020.
More than one-third of stroke survivors have uncontrolled hypertension, and about one in five are not taking antihypertensive medications.
Sleep problems may adversely impact health-related quality of life, function, and participation during the first 12 months of stroke rehabilitation.
Patients hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 had higher rates of ischemic stroke than those of patients with influenza.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, monthly stroke visits declined at a Florida hospital, while young patients needing acute stroke intervention increased.
Infection may be associated with an increased risk for early stroke recurrence in hospitalized patients with acute ischemic stroke.
Ticagrelor-aspirin is associated with a reduced risk for the composite of stroke or death within 30 days of mild-to-moderate acute noncardioembolic ischemic stroke or TIA.
From 2000 to 2013, there was a decrease in stroke recurrence among Mexican-Americans, with no change in one-year mortality.