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.
Researchers have proposed an update to the International Classification of Headache Disorders-3 criteria for headache attributed to transient ischemic attacks.
High levels of occupational exposure to pesticides may be associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease.
In patients undergoing neurothrombectomy, absence of internal carotid artery occlusion, the use of a balloon-guided catheter, and better collateral grade are predictors of achieving complete revascularization after a single attempt.
In this study of patients with left-sided infective endocarditis, investigators analyzed how anticoagulation affects stroke occurrence and bleeding complications.
Intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator for acute ischemic stroke may be given to patients with recent or concurrent MI, but consideration should be given to the type of MI and time elapsed between the events.
Diffusion tensor image segmentation technique, which characterizes microstructural damage across the cerebellum, identifies damage in cerebral small vessel disease and can predict dementia.
In patients with ischemic penumbra and blood-brain barrier disruption, hyperoxygenation therapy may mitigate ischemia and remove air.
Increasing white matter hyperintensity volume load may be associated with recurrent stroke after ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke, and with 1-year mortality after ischemic stroke.