The risk for recurrent stroke was found to be better predicted by atrial septal aneurysm status than by interatrial shunt size in patients with patent foramen ovale-related ischemic stroke.
A panel prepared a comprehensive set of practice implications for clinicians caring for adults with acute ischemic stroke with confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19.
Prediabetes is not associated with cognition after stroke, whereas type 2 diabetes increases the risk for lower poststroke cognitive function.
In light of the changes inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the researchers wished to explore the effects of the pandemic on stroke management during the first month of Italy’s lockdown.
Low mean levels and high variability of HDL-C were found to be associated with increased risks for stroke, myocardial infarction and all-cause mortality.
Oral anticoagulation with or without antiplatelet medication was found to increase the risk for bleeding, with minimal protective effect against ischemic stroke in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and sinus rhythm.
Researchers assessed the use of EEG measures as potential biomarkers of injury and motor recovery poststroke.
Five patients younger than 50 years presented with large-vessel stroke during a two-week period in NYC.
The guideline subcommittee of the AAN has updated practice recommendations on secondary stroke prevention and the management of patients with PFO.
Patients with chronic lower extremity artery disease treated with a more vs less intensive antithrombotic therapeutic regimen were found to be at lower risk for limb amputation, stroke, and revascularization.