Explore the latest in cerebrovascular infarction, including recent guidelines and advances in prehospital diagnosis and management.
This randomized trial compares the effects of intravenous alteplase vs oral aspirin treatment on functional outcomes in patients with minor nondisabling acute ischemic stroke.
A man presents with acute-onset aphasia, hemiplegia, and fever after a thoracoscopic ablative procedure for atrial fibrillation. What is your diagnosis?
This randomized clinical trial investigates whether standard vs intensive blood pressure lowering over 3 months causes decreased cerebral perfusion in small vessel disease.
This imaging substudy of a randomized clinical trial investigates whether infarction patterns can be used to stratify the risk of recurrent stroke within 3 months of a transient ischemic attack or minor ischemic stroke.
This cohort study uses administrative data from a large US database to evaluate whether surgical occlusion of the left atrial appendage (LAAO) during CABG or valve surgery is associated with risk of stroke, mortality, and atrial fibrillation.
This cohort study uses Danish national registry data to describe use of antithrombotic therapy before and after ischemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, and to investigate associations between use of antithrombotic therapy and long-term recurrent embolism and bleeding.
This cohort study analyzes the association between the burden of atrial fibrillation on 14-day noninvasive, continuous electrocardiographic monitoring and the rate of thromboembolism among adults with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation while not taking anticoagulation.
In this essay, a medical student reflects on his grandfather’s experience with stroke and the ways emotions and personal relationships affect a patient’s health.
This cohort study estimates the proportions of emergency department visits attributable to symptoms of imminent ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, acute myocardial infarction, stroke, aortic dissection, and subarachnoid hemorrhage that end in discharge without diagnosis.
This randomized clinical trial analyzes the effect of general anesthesia and conscious sedation on infarct growth and clinical outcome of patients who underwent endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke.
This cohort study assesses the quality of guideline-recommended transient ischemic attack and minor stroke care across the Veterans Health Administration system nationwide.
This cross-sectional analysis of Medicare data determined the specialty of physicians providing mechanical thrombectomy to patients with ischemic stroke.
This study examines the association between reperfusion and brain edema in patients with acute ischemic stroke.
This study determines the association of plasma fibroblast growth factor 23 concentrations with incident coronary heart disease and whether this association differs by race, sex, or chronic kidney disease status.
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