Explore the latest in carotid and intracranial artery disease, including recent advances in screening, diagnosis, and management.
This randomized clinical trial examines treatment outcomes with isosorbide mononitrate and cilostazol in patients with symptomatic cerebral small vessel disease.
A 64-year-old woman presented with diminution of vision, progressive redness, and dull aching pain in the right eye for 8 months. What would you do next?
This cohort study compares risk of 30-day stroke, death, or myocardial infarction or 1-year ipsilateral stroke among patients with standard surgical risk undergoing transcarotid artery revascularization vs carotid endarterectomy.
This cohort study quantifies the yearly trends and outcomes of transcarotid artery revascularization vs transfemoral carotid artery stenting among high-risk patients from 2015 to 2021.
In this narrative medicine essay, a physician describes the importance of paying attention to the deliberate words patients choose and how physicians must seek to understand why they are chosen rather than translating those words to what they expect to hear.
This prognostic study uses data from a nationwide multicenter prospective registry in China to develop a scoring system that predicts the risk of hemorrhage among patients with brain arteriovenous malformations and validates the score in external multicenter and clinical practice cohorts.
This Viewpoint discusses recent efforts to update diagnostic criteria for cerebral amyloid angiopathy as well as questions and challenges in counseling patients about prognosis and deciding on optimal treatment.
This cross-sectional study evaluates the clinical and technical outcomes of carotid artery stenting vs no stenting during mechanical thrombectomy in patients with acute large vessel occlusion strokes and concomitant tandem lesions.
This cross-sectional analysis of an ongoing prospective cohort study describes the association between midlife carotid atherosclerosis and late-life hearing loss in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study.
This cohort study examines data from UK Biobank participants who had whole-exome sequencing to determine the frequency of pathogenic variants in the 3 most common monogenic cerebral small vessel diseases and their associations with prevalent and incident stroke and dementia.
This narrative review discusses the Framework for Clinical Trials in Cerebral Small Vessel Disease (FINESSE), which offers guidelines for optimizing design of clinical trials in small vessel disease.
This case report describes a man in his 20s with a medical history of embolization of the right internal carotid artery who presented to the ears, nose, and throat emergency department with a wire in his mouth, throat discomfort, and irritating cough.
This cohort study examines the pattern of use, outcomes, and patient and disease factors associated with transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR), transfemoral carotid artery stenting (TFCAS), and carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in the US from 2015 to 2019.
This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting plus medical therapy vs medical therapy alone in reducing the risk of stroke or death among patients with symptomatic severe intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis.
This cohort study evaluates the association of up-front surgery and stroke risk compared with nonsurgical treatment for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma among US veterans.
This retrospective cohort study estimated stroke outcomes among 3737 adult participants with asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis who did not undergo surgical intervention.
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