Explore the latest in cerebrovascular disease from The JAMA Network, including recent guidelines and advances in management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
This population-based cohort study evaluates the long-term effects of stroke on functional ability in patients before and after stroke compared with before and after myocardial infarction.
This cohort study of US women participating in the Nurses’ Health Study II prospectively evaluates the association of a history of gestational diabetes with incident cardiovascular risk.
This study evaluates the relationship between bone mineral density and intracranial aneurysm.
This cohort study uses data from the Taiwan National Health Insurance database to assess the association between use of non–vitamin K oral anticoagulants with vs without concurrent medications and risk of major bleeding in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.
This secondary analysis reports on the association of low-dose and standard-dose intravenous alteplase treatment with age, ethnicity (Asian vs non-Asian), and severity of acute ischemic stroke among patients in the ENCHANTED randomized clinical trial.
This systematic review and meta-analysis compares the long-term safety of coronary artery bypass grafting with that of percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with left main coronary artery stenosis.
This randomized clinical trial examines whether rivaroxaban or warfarin sodium is safer and more effective for preventing early recurrent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation–related acute ischemic stroke.
This Viewpoint discusses a longitudinal care program designed to explore and address unmet needs of stroke survivors.
This population-based study examines the prevalence of and risk factors for retinal emboli and associations with ethnicity, stroke, and renal disease in a large, contemporary, multiethnic Asian population.
Three months after acute stroke, this randomized clinical trial compares rates of death and disability among adult patients receiving continuous or nocturnal low-dose oxygen supplementation or control intervention (oxygen only if clinically indicated.
This cohort study examines the clinical imaging factors associated with unfavorable imaging profile evolution for thrombectomy in patients with ischemic stroke initially transferred to non–thrombectomy-capable stroke centers.
This case report describes a woman in her 40s with obscured vision in her right eye 3 years after undergoing endovascular coil embolization for a subarachnoid hemorrhage.
This population epidemiology study uses Medicare administrative data to describe national trends in performance and outcomes of carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting from 1999 to 2014 among fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 years or older.
This secondary analysis of the Insulin Resistance Intervention After Stroke trial estimates the relative and absolute effectiveness of pioglitazone after ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack in subgroups of patients defined by pretreatment risk for stroke or myocardial infarction.
A woman in her 40s with Raynaud syndrome and a medical history of stroke presented with erythema, ataxia, and left-sided hemidysesthesia. What is your diagnosis?
A 39-year-old man with a history of ischemic stroke presented with right calf swelling and shortness of breath and was diagnosed with pulmonary embolism by CTPA. Testing 2 days later showed elevated titers of anticardiolipin and anti–β2 glycoprotein I antibodies and negative lupus anticoagulant screening assays. How would you interpret these results?