Explore the latest in stroke, including recent guidelines and advances in management of TIA and of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
A 40-year-old woman with dizziness and imbalance, a petechial rash on her palms and soles, and a right thumbnail splinter hemorrhage had acute right cerebellar infarcts with a left atrial mass on CT angiogram. What is the diagnosis and what would you do next?
This case report describes a man who experienced a hyperacute spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage when a computed tomography scan was underway.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the superiority of ticagrelor added to aspirin in preventing disabling stroke and identifies factors associated with recurrent disabling stroke.
This meta-analysis of 2 randomized clinical trials examines the association of reperfusion and reduced disability, including by onset-to-randomization time strata.
This analysis of the Global Burden of Disease 2017 study presents burden estimates of major neurological disorders in the US states by age and sex from 1990 to 2017.
This case-time-control analysis uses data from the French national health insurance database to assess whether the initiation of ustekinumab treatment is associated with triggering severe cardiovascular events.
This meta-analysis evaluates which factors are associated with diffusion-weighted imaging lesions and whether these lesions are associated with functional outcomes among patients with intracerebral hemorrhage.
This cross-sectional study investigates the adequacy of blood pressure control among stroke survivors and antihypertensive treatment trends using National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data.
This cohort study compares the rate of ischemic stroke among patients with COVID-19 vs patients with influenza in 2 hospitals in New York City, New York.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial evaluates the differential outcomes of intensive vs standard systolic blood pressure reduction in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage and initial systolic blood pressure of 220 mm Hg or more vs less than 220 mm Hg.
This Viewpoint highlights the complex role of racism in stroke, and suggests a framework for understanding its effects.
This cohort study compares net risk for ischemic vs hemorrhagic events at 12 months among patients treated with ticagrelor vs clopidogrel during and after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) management of acute coronary syndrome (ACS).
This cohort study assesses the association of the COVID-19 pandemic with the incidence of 5 medical emergencies (acute myocardial infarction, ischemic stroke, nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, ectopic pregnancy, and appendicitis) in 2 US academic medical centers.
This prespecified analysis of a randomized clinical trial investigates the effect of cerebral microbleeds on patients with embolic stroke of undetermined source taking either daily rivaroxaban or aspirin.
This systematic review and individual patient meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials compares surgical decompression with medical care for space-occupying hemispheric infarction and whether patient characteristics are associated with treatment outcomes.
This systematic review and meta-analysis calculates the pooled event rate for ischemic stroke within 2, 7, 30, and 90 days of a transient ischemic attack and compares this incidence among patients recruited before 1999, from 1999 to 2007, and after 2007.
This systematic review and meta-analysis examines the recurrence of ischemic stroke and possible use of patent foramen ovale closure in patients aged 60 years or older.
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