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Stroke Spotlight: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Cerebral Vasospasm

Cerebral vasospasm increases morbidity and mortality in persons with subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Saif A. Bushnaq, MD; and Sunil A. Sheth, MD

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Stroke Snapshot: Blood Pressure Management After Acute Ischemic Stroke

CLINICAL DECISION MAKING: Managing blood pressure after acute ischemic stroke requires different approaches before and after reperfusion.

José Biller, MD; Zachary Bulwa, MD; Camilo R. Gomez, MD, MBA; and Sarkis Morales-Vidal, MD

Guest Medical Editor's Page

The Importance of Sleep

Sleep has a critical role in brain health and is an essential part of improving neurologic care for all of our patients.

Logan Schneider, MD

Special Report

Dizziness and Vertigo

Part 1: Untangling the complexity of dizziness and vertigo requires a careful history.

Daniel R. Gold, DO; and Ari A. Shemesh, MD

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Convention Question: What Will Drive the Next Great Advance in Stroke Treatment?

Answers from attendees of the International Stroke Conference in Honolulu, HI, Feb 6th-8th, 2019.

With Attendees of the International Stroke Conference in Honolulu, HI, Feb 6th-8th, 2019

Stroke Snapshot: Patient Triage in the Era of Thrombectomy

Stroke systems of care need to advance as stroke care has.

Digvijaya Navalkele, MD, MPH; and Sheryl Martin-Schild, MD, PhD

Special Report

2018 Drug and Device Approvals for Neurology

Poststroke Care

Stroke outcomes can be optimized with an evidenced-based and systematic approach during all phases of recovery.

Oluwole O. Awosika, MD; Samir R. Belagaje, MD; Elisheva R. Coleman, MD; Brett M Kissela, MD, MS; Holly K. Pajor, DO; Bridget A. Rizik, MD; and Daniel Woo, MD

Mechanical Thrombectomy

The standard of care for acute ischemic stroke with large vessel occlusion continues to evolve.

Shashvat M. Desai, MD; and Ashutosh P. Jadhav, MD, PhD

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Triage for Higher Level of Care

Which is best: primary, comprehensive, or just thrombectomy-ready?

Nerses Sanossian, MD

Spotlight Topic: Neuropsychiatry

Cognitive Complaints and Neuropsychologic Testing

When should neuropsychologic tests be ordered and what questions should testing answer?

Nabil Ali, MD; Laura M. Clark, PhD, ABPP; and Kendra Corning, PsyD, HSPP

Dementia Insights: Blood Pressure Control and Cognitive Impairment

Could recommendations for more aggressive blood pressure control worsen prognosis for vascular and neurodegenerative cognitive impairments?

Ronald Devere, MD, FAAN

Direct Oral Anticoagulants for Secondary Stroke Prevention

Optimal secondary stroke prevention includes reducing modifiable risk factors and providing anticoagulation for specific indications.

Daniel Cristancho, MD, MBE; and Donna K. George, MD

Vascular Cognitive Impairment

Targeting risk factors may decrease vascular cognitive impairments.

Saud Alhusaini, MD, PhD; and Eric E. Smith, MD, MPH

Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis

Testing for plaque instability, microemboli, hemodynamic status, and cognitive function may help determine best-practice management.

Randolph S. Marshall, MD, MS


Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease

Neurologists need to be vigilant for this common cause of ischemic stroke, associated with the highest rates of recurrent stroke.

Shyam Prabhakaran, MD, MS; and Arth K. Srivastava, MD

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Vasospasm, and Delayed Cerebral Ischemia

Prevention, effective monitoring, and early detection are the keys to successful management after subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Klearchos Psychogios, MD, MSc; and Georgios Tsivgoulis, MD, PhD, MSc, FESO, FEAN

Guest Medical Editor's Page

Stroke with 2020 Vision

Advances in the refined diagnosis and treatment of stroke are driving accelerated change with precision medicine.

David S. Liebeskind, MD, FAAN, FAHA, FANA, FSVIN,

Cover Focus: Technology & Wellness

Treating Stress to Improve Neurologic Outcomes

Research on the interaction between hormones and seizures supports the importance of helping patients manage stress.

Riley Bove, MD, MMSc; and Graham R. Huesmann, MD, PhD

Moving the Mouse With the Mind

Braingate technology allows patients with tetrapalegia to move a computer cursor by thinking about it.

Leigh R. Hochberg, MD, PhD

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