Long-Term Survival Prognosis After Stroke
A practical guide for clinicians.
Robert Shavelle, PhD, FAACPDM; Jordan Brooks, PhD, MPH; David Strauss, PhD, FASA; and Amytis Towfighi, MD
A triad of encephalopathy, branch retinal artery occlusions, and sensorineural hearing loss.
Ilka Kleffner, MD; Catharina C. Gross, PhD; Marius Ringelstein, MD; Jörg Rehrmann, MD; Markus Kraemer, MD; and Jan Dörr, MD
Takayasu Disease and Stroke
Although rare, Takayasu arteritis should be sought in unusual presentations of stroke, especially in women in early adulthood.
Harold P. Adams Jr., MD
MRI and catheter angiogram diagnosis, followed by surgical revascularization performed at high-volume centers by experienced teams, substantially and durably reduces stroke risk from Moyamoya.
Alaa Montaser, MD, PhD, and Edward R. Smith, MD
Infectious Causes of Stroke
Stroke is an often-devastating and not uncommon complication of many central nervous system infections.
Jennifer E. Fugate, DO
Fibromuscular Dysplasia and Stroke
Stroke in fibromuscular dysplasia is associated with cervical artery dissection and can be managed with antiplatelet therapy and avoidance of high-risk cervical exertion.
Ilana E. Green, Andrew M. Southerland, MD, MSc, and Bradford B. Worrall, MD, MSc
Atrial Cardiopathy and Stroke
The past decade there has been a resurgence in understanding of the relationship of atrial fibrillation to stroke.
Mitchell S. V. Elkind, MD, MS
RAPID Automated CT Perfusion in Clinical Practice
When executed consistently and interpreted correctly, RAPID automated CT perfusion studies can identify appropriate candidates for thrombectomy.
Brady Laughlin, DO; Alex Chan, DO; Waimei Amy Tai, MD; and Parham Moftakhar, MD
Stroke Spotlight: Hypercoagulable States in Ischemic Stroke
An illustrative case and discussion.
Swarna Rajagopalan, MD
Stroke Spotlight: Current Trials for Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Studies are underway that will potentially improve management and outcomes to reduce mortality from intracerebral hemorrhage.
Karla B. Kanis, MD, and Kemi Olugemo, MD
Stroke Spotlight: Cryptogenic Stroke & Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Score
What do we know and where do we go from here?
Kimberly P. Gannon, MD, PhD
Case Report: New-Onset Headache With Tinnitus and Orthostatic Dizziness
All headaches require a full workup for secondary causes.
Ryan P. Coburn
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
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
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
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