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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
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Stroke Spotlight: Hypercoagulable States in Ischemic Stroke

An illustrative case and discussion.

Swarna Rajagopalan, MD

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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
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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
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Case Report: New-Onset Headache With Tinnitus and Orthostatic Dizziness

All headaches require a full workup for secondary causes.

Ryan P. Coburn

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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

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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

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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

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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

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2018 Drug and Device Approvals for Neurology

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Triage for Higher Level of Care

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

Nerses Sanossian, MD

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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