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Stroke Snapshot: Metabolic Stroke

Identifying underlying causes of metabolic stroke is essential for prompt appropriate treatment.

Divakar Mithal, MD, PhD, and Tracy Gertler, MD, PhD

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Medical Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care in Neurology

It is critical to see transition as a process not simply a moment in time when care is transferred.

Lawrence W. Brown, MD

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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

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Susac Syndrome

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

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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

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Moyamoya Disease

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

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Infectious Causes of Stroke

Stroke is an often-devastating and not uncommon complication of many central nervous system infections.

Jennifer E. Fugate, DO

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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

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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

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Unusual Causes of Stroke

Harold P. Adams Jr., MD

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2019 Drug and Device Approvals in Neurology

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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

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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: 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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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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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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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

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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