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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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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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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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Vascular Cognitive Impairment

Targeting risk factors may decrease vascular cognitive impairments.

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

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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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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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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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Cover Focus: Stroke

Triage for Higher Level of Care

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

Nerses Sanossian, MD

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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,

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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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Healthy Cognitive Aging

There are evidence-based tools for staying sharp throughout the lifespan.

Brian K. Lebowitz, PhD, ABPP-CN; Elizabeth Londen, PhD; and Thomas Preston, PhD, ABPP-CN

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Wellness and Neurology

There is clear evidence for promoting wellness practices to all patients with neurologic disorders.

Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA

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Stroke Snapshot: Mood Disorders After Experiencing a Stroke

Mood disorders are significant comorbidities and frequently undertreated, despite growing evidence of benefits of treatment.

Diana M. Rojas-Soto, MD

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Seeking Breakthroughs: The Physician Perspective

A roundtable discussion with Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD, MPH; Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD; and Nir Lipsman, MD, PhD

Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD, MPH; Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD; and Nir Lipsman, MD, PhD

This Month's Issue
Challenge Case Report: Weakness and Wasting of the Left Foot With Pes Cavus

Fabian H. Rossi, MD; Welwin Liu, MD; Lourdes Benes Lima, MD; Alvaro G. Estevez, PhD; Umesh Sharma, MD; Sujatha Vuyyuru, MD; Maria Clara Franco, PhD; and Nina Tsakadze, MD, PhD

Case Report: Delayed Subdural Hematoma

Elaine Williams, MS, MD; Robert Glatter, MD; Steven Mandel, MD; and Jared Steinklein, MD

The Evolution of Seizure to Epilepsy

Inna Keselman, MD, PhD