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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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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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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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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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Triage for Higher Level of Care

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

Nerses Sanossian, MD

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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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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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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

This Month's Issue
Unusual Causes of Stroke

Harold P. Adams Jr., MD

Special Report: Neuro-oncology

Shruti Bhandari, MD; Rohit Kumar, MD; Megan Nelson, MD; Donald Miller, MD; and Brian J. Williams, MD