Stroke/Cerebrovascular Disease Journal Articles

 
 
  • Mendelian Randomisation in Cardiovascular Research This article explains the concept of Mendelian randomization and the rationale for its use, as well as its limitations. How can it be applied to cardiovascular epidemiology?
  • Consensus Bundle on Hypertension in Pregnancy The National Partnership for Maternal Safety recently published a safety bundle on severe hypertension in pregnancy. What are the key considerations for the anesthesiologist?
  • Situational Awareness Errors and Brain Damage, Death Research finds that situational awareness errors may have contributed to catastrophic outcomes in most recent anesthesia malpractice claims.
  • Sexual Health and Well Being in Older Adulthood This review provides insight into the complex relationship of mental health, marital characteristics, and a variety psychosocial and cultural factors to sexual health in older adults.
  • Unraveling Vascular Inflammation: From Immunology to Imaging In this review, the authors aim to elucidate our understanding of CVD as a systemic immuno-inflammatory disorder. What role might PET imaging play in assessing vascular inflammation?
  • Thrombolysis for Ischemic Stroke After Reversal of Dabigatran Is idarucizumab administration safe and effective in patients with AF treated with dabigatran who develop acute ischemic stroke requiring thrombolysis?
  • Use of High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin in Suspected MI Review the key principles underlying the safe and effective use of hs-cTn assays in enabling rapid and safe rule-out and rule-in of patients presenting in the ED with suspected myocardial infarction.
  • Saturated Fat Does Not Clog the Arteries This editorial discusses the role of dietary saturated fat as a risk factor for the development of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease.
  • Replacing Warfarin With a Novel Oral Anticoagulant A good percentage of patients with atrial fibrillation may be ineligible for warfarin due to increased risk of major bleeding or recurrent systemic thromboembolism. Are DOACs a viable alternative?
  • Acute Ischemic Stroke Care: Guide to Mechanical Thrombectomy While wide acceptance of mechanical thrombectomy has led to a revolution in acute ischemic stroke care, questions remain on how to implement it safely and effectively. Get guidance in this article.
  • Recent Trends in Stroke Death Rates New statistics find that in most states, stroke death rates in some populations have declined more slowly, stalled, or reversed.
  • Antibiotics in Comatose Mechanically Ventilated Patients How are pneumonia and pneumonitis differentiated among comatose ICU patients receiving mechanical ventilation -- and what is the appropriate antibiotic strategy?
  • Aspirin Challenge and Desensitization: How, When and Why Learn which patients may safely undergo low-dose aspirin challenge/desensitization procedures.
  • Neuroprotection in Stroke: Collaboration and Reproducibility What are the challenges faced by translational stroke research? This articles focuses on the need to bridge the gap between current preclinical approaches and clinical trials of stroke therapy.
  • Survival and Cause of Death in Multiple Sclerosis While patients with MS continue to have a shorter life expectancy and almost threefold higher mortality rate than those without, this long-term population study shows promising improvements over time.
  • Key Micronutrients and Food Groups in Late-Stage AMD How does nutritional intake differ between healthy patients and those with late-stage age-related macular degeneration?
  • Cost Efficacy of Drugs for Treatment of Osteoporosis Which of the available pharmacologic treatment options for osteoporosis is the most cost-effective?
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring in the ICU Continuous glucose monitoring of ICU patients offers many benefits -- so why isn't it a more widely accepted practice?
  • Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures and Conversion Disorder Should psychogenic non-epileptic seizures be considered a distinct diagnosis, separate from conversion disorder?
  • Implementing the NDPP in Los Angeles County This study demonstrated a practice-grounded framework for successfully implementing the National Diabetes Prevention Program in a racially and ethnically diverse urban population.