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Stroke
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Stroke is a medical emergency that requires rapid diagnosis and treatment. The hallmark of a stroke is the abrupt interruption of cerebral blood flow to a specific brain region, resulting in neurologic deficits. Fluctuation of functional defecits after stroke onset or a brief deficit known as transient ischemic attack (TIA) suggests tissue at risk for infarction that may be rescued by reestablishing perfusion. The time of onset is critical if thrombolytic therapy is to be administered. Onset is typically sudden. Common clinical presentations are sudden onset of severe headache, lethargy or coma, fever, vomiting, seizures, and low back. From the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 35e

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The New England journal of medicine 
Abstract: Background The effect of endovascular thrombectomy that is performed more than 6 hours after the onset of ischemic stroke is uncertain... Conclusions Among patients with acute stroke who had last been known to be well 6 to 24 hours earlier and who had a mismatch between clinical deficit and ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (3)
Stroke (2), Intracranial Hemorrhages (1), Acute Stroke (1), more mentions
JAMA neurology 
AbstractText: Ischemic strokes may accelerate long-term functional decline apart from their acute ... disability is steeper after than before the event for ischemic stroke but not myocardial infarction (MI) AbstractText: In the population-based ... There was a mean of 3.7 (2.4) visits before stroke and 3.7 (2.3) visits after stroke; there was a mean of 3.8 (2.5) visits before MI ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (11)
Stroke (12), Myocardial Infarction (2), Acute Brain Injuries (1), more mentions
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews 
AF causes stroke or systemic embolism, leading to increased mortality... DOAC appeared to probably reduce the incidence of stroke and systemic embolism events (5 studies, 12,545 participants: RR ... that DOAC are as likely as warfarin to prevent all strokes and systemic embolic events without increasing risk of major bleeding ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (7), Kidney Disease (2)
Stroke (2), Atrial Fibrillation (2), Chronic Kidney Diseases (2), more mentions
Circulation 
Abstract: Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and stroke are unanticipated major healthcare events that require emergent and expensive care. Given the potential financial implications of AMI and stroke among uninsured patients, we sought to evaluate rates of catastrophic healthcare expenditures (CHEs), defined as expenses beyond financial means, in a ... Keyword: stroke.
Myocardial Infarction (3), more mentions
Neurology 
... time-matched conventional training (CT) in the subacute phase after stroke AbstractText: In this randomized, controlled, single-blind phase III multicenter ... participants with upper extremity motor impairment within 12 weeks after stroke were consecutively included at 5 rehabilitation institutions... at the 3-month follow-up AbstractText: Mean time from stroke onset for the VR group was 35 (SD 21) days ...
Paresis (2), more mentions
The New England journal of medicine 
A New DAWN for Imaging-Based Selection in the Treatment of Acute Stroke..
Cardiovascular Diseases (2)
Acute Stroke (2), more mentions
The New England journal of medicine 
Safety end points included bleeding and stroke... The time to hemodynamic stabilization, the risk of catecholamine therapy and the duration of such therapy, the levels of troponin T and creatine kinase, and the rates of bleeding and stroke did not differ significantly between the two groups. Conclusions Among patients who had multivessel coronary artery disease and acute myocardial infarction with ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (2)
Cardiogenic Shock (5), Myocardial Infarction (4), Kidney Failure (2), more mentions
Stroke 
... is the most feared complication of intravenous thrombolytic therapy in acute ischemic stroke... is an uncommon but severe complication of systemic thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke... aimed at maintaining integrity of the blood-brain barrier in acute ischemic stroke based on inhibition of the underlying biochemical processes Keyword: AHA Scientific Statements.
Cardiovascular Diseases (6)
Stroke (6), Intracranial Hemorrhages (1), more mentions
Journal of the American College of Cardiology 
... For the PREVAIL trial, the first composite coprimary endpoint of stroke, systemic embolism (SE), or cardiovascular/unexplained death did not achieve ... However, differences in hemorrhagic stroke, disabling/fatal stroke, cardiovascular/unexplained death, all-cause death, and post-procedure bleeding ... the PROTECT AF trial, demonstrate that LAAC with Watchman provides stroke prevention in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation comparable to warfarin, with additional reductions in major bleeding, particularly hemorrhagic stroke, and mortality ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (19)
Atrial Fibrillation (7), Embolism (1), more mentions
Lancet (London, England) 
... a life expectancy of less than 1 year; previous haemorrhagic stroke; allergy to aspirin or P2Y12 inhibitors; contraindication to P2Y12 inhibitors ... events (ie, a composite of all-cause mortality, myocardial infarction, stroke, or ischaemia-driven target lesion revascularisation) between groups at 1 ... respect to the occurrence of all-cause mortality, myocardial infarction, stroke, and ischaemia-driven target lesion revascularisation.
Senior Health (4), Cardiovascular Diseases (4)
Myocardial Infarction (2), Thrombosis (1), Allergy (1), more mentions
Neurology 
... older adults AbstractText: Vanderbilt Memory & Aging Project participants free of stroke, dementia, and heart failure were studied (n = 314, age 73 ... regional CBF, with adjustment for age, education, race/ethnicity, Framingham Stroke Risk Profile score (systolic blood pressure, antihypertensive medication use, diabetes ... right (p < 0.0001) temporal lobes AbstractText: Among older adults without stroke, dementia, or heart failure, systemic blood flow correlates with cerebral ...
Neuroscience (3), Cardiovascular Diseases (3), Endocrine Disorders (1)
Heart Failure (2), Atrial Fibrillation (2), Dementia (2), more mentions
Journal of the American College of Cardiology 
... specific types of nuts and cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, and stroke risk AbstractText: The authors included 76,364 women from the Nurses' ... 1986 to 2012) who were free of cancer, heart disease, and stroke at baseline... cases, including 8,390 coronary heart disease cases and 5,910 stroke cases.
Cardiovascular Diseases (17), Oncology (1)
Cardiovascular Diseases (9), Coronary Disease (7), Heart Diseases (1), more mentions
Journal of the American College of Cardiology 
... HR: 1.34; 95% CI: 1.19 to 1.51; p < 0.001), and stroke (HR: 1.34; 95% CI: 1.02 to 1.76; p = 0.037), whereas ... 2.71), HF hospitalization (HR: 2.11; 95% CI: 1.58 to 2.81), stroke (HR: 2.20; 95% CI: 1.25 to 3.88), and all-cause ... paroxysmal AF were at greater risk of HF hospitalization and stroke than were patients with persistent or permanent AF, underlining the ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (7)
Heart Failure (7), Atrial Fibrillation (3), more mentions
European heart journal 
... suggested that increased CPAP usage time yielded significant risk reduction in MACE. and stroke... CPAP had positive effect on mood and reduced the daytime sleepiness [Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS): mean difference (MD) -2.50, 95% CI - 3.62, -1.39; P < 0.001, I2 = 81%] AbstractText: CPAP therapy might reduce MACE and stroke among subjects with CPAP time exceeding 4 h/night... Keyword: Stroke.
Cardiovascular Diseases (4)
Heart Failure (1), Myocardial Infarction (1), Atrial Fibrillation (1), more mentions
Stroke 
AbstractText: Chinese patients largely experience acute ischemic stroke (AIS) because of large artery atherosclerosis rather than cardioembolism, and whether tirofiban is safe and effective in these patients treated with endovascular thrombectomy (ET) is unknown. This study evaluated the safety and efficacy of tirofiban in Chinese patients with AIS treated with ET AbstractText: This observational study is based on a single ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (4)
Stroke (2), Cerebral Hemorrhage (2), Atherosclerosis (2), more mentions
Circulation 
The primary end point was a composite of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, stroke, hospital admission for unstable angina, or coronary revascularization. The key secondary end point was a composite of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, or stroke... hundred forty-two patients (13.2%) had PAD (1505 with no prior myocardial infarction or stroke.
Cardiovascular Diseases (20)
Myocardial Infarction (3), Peripheral Arterial Disease (3), Stroke (3), more mentions
Stroke 
... 1.23-5.56; P=0.013), low baseline National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score (odds ratio=1.09; 95% confidence interval, 1.04-1.13 ... case series, only smoking, low baseline National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score, and successful reperfusion status were associated with good outcome in patients with posterior circulation stroke treated with endovascular therapy Keyword: anesthesia, general ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (8)
Stroke (2), more mentions
Stroke 
... evaluate the effectiveness of MT in patients experiencing acute ischemic stroke (AIS) because of LVO in the anterior circulation, presenting with minor-to-mild stroke symptoms (National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score of <8) AbstractText: Multicenter cohort study involving 4 comprehensive stroke centers having 2 therapeutic approaches (urgent thrombectomy associated with best ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (9)
Stroke (1), more mentions
The American journal of the medical sciences 
DescriptorName: Stroke... efficacy of folic acid supplementation in reducing the risk of stroke... aimed to evaluate the effect of folic acid supplementation on stroke prevention in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) AbstractText: We searched ... identify randomized clinical trials of folic acid supplementation to prevent stroke in patients with CVD... the association between folic acid supplementation and the risk of stroke with a fixed-effect model.
Cardiovascular Diseases (3)
Cardiovascular Diseases (3), more mentions
BMJ quality & safety 
AbstractText: To evaluate mortality differences between weekend and weekday emergency stroke admissions in England over time, and in particular, whether a reconfiguration of stroke services in Greater London was associated with a change in ... All emergency patients with stroke admitted to English hospitals from 1 January 2008 to 31 ... were included AbstractText: Mortality difference between weekend and weekday emergency stroke admissions AbstractText: We identified 507 169 emergency stroke admissions: 26% of these occurred during the weekend ...
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