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    May 2017
  1. MERINO JG
    Selecting patients for endovascular treatment of acute stroke.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j2059.
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  2. VENEMA E, Mulder MJHL, Roozenbeek B, Broderick JP, et al
    Selection of patients for intra-arterial treatment for acute ischaemic stroke: development and validation of a clinical decision tool in two randomised trials.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j1710.
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    April 2017
  3. GULLAND A
    NHS thrombectomy plan needs more doctors, say stroke experts.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j1861.
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  4. MAYOR S
    Ischaemic stroke in younger adults is increasing, US study finds.
    BMJ. 2017;357:j1815.
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    March 2017
  5. BELL S, Daskalopoulou M, Rapsomaniki E, George J, et al
    Association between clinically recorded alcohol consumption and initial presentation of 12 cardiovascular diseases: population based cohort study using linked health records.
    BMJ. 2017;356:j909.
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  6. WISE J
    History of migraine may indicate risk of ischaemic stroke.
    BMJ. 2017;356:j1193.
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    February 2017
  7. NIELSEN PB, Skjoth F, Sogaard M, Kjaeldgaard JN, et al
    Effectiveness and safety of reduced dose non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants and warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation: propensity weighted nationwide cohort study.
    BMJ. 2017;356:j510.
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    January 2017
  8. TOWERS J
    Lindsey Dow.
    BMJ. 2017;356:j150.
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  9. TIMM FP, Houle TT, Grabitz SD, Lihn AL, et al
    Migraine and risk of perioperative ischemic stroke and hospital readmission: hospital based registry study.
    BMJ. 2017;356:i6635.
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    November 2016
  10. GULLAND A
    RCP warns over shortage of stroke physicians.
    BMJ. 2016;355:i6398.
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  11. WALLACH JD, Sullivan PG, Trepanowski JF, Steyerberg EW, et al
    Sex based subgroup differences in randomized controlled trials: empirical evidence from Cochrane meta-analyses.
    BMJ. 2016;355:i5826.
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  12. MAYOR S
    Moderate alcohol intake is linked to lower risk of ischaemic stroke, study finds.
    BMJ. 2016;355:i6339.
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  13. MAYOR S
    More than half of stroke patients were not given preventive drugs, study finds.
    BMJ. 2016;355:i6105.
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  14. SUKKAR L, Hong D, Wong MG, Badve SV, et al
    Effects of ischaemic conditioning on major clinical outcomes in people undergoing invasive procedures: systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ. 2016;355:i5599.
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    October 2016

  15. Poor adherence to antihypertensive drugs.
    BMJ. 2016;355:i5606.
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  16. TORJESEN I
    Bleeding risk higher with rivaroxaban than dabigatran for stroke prevention, head-to-head trial shows.
    BMJ. 2016;355:i5362.
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    September 2016
  17. JOHNSON LR
    Current physical activity guidance is misinterpreted.
    BMJ. 2016;354:i4811.
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    August 2016
  18. WISE J
    Most patients taking warfarin do not maintain stable INR values.
    BMJ. 2016;354:i4402.
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    June 2016
  19. DYER O
    Egyptian prosecutors investigate the death of a girl during female genital mutilation.
    BMJ. 2016;353:i3133.
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    January 2016
  20. BEALES IL
    Decisions on restarting anticoagulation should be made earlier after rebleeding.
    BMJ. 2016;532:i248.
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  21. STAERK L, Lip GY
    Authors' reply to Beales.
    BMJ. 2016;532:i266.
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  22. EMDIN CA, Wong CX, Hsiao AJ, Altman DG, et al
    Atrial fibrillation as risk factor for cardiovascular disease and death in women compared with men: systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.
    BMJ. 2016;532:h7013.
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  23. COHEN D
    Rivaroxaban: can we trust the evidence?
    BMJ. 2016;352:i575.
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  24. CHRISTOPOULOS C
    Questions about the reliability of ROCKET-AF anticoagulation data.
    BMJ. 2016;352:i1039.
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  25. MAYOR S
    Carotid artery stenting is as effective as carotid endarterectomy, study shows.
    BMJ. 2016;352:i1068.
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  26. MAYOR S
    Pioglitazone may reduce cardiovascular events in high risk patients with prediabetes.
    BMJ. 2016;352:i1029.
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  27. MUTH C, van den Akker M, Glasziou PP
    Blood pressure targets in primary care.
    BMJ. 2016;352:i813.
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  28. MANT J, McManus RJ, Roalfe A, Fletcher K, et al
    Different systolic blood pressure targets for people with history of stroke or transient ischaemic attack: PAST-BP (Prevention After Stroke-Blood Pressure) randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ. 2016;352:i708.
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  29. RODRIGUES FB, Neves JB, Caldeira D, Ferro JM, et al
    Endovascular treatment versus medical care alone for ischaemic stroke: systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ. 2016;353:i1754.
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  30. HAWKES N
    Neurology team finalists.
    BMJ. 2016;353:i2085.
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  31. TORJESEN I
    Obesity may increase risk of rare type of stroke in women taking oral contraceptives.
    BMJ. 2016;352:i1554.
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  32. MAYOR S
    Loneliness is associated with higher risk of stroke and heart disease, study finds.
    BMJ. 2016;353:i2269.
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  33. MERINO JG
    Endovascular treatment for stroke.
    BMJ. 2016;353:i2098.
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  34. WEILL A, Dalichampt M, Raguideau F, Ricordeau P, et al
    Low dose oestrogen combined oral contraception and risk of pulmonary embolism, stroke, and myocardial infarction in five million French women: cohort study.
    BMJ. 2016;353:i2002.
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  35. MAYOR S
    Risk of stroke after transient ischaemic attack is lower than previously thought, study finds.
    BMJ. 2016;353:i2320.
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  36. MAYOR S
    Air pollution is a leading risk factor for stroke, global study shows.
    BMJ. 2016;353:i3272.
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  37. TIMMIS A, Rapsomaniki E, Chung SC, Pujades-Rodriguez M, et al
    Prolonged dual antiplatelet therapy in stable coronary disease: comparative observational study of benefits and harms in unselected versus trial populations.
    BMJ. 2016;353:i3163.
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  38. LARSEN TB, Skjoth F, Nielsen PB, Kjaeldgaard JN, et al
    Comparative effectiveness and safety of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants and warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation: propensity weighted nationwide cohort study.
    BMJ. 2016;353:i3189.
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  39. JASPERS FOCKS J, Brouwer MA, Wojdyla DM, Thomas L, et al
    Polypharmacy and effects of apixaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation: post hoc analysis of the ARISTOTLE trial.
    BMJ. 2016;353:i2868.
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  40. LI L, Rothwell PM
    Biases in detection of apparent "weekend effect" on outcome with administrative coding data: population based study of stroke.
    BMJ. 2016;353:i2648.
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  41. MAYOR S
    Older people with anaemia have higher mortality after stroke, finds study.
    BMJ. 2016;354:i4577.
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  42. KYU HH, Bachman VF, Alexander LT, Mumford JE, et al
    Physical activity and risk of breast cancer, colon cancer, diabetes, ischemic heart disease, and ischemic stroke events: systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.
    BMJ. 2016;354:i3857.
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  43. ADAMSSON ERYD S, Gudbjornsdottir S, Manhem K, Rosengren A, et al
    Blood pressure and complications in individuals with type 2 diabetes and no previous cardiovascular disease: national population based cohort study.
    BMJ. 2016;354:i4070.
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  44. ODUTAYO A, Wong CX, Hsiao AJ, Hopewell S, et al
    Atrial fibrillation and risks of cardiovascular disease, renal disease, and death: systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ. 2016;354:i4482.
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    January 2015
  45. BURNS PA, Flynn PA, Rennie IM
    Importance of location of neurointerventional skills in thrombectomy for acute stroke.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h4605.
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  46. CARLTON JONES L, Lobotesis K
    Cardiology services not suitable for thrombectomy after acute stroke.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h4604.
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  47. COHEN DL, Kearney R, Griffiths M, Nadesalingam V, et al
    Around 9% of patients with ischaemic stroke are suitable for thrombectomy.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h4607.
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  48. MAYOR S
    Working long hours is associated with higher risk of stroke, study shows.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h4523.
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  49. XIAN Y, Wu J, O'Brien EC, Fonarow GC, et al
    Real world effectiveness of warfarin among ischemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation: observational analysis from Patient-Centered Research into Outcomes Stroke Patients Prefer and Effectiveness Research (PROSPER) study.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h3786.
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  50. CONCANNON TW
    Can patient centered outcomes research improve healthcare?
    BMJ. 2015;351:h3859.
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  51. TORJESEN I
    Alteplase is safe to use within existing treatment guidelines, says independent review.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h4062.
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  52. APPS A, Firoozan S, Kabir T
    Delivering thrombectomy for acute stroke using cardiology services.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h3969.
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  53. PARISH E, Bloom T, Godlee F
    Statins for people at low risk.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h3908.
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  54. WISE J
    Even small brain lesions raise risk of stroke and death, study finds.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h3621.
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  55. MEMTSOUDIS SG
    Perioperative blood transfusions.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h3153.
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  56. WHITLOCK EL, Kim H, Auerbach AD
    Harms associated with single unit perioperative transfusion: retrospective population based analysis.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h3037.
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  57. WISE J
    Stroke care after discharge varies widely across UK, audit finds.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h3058.
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  58. HANKEY GJ
    Lipid lowering for primary prevention of stroke in older adults?
    BMJ. 2015;350:h2568.
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  59. ALPEROVITCH A, Kurth T, Bertrand M, Ancelin ML, et al
    Primary prevention with lipid lowering drugs and long term risk of vascular events in older people: population based cohort study.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h2335.
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  60. MAYOR S
    Persistent depression doubles stroke risk despite treatment, study finds.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h2611.
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  61. MONS U, Muezzinler A, Gellert C, Schottker B, et al
    Impact of smoking and smoking cessation on cardiovascular events and mortality among older adults: meta-analysis of individual participant data from prospective cohort studies of the CHANCES consortium.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h1551.
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  62. MAYOR S
    Endovascular therapy reduces disability from stroke, studies confirm.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h2084.
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  63. ALPER BS, Malone-Moses M, McLellan JS, Prasad K, et al
    Authors' reply to Wardlaw and Berge.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h1795.
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  64. WARDLAW J, Berge E
    Cochrane reviewers' response to Alper and colleagues' analysis of thrombolysis in acute ischaemic stroke.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h1790.
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  65. WISE J
    Stenting increases stroke risk in patients with intracranial stenosis, study shows.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h1594.
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  66. BRAUER M
    Air pollution, stroke, and anxiety.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h1510.
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  67. SHAH AS, Lee KK, McAllister DA, Hunter A, et al
    Short term exposure to air pollution and stroke: systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h1295.
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  68. ALPER BS, Malone-Moses M, McLellan JS, Prasad K, et al
    Thrombolysis in acute ischaemic stroke: time for a rethink?
    BMJ. 2015;350:h1075.
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  69. WISE J
    Folic acid significantly reduces risk of first stroke, large Chinese study finds.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h1461.
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  70. HAWKES N
    HRT increases risk of blood clots and stroke, finds new analysis.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h1336.
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  71. HANKEY GJ, Blacker DJ
    Authors' reply to Huwez.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h995.
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  72. HUWEZ FU
    The FAST tool is effective but not for posterior fossa stroke.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h994.
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  73. SACKLEY CM, Walker MF, Burton CR, Watkins CL, et al
    An occupational therapy intervention for residents with stroke related disabilities in UK care homes (OTCH): cluster randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h468.
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  74. MAYOR S
    Heavy drinking in middle age increases stroke risk, study of twins shows.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h528.
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  75. HANKEY GJ, Blacker DJ
    Is it a stroke?
    BMJ. 2015;350:h56.
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  76. COHEN D, Macdonald H
    Researchers say they will send unpublished alteplase data to UK drug regulator on request.
    BMJ. 2015;350:h119.
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  77. DE SOUZA RJ, Mente A, Maroleanu A, Cozma AI, et al
    Intake of saturated and trans unsaturated fatty acids and risk of all cause mortality, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h3978.
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  78. BLACK S
    Using NHS data on statin outcomes.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h4305.
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  79. WARLOW C
    Charles Warlow: Would be pilot, photographer, and sailor.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h4571.
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  80. STAERK L, Lip GY, Olesen JB, Fosbol EL, et al
    Stroke and recurrent haemorrhage associated with antithrombotic treatment after gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation: nationwide cohort study.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h5876.
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  81. MAYOR S
    Blood pressure variability is associated with increased risk of heart disease and death, study finds.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h4080.
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  82. SANDERCOCK P
    Peter Sandercock: Worst mistake was hubris.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h5403.
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  83. LOWE J, Howlett D
    Early warning sign on computed tomography of the head.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h5013.
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  84. VEERMAN JL
    Dietary fats, health, and inequalities.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h4671.
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  85. MCCARTHY M
    Report questions FDA approval of controversial anticoagulant.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h5557.
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  86. SPOLTON-DEAN CA, Lye G, Potokar T
    Epidermal burn at a PEG site.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h5530.
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  87. COHEN D
    Data on trial of anticoagulant is to be reanalyzed after discovery that investigators used faulty device.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h6431.
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  88. LASSERSON D
    Restarting antithrombotic drugs after gastrointestinal haemorrhage in people with atrial fibrillation.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h6104.
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  89. WISE J
    Shingles is linked to increased risk of cardiovascular events.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h6757.
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  90. WISE J
    Beta blockers are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events after surgery.
    BMJ. 2015;351:h5349.
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    January 2014
  91. MAYOR S
    Inability to balance on one leg reflects risk of brain bleed, study shows.
    BMJ. 2014;349:g7746.
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  92. MAYOR S
    Memory lapse in people with higher education can signal stroke risk, study finds.
    BMJ. 2014;349:g7604.
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  93. MAYOR S
    Brain scan within 24 hours of mild stroke predicts risk of further stroke, study shows.
    BMJ. 2014;349:g7519.
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  94. WISE J
    Stroke care audit shows major staff shortages.
    BMJ. 2014;349:g7407.
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