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    May 2024
  1. XU Q, Ge Q, Shi L, Zhang Y, et al
    Assessing the mediating role of family resilience between caregiver burden and caregiver capacity: a cross-sectional study among Chinese stroke survivors and family caregivers in a real-world setting.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e083106.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  2. KARIM N, Hod R, Wahab MIA, Ahmad N, et al
    Projecting non-communicable diseases attributable to air pollution in the climate change era: a systematic review.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e079826.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  3. PERKS J, McBride P, Mansoubi M, Clatworthy P, et al
    EvolvRehab-MoveWell telerehabilitation for stroke survivors: study protocol for a feasibility with embedded initial proof-of-concept study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e078104.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  4. BEREHAN HB, Dessie ZG, Tesfaw LM
    Exploring functional abilities and competing risks among stroke patients: a longitudinal and survival analysis study at Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, Ethiopia.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e073384.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    April 2024
  5. SILVA PINTO S, Henriques TS, Teixeira ASC, Monteiro H, et al
    Appropriateness of prescribing profiles and intake adherence to non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation: analysis of a retrospective longitudinal study using real-world data from Northern Portugal (AF-React St
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e076108.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  6. LUANGSINSIRI C, Thavorncharoensap M, Chaikledkaew U, Pattanaprateep O, et al
    Lifetime costs of alcohol consumption in Thailand: protocol for an incidence-based cost-of-illness study using Markov model.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e079829.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  7. GERRITSEN JKW, Young JS, Chang SM, Krieg SM, et al
    SUPRAMAX-study: supramaximal resection versus maximal resection for glioblastoma patients: study protocol for an international multicentre prospective cohort study (ENCRAM 2201).
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e082274.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  8. MANT J, Modi RN, Dymond A, Armstrong N, et al
    Randomised controlled trial of population screening for atrial fibrillation in people aged 70 years and over to reduce stroke: protocol for the SAFER trial.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e082047.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  9. ZIMMERMAN KA, Hain JA, Graham NSN, Rooney EJ, et al
    Prospective cohort study of long-term neurological outcomes in retired elite athletes: the Advanced BiomaRker, Advanced Imaging and Neurocognitive (BRAIN) Health Study protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e082902.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  10. ALMUBAYYIDH M, Alghamdi I, Parry-Jones AR, Jenkins D, et al
    Prehospital identification of intracerebral haemorrhage: a scoping review of early clinical features and portable devices.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e079316.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  11. DURLACH O, Tripoz-Dit-Masson S, Masse-Deragon N, Subtil F, et al
    Feasibility of a screening and prevention procedure for risks associated with dysphagia in older patients in geriatric units: the DYSPHAGING pilot study protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e081333.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  12. LIU J, Shen L, Nguyen-Hoang L, Zhou Q, et al
    Aspirin versus metformin in pregnancies at high risk of preterm pre-eclampsia in China (AVERT): protocol for a multicentre, double-blind, 3-arm randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e074493.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  13. HUTCHINSON B, Walter A, Campbell N, Whelton PK, et al
    Scaling hypertension treatment in 24 low-income and middle-income countries: economic evaluation of treatment decisions at three blood pressure cut-points.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e071036.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  14. LIU W, Cheng X, Zhang Y, Liao W, et al
    Effect of transcranial direct current stimulation combined with transcutaneous auricular vagus nerve stimulation on poststroke cognitive impairment: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e082764.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  15. CHEN Q, Kan M, Jiang X, Liu H, et al
    Comparison of the efficacy and tolerability of different repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation modalities for post-stroke dysphagia: a systematic review and Bayesian network meta-analysis protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e080289.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  16. RASYID A, Harris S, Kurniawan M, Mesiano T, et al
    Predictive value of admission D-dimer levels in patient with acute ischaemic stroke and COVID-19: a second-wave prospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e077500.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  17. ALAMER AA, Ward C, Forrest I, Drinnan M, et al
    Eating and drinking experience in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a qualitative study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e078608.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  18. LI B, Niu T, Dai Y, Bu L, et al
    Intraoperative intensive blood pressure management strategy and the outcome of patients who had an acute ischaemic stroke undergoing endovascular treatment under general anaesthesia: study protocol for a prospective randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e079197.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    March 2024
  19. YIN Z, Deng Y, Li Z, Gu H, et al
    Assessment of rehabilitation following acute ischaemic stroke in China: a registry-based retrospective observational study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e082279.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  20. SHI R, Meng W, Liu Z, Chang L, et al
    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for poststroke insomnia: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e081642.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  21. GUPTA R, Sharma K, Khedar RS, Sharma SK, et al
    Influence of COVID-19 pandemic in India on coronary artery disease clinical presentation, angiography, interventions and in-hospital outcomes: a single centre prospective registry-based observational study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e078596.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  22. CHEN F, Li G, Zhang X, Shen Q, et al
    impHFrEF trial: study protocol for an open-label, multicentre study of improvement the outcome of patients with heart failure in China using a mobile hEalth-supported platForm.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e081011.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  23. MORTENSEN JK, Blauenfeldt RA, Hedegaard JN, Morberg Wejse C, et al
    Prevalence and impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection among patients with acute ischaemic stroke: a nationwide register-based cohort study in Denmark.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e081527.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  24. UEMATSU T, Nojiri S, Ishijima M, Nishizaki Y, et al
    Association between osteoarthritis and cardiovascular disease in elderly in Japan: an administrative claims database analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e080387.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  25. GU Y, Xie J, Liu X, Zhou X, et al
    Nomogram for predicting moderate-to-severe sleep-disordered breathing in patients with acute ischaemic stroke: a retrospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e076709.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  26. RIJK MH, Platteel TN, van den Berg TMC, Geersing GJ, et al
    Prognostic factors and prediction models for hospitalisation and all-cause mortality in adults presenting to primary care with a lower respiratory tract infection: a systematic review.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e075475.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  27. HARVEY S, Stone M, Zingelman S, Copland DA, et al
    Comprehensive quality assessment for aphasia rehabilitation after stroke: protocol for a multicentre, mixed-methods study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e080532.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  28. BURTON E, Quinn R, Crosbie-Staunton K, Deasy C, et al
    Temporal trends of ambulance time intervals for suspected stroke/transient ischaemic attack (TIA) before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ireland: a quasi-experimental study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e078168.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  29. ZHU A, Tang R, Rajendran S, Hajian H, et al
    Prescriber decision-making on antithrombotic therapy after endovascular intervention for peripheral artery disease: a protocol for a discrete choice experiment.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e079668.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  30. VAN PAASSEN JG, Tan JP, Deneer VHM, Bouvy ML, et al
    Exploring the pharmacists' role in optimising antithrombotic therapy in primary care: a qualitative study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e079018.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  31. BANSAL S, Canziani MEF, Birne R, Anker SD, et al
    Finerenone cardiovascular and kidney outcomes by age and sex: FIDELITY post hoc analysis of two phase 3, multicentre, double-blind trials.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e076444.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  32. JULLIAND S, Papaxanthis C, Delphin C, Mock A, et al
    IMPROVE study protocol, investigating post-stroke local muscle vibrations to promote cerebral plasticity and functional recovery: a single-blind randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e079918.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  33. EINARSDOTTIR MJ, Kibiwott Kirui B, Li H, Olsson D, et al
    Impact of chronic oral glucocorticoid treatment on mortality in patients with COVID-19: analysis of a population-based cohort.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e080640.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  34. MA J, Tian Z, Chai P, Wan Q, et al
    Estimating the economic burden of stroke in China: a cost-of-illness study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e080634.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  35. REDER SR, Herrlich N, Grauhan NF, Othman AE, et al
    Sex-specific Impact of the first COVID-19 Lockdown on Age Structure and Case Acuity at Admission in a Patient Population in southwestern Germany: a retrospective comparative Study in Neuroradiology.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e079625.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  36. SHEN Z, Mi S, Huang C, Zhou D, et al
    Home-based mobile-guided exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation among patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (REHAB-TAVR): protocol for a randomised clinical trial.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e080042.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  37. YU C, Li H, Lei C, Wang Y, et al
    Epicardial left atrial appendage clipping versus direct oral anticoagulant to reduce stroke risk in non-paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (LAA-CLIP): rationale, design and study protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e083153.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  38. VAHLBERG BM, Eriksson S, Holmback U, Lundstrom E, et al
    Factors associated with changes in walking performance in individuals 3 months after stroke or TIA: secondary analyses from a randomised controlled trial of SMS-delivered training instructions in Sweden.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e078180.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    February 2024
  39. NGUYEN B, Marshall JL, Rana C, Atem FD, et al
    Prospective study examining the impact of cerebral angiography on quantitative pupillometer values in the interventional radiology suite.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e080779.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  40. LOTT N, Douglas JL, Magnusson M, Gani J, et al
    Should intermittent pneumatic compression devices be standard therapy for the prevention of venous thromboembolic events in major surgery? Protocol for a randomised clinical trial (IMPOSTERS).
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e078913.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  41. GHAITH AK, El-Hajj VG, Atallah E, Rios Zermeno J, et al
    Impact of the pandemic and concomitant COVID-19 on the management and outcomes of middle cerebral artery strokes: a nationwide registry-based study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e080738.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  42. BURLAKOTI A, Kumaratilake J, Taylor J, Henneberg M, et al
    Trend of cerebral aneurysms over the past two centuries: need for early screening.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e081290.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  43. BALLEGAARD ELF, Lindhard K, Lindhardt M, Peters CD, et al
    Protocol for a randomised controlled trial comparing warfarin with no oral anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation on chronic dialysis: the Danish Warfarin-Dialysis (DANWARD) trial.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e081961.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  44. SHAW L, Briscoe S, Nunns MP, Lawal HM, et al
    What is the quantity, quality and type of systematic review evidence available to inform the optimal prescribing of statins and antihypertensives? A systematic umbrella review and evidence and gap map.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e072502.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  45. MCCORMICK S, Jarvis JM, Terhorst L, Richardson A, et al
    Patient-report and caregiver-report measures of rehabilitation service use following acquired brain injury: a systematic review.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e076537.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  46. HERNANDEZ-PINILLA A, Clua-Espuny JL, Satue-Gracia EM, Palleja-Millan M, et al
    Protocol for a multicentre and prospective follow-up cohort study of early detection of atrial fibrillation, silent stroke and cognitive impairment in high-risk primary care patients: the PREFA-TE study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e080736.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  47. BELANGER A, Beaudet L, Lapointe T, Houle J, et al
    Clinical and organisational quality indicators for the optimal management of acute ischaemic stroke in the era of thrombectomy: a scoping review and expert consensus study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e073173.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  48. CARTON DE TOURNAI A, Herman E, Gathy E, Ebner-Karestinos D, et al
    Baby HABIT-ILE intervention: study protocol of a randomised controlled trial in infants aged 6-18 months with unilateral cerebral palsy.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e078383.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  49. ULEBERG B, Bonaa KH, Govatsmark RES, Olsen F, et al
    Exploring variation in timely reperfusion treatment in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in Norway: a national register-based cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e081301.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  50. WANG W, You M, Ma W, Yang Y, et al
    Effect of eye-tracking-based attention training for patients with poststroke cognitive impairment: a study protocol for a prospective, single-blinded, single-centre, randomised controlled trial in China.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e079917.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  51. SHIRAISHI Y, Ikemura N, Urashima M, Kohno T, et al
    Rationale and protocol of the LAQUA-HF trial: a factorial randomised controlled trial evaluating the effects of neurohormonal and diuretic agents on health-status reported outcomes in heart failure patients.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e076519.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  52. LEWIS J, Evison F, Doal R, Field J, et al
    How far back do we need to look to capture diagnoses in electronic health records? A retrospective observational study of hospital electronic health record data.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e080678.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  53. WEIGHTMAN M, Robinson B, Mitchell MP, Garratt E, et al
    Sleep and motor learning in stroke (SMiLES): a longitudinal study investigating sleep-dependent consolidation of motor sequence learning in the context of recovery after stroke.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e077442.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  54. WANG X, Zhang ZX, Lin BL, Jiang H, et al
    Mediation role of perceived social support between recurrence risk perception and health behaviour among patients with stroke in China: a cross-sectional study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e079812.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  55. HUANG CY, Huang MC, Liao HH, Lin CL, et al
    Effect of acupuncture on ischaemic stroke in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a nationwide propensity score-matched study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e075218.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  56. WANICHANON W, Ananchaisarp T, Buathong N, Choomalee K, et al
    Knowledge and attitude towards stroke among the population of one rural community in southern Thailand: a survey.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e080269.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  57. JU F, Yuan X, Sun H
    Left atrial appendage occlusion for patients with valvular diseases without atrial fibrillation (the OPINION Study): study protocol for a multicentre, randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e076688.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  58. LEE YJ, Taft A, Stevenson DK, Darmstadt GL, et al
    Integrating evidence and causal mapping of factors that influence medication decision-making by pregnant women at risk of hypertensive disorder: protocol for a scoping review.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e074775.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  59. ZHU F, Xu X, Jin M, Chen J, et al
    Priming transcranial direct current stimulation for improving hemiparetic upper limb in patients with subacute stroke: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e079372.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  60. KRISTJANSEN KA, Engel Krag A, Schmidt H, Holmich LR, et al
    Perioperative treatment with tranexamic acid in melanoma (PRIME): protocol for a Danish multicentre randomised controlled trial investigating the prognostic and treatment-related impact of the plasminogen-plasmin pathway.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e077012.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2024
  61. GUO C, Jiang Z, He J, Ma H, et al
    Impact of left atrial appendage thrombus location on diagnostic accuracy of cardiac CT: a single-centre case-control study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e079876.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  62. FOSCHI M, Galante A, Ornello R, Necozione S, et al
    Point-Of-Care low-field MRI in acute Stroke (POCS): protocol for a multicentric prospective open-label study evaluating diagnostic accuracy.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e075614.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  63. CHAO X, Wang J, Dong Y, Fang Y, et al
    Neuroimaging of neuropsychological disturbances following ischaemic stroke (CONNECT): a prospective cohort study protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e077799.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  64. LI D, Zhou M, Zha F, Long J, et al
    Association between N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and clinical outcomes in bedridden patients with stroke: a cross-sectional study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e077083.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  65. KIM SG, Cho JM, Han K, Joo KW, et al
    Non-indicated initiation of proton pump inhibitor and risk of adverse outcomes in patients with underlying chronic kidney disease: a nationwide, retrospective, cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e078032.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  66. GRIFFITHS J, Fox L, Williamson PR
    Quantifying the carbon footprint of clinical trials: guidance development and case studies.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e075755.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  67. INAGUMA D, Tatematsu Y, Okamoto N, Ogata S, et al
    Multicentre, open-label, randomised, controlled trial to compare early intervention with calcimimetics and conventional therapy in preventing coronary artery calcification in patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism (UPCOMING): a study protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e076962.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  68. BRAY EP, Georgiou RF, Hives L, Iqbal N, et al
    Non-pharmacological interventions for the reduction and maintenance of blood pressure in people with prehypertension: a systematic review protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e078189.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  69. NAKAO YM, Nadarajah R, Shuweihdi F, Nakao K, et al
    Predicting incident heart failure from population-based nationwide electronic health records: protocol for a model development and validation study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e073455.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  70. BRODERICK M, Burridge J, Demain S, Johnson L, et al
    Multicentre pilot randomised control trial of a self-directed exergaming intervention for poststroke upper limb rehabilitation: research protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e077121.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  71. KILBRIDE C, Butcher T, Warland A, Ryan J, et al
    Rehabilitation via HOMe-Based gaming exercise for the Upper limb post Stroke (RHOMBUS): a qualitative analysis of participants' experience.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e075821.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  72. GLARGAARD S, Thomsen JH, Logstrup BB, Schou M, et al
    Thoracentesis to alleviate pleural effusion in acute heart failure: study protocol for the multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled TAP-IT trial.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e078155.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  73. YUAN J, Yang L, Li M, Bai J, et al
    Protocol of the development of a core outcome set for stroke in multidimensional value assessment of traditional Chinese medicine.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e079492.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  74. LEITNER MA, Hubert GJ, Paternoster L, Leitner MI, et al
    Clinical outcome of rural in-hospital-stroke patients after interhospital transfer for endovascular therapy within a telemedical stroke network in Germany: a registry-based observational study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e071975.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  75. DENG YM, Sun JJ, Gu HQ, Yang KX, et al
    Predictors of dysphagia screening and pneumonia among patients with intracerebral haemorrhage in China: a cross-sectional hospital-based retrospective study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e073977.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  76. CARR E, Whiston A, O'Reilly S, O Donoghue M, et al
    Sequential multiple assignment randomised trial to develop an adaptive mobile health intervention to increase physical activity in people poststroke in the community setting in Ireland: TAPAS trial protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e072811.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  77. ETMINANI F, Sandgren E, Holm J, Magnusson P, et al
    Randomised, siteless study to compare systematic atrial fibrillation screening using enrichment by a risk prediction model with standard care in a Swedish population aged >/= 65 years: CONSIDERING-AF study design.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e080639.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  78. LOK CE, Hemmelgarn BR, Moist LM, Polkinghorne K, et al
    Protection against Incidences of Serious Cardiovascular Events Study with daily fish oil supplementation in dialysis patients (PISCES): protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e072239.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  79. LESAINE E, Francis F, Domecq S, Miganeh-Hadi S, et al
    Social and clinical vulnerability in stroke and STEMI management during the COVID-19 pandemic: a registry-based study.
    BMJ Open. 2024;14:e073933.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    December 2023
  80. MASSEY D, Sawano M, Baker AD, Guthe DB, et al
    Characterisation of internal tremors and vibration symptoms.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e077389.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  81. ZHANG Y, Jin Q, Ji C, Yuan P, et al
    Innovative Telerehabilitation Enhanced Care Programme (ITECP) in young and middle-aged patients with haemorrhagic stroke to improve exercise adherence: protocol of a multicentre randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e072268.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  82. HAGBERG G, Ihle-Hansen H, Abzhandadze T, Reinholdsson M, et al
    Prognostic value of acute National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale Items on disability: a registry study of first-ever stroke in the western part of Sweden.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e080007.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  83. KRISHNAMURTHY SN, Pocock S, Kaul P, Owen R, et al
    Comparing the long-term outcomes in chronic coronary syndrome patients with prior ST-segment and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: findings from the TIGRIS registry.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e070237.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  84. LLOYD KE, Hall LH, Ziegler L, Foy R, et al
    Acceptability of aspirin for cancer preventive therapy: a survey and qualitative study exploring the views of the UK general population.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e078703.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  85. ESTIASARI R, Tiksnadi A, Tunjungsari D, Maharani K, et al
    Effectiveness of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) as adjunctive treatment for chronic headache in adults with clinically stable systemic lupus erythematosus (SHADE): a randomised double-blind multiarm sham controlled clinical trial.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e076713.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  86. PARK MJ, Hwang J, Ahn J, Park SJ, et al
    Ischaemic stroke in patients with diabetes requiring urgent procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Korea: a retrospective, nationwide, population-based cohort study using data from the National Emergency Department Information System.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e074381.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  87. OU M, Zhu L, Chen H, Wang G, et al
    Perioperative change trajectories and predictors of swallowing function and swallowing-related quality of life in patients with oral cancer: a longitudinal observational study.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e075401.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  88. LI G, Sun Y, Liu T, Yang P, et al
    Predictive factors of poor outcome and mortality among anterior ischaemic stroke patients despite successful recanalisation in China: a secondary analysis of the CAPTURE trial.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e078917.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  89. DAI W, Yang X, Liu C, Ding H, et al
    Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over the contralesional dorsal premotor cortex on upper limb function in severe ischaemic stroke: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e074037.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  90. NADARAJAH R, Wu J, Arbel R, Haim M, et al
    Risk of atrial fibrillation and association with other diseases: protocol of the derivation and international external validation of a prediction model using nationwide population-based electronic health records.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e075196.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  91. LIU S, Zhang K, Li X, Li C, et al
    Effects of the different intensities of task-oriented training on the upper extremity motor function and self-care ability of stroke survivors: study protocol for a multiarm parallel-group randomised controlled trial in a tertiary hospital in China.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e074106.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  92. PATOMELLA AH, Guidetti S, Hagstromer M, Olsson CB, et al
    Make My Day: primary prevention of stroke using engaging everyday activities as a mediator of sustainable health - a randomised controlled trial and process evaluation protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e072037.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  93. ADHIKARI S, Mukhyopadhyay A, Kolzoff S, Li X, et al
    Cohort profile: a large EHR-based cohort with linked pharmacy refill and neighbourhood social determinants of health data to assess heart failure medication adherence.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e076812.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    November 2023
  94. MORGAN CL, Durand A, McCormack T, Hughes E, et al
    Risk of major adverse cardiovascular events associated with elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in a population with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease with and without type 2 diabetes: a UK database analysis using the Clinical Practice R
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e064541.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  95. SUN Y, Luo J, Gong H, Xu R, et al
    Comparison of drug-coated balloon angioplasty versus standard medical therapy on recurrent stroke and mortality rates among patients with symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2023;13:e078040.
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