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    April 2021
  1. RYOU IS, Chang J, Son JS, Ko A, et al
    Association between CVDs and initiation and adherence to statin treatment in patients with newly diagnosed hypercholesterolaemia: a retrospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e045375.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  2. LI H, Ye SS, Wu YL, Huang SM, et al
    Predicting mortality in acute ischaemic stroke treated with mechanical thrombectomy: analysis of a multicentre prospective registry.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043415.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  3. DWYER M, Francis K, Peterson GM, Ford K, et al
    Regional differences in the care and outcomes of acute stroke patients in Australia: an observational study using evidence from the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry (AuSCR).
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e040418.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    March 2021
  4. HADWEN J, Kim W, Dewar B, Ramsay T, et al
    Association between insulin resistance and post-ischaemic stroke outcome in patients without diabetes: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e044771.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  5. WILLERS C, Westerlind E, Borgstrom F, von Euler M, et al
    Health insurance utilisation after ischaemic stroke in Sweden: a retrospective cohort study in a system of universal healthcare and social insurance.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043826.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  6. LI FE, Zhang FL, Zhang P, Liu D, et al
    Sex-based differences in and risk factors for metabolic syndrome in adults aged 40 years and above in Northeast China: Results from the cross-sectional China national stroke screening survey.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e038671.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  7. KEARNS T, Diaz A, Whop LJ, Moore SP, et al
    Investigating inequities in cardiovascular care and outcomes for Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: protocol for a hospital-based retrospective cohort data linkage project.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043304.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  8. RIOU-COMTE N, Zhu F, Cherifi A, Richard S, et al
    Direct transfer to angiosuite for patients with severe acute stroke treated with thrombectomy: the multicentre randomised controlled DIRECT ANGIO trial protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e040522.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  9. KUNDETI SR, Vaidyanathan MK, Shivashankar B, Gorthi SP, et al
    Systematic review protocol to assess artificial intelligence diagnostic accuracy performance in detecting acute ischaemic stroke and large-vessel occlusions on CT and MR medical imaging.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043665.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  10. LI T, Li G, Guo X, Li Z, et al
    Predictive value of echocardiographic left atrial size for incident stoke and stroke cause mortality: a population-based study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043595.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    February 2021
  11. VERBERNE DPJ, van Mastrigt GAPG, Ponds RWHM, van Heugten CM, et al
    Economic evaluation of nurse-led stroke aftercare addressing long-term psychosocial outcome: a comparison to care-as-usual.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e039201.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  12. LI P, Chen J, Ke Z, Han J, et al
    Comparison of antiangina therapies in patients with coronary heart disease in China: study protocol for a multicentre, retrospective, hospital system-based study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e036954.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2021
  13. LUAN S, Yang Y, Huang Y, McDowell M, et al
    Public knowledge of stroke and heart attack symptoms in China: a cross-sectional survey.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043220.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  14. JIMENEZ-RUIZ A, Fridman S, Sposato LA
    Study protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of comorbidities and stroke characteristics associated with troponin elevation after acute stroke.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043613.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  15. CLARKE D, Gombert-Waldron K, Honey S, Cloud G, et al
    Co-designing organisational improvements and interventions to increase inpatient activity in four stroke units in England: a mixed-methods process evaluation using normalisation process theory.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e042723.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  16. BERRIGAN P, Hodge J, Kirton A, Moretti ME, et al
    Protocol for a cost-utility analysis of neurostimulation and intensive camp-based therapy for children with perinatal stroke and hemiparesis based on a multicentre clinical trial.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e041444.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  17. TSOU C, Robinson S, Boyd J, Kamath S, et al
    Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of TeleStroke consultations to support the care of patients who had a stroke presenting to regional emergency departments in Western Australia: an economic evaluation case study protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043836.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  18. LIM BL, Lee WF, Ng WM, Tay WL, et al
    Benefits and safety of transdermal glyceryl trinitrate in acute stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials (protocol).
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043591.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    December 2020
  19. KEFALE B, Ewunetei A, Molla M, Tegegne GT, et al
    Clinical pattern and predictors of stroke treatment outcome among hospitalised patients who had a stroke at Felege Hiwot comprehensive specialised hospital, northwest Ethiopia: a retrospective cross-sectional study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e040238.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  20. ERKELENS DC, Zwart DL, van der Meer GH, Wouters LT, et al
    Is the time of calling helpful for differentiating transient ischaemic attack and stroke from mimics in primary care out-of-hours services? A cross-sectional study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e041408.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  21. HENZE L, Walter U, Murua Escobar H, Junghanss C, et al
    Towards biomarkers for outcomes after pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and ischaemic stroke, with focus on (co)-morbidity and ageing/cellular senescence (SASKit): protocol for a prospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e039560.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  22. OGUNLADE AO, Williams SK, Joseph J, Onakomaiya DO, et al
    Prevalence and correlates of depression among black and Latino stroke survivors with uncontrolled hypertension: a cross-sectional study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e040461.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  23. CHANG FH, Chiu V, Ni P, Lin YN, et al
    Enhancing community participation for stroke survivors with cognitive impairment: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial in Taiwan.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e040241.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  24. LAM AS, Yan BP, Lee VW
    Trends of prescribing adherence of antiplatelet agents in Hong Kong patients with acute coronary syndrome: a 10-year retrospective observational cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e042229.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    November 2020
  25. MEAD G, Dennis M
    Feasibility of reporting results of large randomised controlled trials to participants: experience from the Fluoxetine Or Control Under Supervision (FOCUS) trial.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e040492.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  26. BAI X, Zhang X, Li L, Wang T, et al
    Endovascular treatment versus standard medical treatment for acute basilar artery occlusion: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e040415.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  27. ALME KN, Knapskog AB, Naess H, Naik M, et al
    Is long-bout sedentary behaviour associated with long-term glucose levels 3 months after acute ischaemic stroke? A prospective observational cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e037475.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  28. LIU R, Liu X, Yang P, Du X, et al
    Influenza-associated cardiovascular mortality in older adults in Beijing, China: a population-based time-series study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e042487.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  29. BESSA NPOS, Lima Filho BF, Medeiros CSP, Ribeiro TS, et al
    Effects of exergames training on postural balance in patients who had a chronic stroke: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e038593.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  30. KABUTOYA T, Imai Y, Ishikawa S, Kario K, et al
    Association between P wave polarity in atrial premature complexes and cardiovascular events in a community-dwelling population.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e033553.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    October 2020
  31. VAN NIEKERK SM, Inglis-Jassiem G, Kamalakannan S, Fernandes S, et al
    Achieving universal health coverage for people with stroke in South Africa: protocol for a scoping review.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e041221.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  32. YANG Y, Man X, Nicholas S, Li S, et al
    Utilisation of health services among urban patients who had an ischaemic stroke with different health insurance - a cross-sectional study in China.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e040437.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  33. BALABANSKI AH, Goldsmith K, Giarola B, Buxton D, et al
    Stroke incidence and subtypes in Aboriginal people in remote Australia: a healthcare network population-based study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e039533.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    September 2020
  34. ZHOU M, Chan EW, Hai JJ, Wong CK, et al
    Protocol, rationale and design of DAbigatran for Stroke PreVention In Atrial Fibrillation in MoDerate or Severe Mitral Stenosis (DAVID-MS): a randomised, open-label study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e038194.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  35. WANG J, Chen Y, Zhang Y, Li M, et al
    Rehabilitation nursing for motor functional recovery of acute ischaemic stroke: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e037391.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  36. MAGNUSSON P, Lyren A, Mattsson G
    Diagnostic yield of chest and thumb ECG after cryptogenic stroke, Transient ECG Assessment in Stroke Evaluation (TEASE): an observational trial.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e037573.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  37. BERNARDO-CASTRO S, Donato H, Ferreira L, Sargento-Freitas J, et al
    Permeability of the blood-brain barrier through the phases of ischaemic stroke and relation with clinical outcome: protocol for a systematic review.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e039280.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  38. NI W, Kunz W, Goyal M, Ng YL, et al
    Lifetime quality of life and cost consequences of delays in endovascular treatment for acute ischaemic stroke: a cost-effectiveness analysis from a Singapore healthcare perspective.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e036517.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  39. GU T, Chu Q, Yu Z, Fa B, et al
    History of coronary heart disease increased the mortality rate of patients with COVID-19: a nested case-control study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e038976.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  40. WANG YX, Wei WB, Xu L, Jonas JB, et al
    Prevalence, risk factors and associated ocular diseases of cerebral stroke: the population-based Beijing Eye Study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e024646.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  41. SUNDBOLL J, Szepligeti SK, Adelborg K, Szentkuti P, et al
    Constipation and risk of cardiovascular diseases: a Danish population-based matched cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e037080.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    August 2020
  42. CHU G, Seelig J, Trinks-Roerdink EM, van Alem AP, et al
    Design and rationale of DUTCH-AF: a prospective nationwide registry programme and observational study on long-term oral antithrombotic treatment in patients with atrial fibrillation.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e036220.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  43. KUROGI A, Nishimura A, Nishimura K, Kada A, et al
    Temporal trends and geographical disparities in comprehensive stroke centre capabilities in Japan from 2010 to 2018.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e033055.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  44. SONG TJ, Kim J, Han SW, Kim YD, et al
    Clopidogrel preventive effect based on cytochrome P450 2C19 genotype in ischaemic stroke: protocol for multicentre observational study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e038031.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  45. MASSICOTTE S, Lun R, Yogendrakumar V, Dewar B, et al
    Natural history of recovery after intracerebral haemorrhage: a scoping review protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e039460.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    July 2020
  46. LIANG F, Zhao Y, Yan X, Wu Y, et al
    Choice of ANaesthesia for EndoVAScular treatment of acute ischaemic stroke at posterior circulation (CANVAS II): protocol for an exploratory randomised controlled study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e036358.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  47. CHEN HY, Huang WC, Lin CL, Kao CH, et al
    Association between topical beta-blockers and risks of cardiovascular and respiratory disease in patients with glaucoma: a retrospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e034361.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  48. MCCABE JJ, Giannotti N, McNulty J, Collins S, et al
    Cohort profile: BIOVASC-late, a prospective multicentred study of imaging and blood biomarkers of carotid plaque inflammation and risk of late vascular recurrence after non-severe stroke in Ireland.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e038607.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  49. NAGATA Y, Yamagami T, Nutbeam D, Freedman B, et al
    Incremental yield of ECG screening repeated annually over 4 years in an adult Japanese population without prior atrial fibrillation: a retrospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e035650.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  50. WANG X, Zhao Y, Ji X, Sang S, et al
    Kongcun Town Asymptomatic Intracranial Artery Stenosis study in Shandong, China: cohort profile.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e036454.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2020
  51. YAO T, Zhan Y, Shen J, Xu L, et al
    Association between fasting blood glucose and outcomes and mortality in acute ischaemic stroke patients with diabetes mellitus: a retrospective observational study in Wuhan, China.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e037291.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  52. MURAO S, Nakata H, Yamakawa K
    Safety of tranexamic acid in thrombotic adverse events and seizure in patients with haemorrhage: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e036020.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  53. WU NC, Chen ZC, Feng IJ, Ho CH, et al
    Severe varicose veins and the risk of mortality: a nationwide population-based cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e034245.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  54. ROWE FJ, Hepworth L, Howard C, Bruce A, et al
    Vision Screening Assessment (VISA) tool: diagnostic accuracy validation of a novel screening tool in detecting visual impairment among stroke survivors.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e033639.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  55. BELANI P, Kihira S, Pacheco F, Pawha P, et al
    Addition of arterial spin-labelled MR perfusion to conventional brain MRI: clinical experience in a retrospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e036785.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2020
  56. ESCUDERO-MARTINEZ I, Mazya M, Teutsch C, Lesko N, et al
    Dabigatran initiation in patients with non-valvular AF and first acute ischaemic stroke: a retrospective observational study from the SITS registry.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e037234.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    April 2020
  57. GUNGABISSOON U, Perera G, Galwey NW, Stewart R, et al
    The association between dementia severity and hospitalisation profile in a newly assessed clinical cohort: the South London and Maudsley case register.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e035779.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  58. HOLLIDAY E, Lillicrap T, Kleinig T, Choi PMC, et al
    Developing a multivariable prediction model for functional outcome after reperfusion therapy for acute ischaemic stroke: study protocol for the Targeting Optimal Thrombolysis Outcomes (TOTO) multicentre cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e038180.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  59. ADELBORG K, Szentkuti P, Henriksen JE, Thomsen RW, et al
    Cohort profile: the Funen Diabetes Database-a population-based cohort of patients with diabetes in Denmark.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e035492.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    March 2020
  60. INGRID L, von Euler M, Sunnerhagen KS
    Association of prestroke medicine use and health outcomes after ischaemic stroke in Sweden: a registry-based cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e036159.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  61. HINWOOD M, Ilicic M, Gyawali P, Kluge MG, et al
    Exploration of stress management interventions to address psychological stress in stroke survivors: a protocol for a scoping review.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e035592.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  62. JIANG B, Sun D, Sun H, Ru X, et al
    Annual rates of and factors influencing inpatient and outpatient transient ischaemic attacks in Chinese population: a nationally representative cross-sectional survey.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e033786.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  63. O'BRYAN LJ, Redfern OC, Bedford J, Petrinic T, et al
    Managing new-onset atrial fibrillation in critically ill patients: a systematic narrative review.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e034774.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  64. FUSARI G, Gibbs E, Hoskin L, Dickens D, et al
    Protocol for a feasibility study of OnTrack: a digital system for upper limb rehabilitation after stroke.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e034936.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  65. ZHAO B, Zeng L, Zhao J, Wu Q, et al
    Association of magnesium intake with type 2 diabetes and total stroke: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e032240.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  66. LALU MM, Foster M, Presseau J, Dowlatshahi D, et al
    What are potential barriers and enablers to patient and physician participation in Canadian cell therapy trials for stroke? A stakeholder interview study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e034354.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  67. GUO Y, Xie X, Lei L, Zhou H, et al
    Short-term associations between ambient air pollution and stroke hospitalisations: time-series study in Shenzhen, China.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e032974.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  68. KYLE J, Skleparis D, Mair FS, Gallacher KI, et al
    What helps and hinders the provision of healthcare that minimises treatment burden and maximises patient capacity? A qualitative study of stroke health professional perspectives.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e034113.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    February 2020
  69. WANG M, Wu T, Yu C, Gao W, et al
    Association between blood pressure levels and cardiovascular deaths: a 20-year follow-up study in rural China.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e035190.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  70. ADAMS CE, Montgomery AA, Aburrow T, Bloomfield S, et al
    Adding evidence of the effects of treatments into relevant Wikipedia pages: a randomised trial.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e033655.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2020
  71. LAHR MMH, van der Zee DJ, Luijckx GJ, Buskens E, et al
    Optimising acute stroke care organisation: a simulation study to assess the potential to increase intravenous thrombolysis rates and patient gains.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e032780.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  72. YANG S, Yu C, Guo Y, Bian Z, et al
    Bowel movement frequency and risks of major vascular and non-vascular diseases: a population-based cohort study among Chinese adults.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e031028.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  73. LAHR MMH, Maas WJ, van der Zee DJ, Uyttenboogaart M, et al
    Rationale and design for studying organisation of care for intra-arterial thrombectomy in the Netherlands: simulation modelling study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e032754.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  74. CUI Q, Wang D, Zeng M, Dong J, et al
    Association of postoperative covert stroke and cognitive dysfunction among elderly patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery: protocol for a prospective cohort study (PRECISION study).
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e034657.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    December 2019
  75. HENSEL L, Grefkes C, Tscherpel C, Ringmaier C, et al
    Intermittent theta burst stimulation applied during early rehabilitation after stroke: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e034088.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  76. ZHANG J, Zhu P, Liu B, Yao Q, et al
    Time to recurrence after first-ever ischaemic stroke within 3 years and its risk factors in Chinese population: a prospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e032087.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  77. RIVERA-CARAVACA JM, Marin F, Esteve-Pastor MA, Galvez J, et al
    Murcia atrial fibrillation project II: protocol for a prospective observational study in patients with atrial fibrillation.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e033712.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  78. HASNAIN MG, Paul CL, Attia JR, Ryan A, et al
    Door-to-needle time for thrombolysis: a secondary analysis of the TIPS cluster randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e032482.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  79. YANG J, Sun T, Yuan Y, Li X, et al
    Evaluation of titanium mesh cranioplasty and polyetheretherketone cranioplasty: protocol for a multicentre, assessor-blinded, randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e033997.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    November 2019
  80. MATSUMOTO S, Shimodozono M, Noma T
    Rationale and design of the theRapeutic effects of peroneal nerve functionAl electrical stimuLation for Lower extremitY in patients with convalescent poststroke hemiplegia (RALLY) study: study protocol for a randomised controlled study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e026214.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  81. EKKER M, Jacob M, van Dongen M, Aarnio K, et al
    Global Outcome Assessment Life-long after stroke in young adults initiative-the GOAL initiative: study protocol and rationale of a multicentre retrospective individual patient data meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e031144.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  82. DALGAARD F, Pieper K, Verheugt F, Camm AJ, et al
    GARFIELD-AF model for prediction of stroke and major bleeding in atrial fibrillation: a Danish nationwide validation study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e033283.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  83. YU AYX, Fang J, Porter J, Austin PC, et al
    Hospital-based cohort study to determine the association between home-time and disability after stroke by age, sex, stroke type and study year in Canada.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e031379.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  84. MELNYCHUK M, Morris S, Black G, Ramsay AIG, et al
    Variation in quality of acute stroke care by day and time of admission: prospective cohort study of weekday and weekend centralised hyperacute stroke unit care and non-centralised services.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e025366.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    October 2019
  85. CHOU CW, Kung PT, Chou WY, Tsai WC, et al
    Pay-for-performance programmes reduce stroke risks in patients with type 2 diabetes: a national cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e026626.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  86. MINNEMA AJ, Mehta A, Boling WW, Schwab J, et al
    SCING-Spinal Cord Injury Neuroprotection with Glyburide: a pilot, open-label, multicentre, prospective evaluation of oral glyburide in patients with acute traumatic spinal cord injury in the USA.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e031329.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    September 2019
  87. ALLEN M, Pearn K, Monks T, Bray BD, et al
    Can clinical audits be enhanced by pathway simulation and machine learning? An example from the acute stroke pathway.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e028296.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  88. CHABANNE R, Fernandez-Canal C, Degos V, Lukaszewicz AC, et al
    Sedation versus general anaesthesia in endovascular therapy for anterior circulation acute ischaemic stroke: the multicentre randomised controlled AMETIS trial study protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e027561.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  89. ASTUDILLO C, Ankrom C, Trevino A, Malazarte RM, et al
    Rationale and design of a statewide telestroke registry: Lone Star Stroke Consortium Telestroke Registry (LeSteR).
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e026496.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    August 2019
  90. QIU R, Hu J, Huang Y, Han S, et al
    Outcome reporting from clinical trials of non-valvular atrial fibrillation treated with traditional Chinese medicine or Western medicine: a systematic review.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e028803.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  91. MENSING LA, Kappelle J, Buijs JE, Luijckx GJ, et al
    The Dutch Parelsnoer Institute Cerebrovascular Disease Initiative: a retrospective study of the effects of integrating clinical care and research on costs and quality of care in patients with ischaemic stroke.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e028290.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  92. CHOI H, Nam HS, Han E
    Body mass index and clinical outcomes in patients after ischaemic stroke in South Korea: a retrospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e028880.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  93. MARTIN GP, Kwok CS, Van Spall HGC, Volgman AS, et al
    Readmission and processes of care across weekend and weekday hospitalisation for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure or stroke: an observational study of the National Readmission Database.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e029667.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    July 2019
  94. SAJEEV JK, Koshy AN, Dewey H, Kalman JM, et al
    Association between excessive premature atrial complexes and cryptogenic stroke: results of a case-control study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e029164.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  95. WILSON D, Ambler G, Shakeshaft C, Banerjee G, et al
    Potential missed opportunities to prevent ischaemic stroke: prospective multicentre cohort study of atrial fibrillation-associated ischaemic stroke and TIA.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e028387.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  96. MOULLAALI TJ, Wang X, Woodhouse LJ, Law ZK, et al
    Lowering blood pressure after acute intracerebral haemorrhage: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis using individual patient data from randomised controlled trials participating in the Blood Pressure in Acute Stroke Collaboration (BASC).
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e030121.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  97. VENEMA E, Duvekot MHC, Lingsma HF, Rozeman AD, et al
    Prehospital triage of patients with suspected stroke symptoms (PRESTO): protocol of a prospective observational study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e028810.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  98. MALKI N, Hagg S, Tiikkaja S, Koupil I, et al
    Short-term and long-term case-fatality rates for myocardial infarction and ischaemic stroke by socioeconomic position and sex: a population-based cohort study in Sweden, 1990-1994 and 2005-2009.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e026192.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  99. LIAO HW, Saver J, Yeh HC, Chen CS, et al
    Low fasting glucose and future risks of major adverse outcomes in people without baseline diabetes or cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e026010.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    June 2019
  100. CHEN H, Shi L, Wang N, Han Y, et al
    Analysis on geographic variations in hospital deaths and endovascular therapy in ischaemic stroke patients: an observational cross-sectional study in China.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e029079.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    May 2019
  101. GAO L, Sheppard L, Wu O, Churilov L, et al
    Economic evaluation of a phase III international randomised controlled trial of very early mobilisation after stroke (AVERT).
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