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1 Atherosclerosis
1 BMC Neurol
1 BMJ Open
2 Cerebrovasc Dis
2 Eur Heart J
1 Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg
2 Int J Cardiol
3 J Neuroeng Rehabil
2 J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis
2 JAMA Neurol
3 N Engl J Med
17 Neurology
8 PLoS One
2 Stroke
3 World Neurosurg

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  1. WETTERSTEN N, Mital R, Cushman M, Howard G, et al
    Growth hormone concentration and risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Disparities in Stroke (REGARDS) study.
    Atherosclerosis. 2022;359:20-26.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Neurol

  2. QIU T, Dai X, Xu X, Zhang G, et al
    A prospective study on the application of HINTS in distinguishing the localization of acute vestibular syndrome.
    BMC Neurol. 2022;22:378.
    PubMed         Abstract available


    Atrial fibrillation: Most UK media "promote screening" despite lack of evidence, study finds.
    BMJ. 2022;379:o2449.

    BMJ Open

  4. LI ZD, Qiu HJ, Wang XQ, Zhang CC, et al
    Transcutaneous auricular vagus nerve stimulation in poststroke cognitive impairment: protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2022;12:e063803.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Cerebrovasc Dis

  5. KOYANAGI M, Hatano T, Uchida K, Ogura T, et al
    Safety of Apixaban Monotherapy for Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation-Related Acute Stroke with Intra-/Extracranial Artery Stenosis.
    Cerebrovasc Dis. 2022 Oct 12:1-11. doi: 10.1159/000526896.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. HUANG J, Wang M, Li F, Kong W, et al
    Clinical Predictors for Early Mortality of Patients with Acute Basilar Artery Occlusion.
    Cerebrovasc Dis. 2022 Oct 11:1-8. doi: 10.1159/000526124.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Heart J

  7. ZHOU WX, Tang H, Wei X
    Identifies culprit of cerebral infarction: contrast echocardiography of right heart through uncommon route.
    Eur Heart J. 2022;43:3813.

  8. MCINTYRE WF, Linz D
    Atrial fibrillation and stroke: who is low risk and what are we going to do about it?
    Eur Heart J. 2022 Mar 10. pii: 6546014. doi: 10.1093.

    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg

  9. IISA L, Linda W, Iisa L, Mikael KJ, et al
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2022 Oct 6. pii: S1078-5884(22)00604.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Int J Cardiol

  10. CHEN M, Sun J, Wang QS, Zhang PP, et al
    Long-term outcome of combined catheter ablation and left atrial appendage closure in atrial fibrillation patients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2022 Aug 8. pii: S0167-5273(22)01174.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. BRUNS F, Dobrev D, Fender AC
    Persisting stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation despite proper anticoagulation - Unmet clinical needs.
    Int J Cardiol. 2022 Aug 6. pii: S0167-5273(22)01186.

    J Neuroeng Rehabil

  12. HEINRICH C, Morkisch N, Langlotz T, Regenbrecht H, et al
    Feasibility and psychophysical effects of immersive virtual reality-based mirror therapy.
    J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2022;19:107.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. LORA-MILLAN JS, Sanchez-Cuesta FJ, Romero JP, Moreno JC, et al
    A unilateral robotic knee exoskeleton to assess the role of natural gait assistance in hemiparetic patients.
    J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2022;19:109.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. KAWAMURA K, Etoh S, Noma T, Hayashi R, et al
    Quantitative measurement of resistance force and subsequent attenuation during passive isokinetic extension of the wrist in patients with mild to moderate spasticity after stroke.
    J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2022;19:110.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis

  15. TIAINEN M, Martinez-Majander N, Virtanen P, Raty S, et al
    Clinical frailty and outcome after mechanical thrombectomy for stroke in patients aged >/= 80 years.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2022;31:106816.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. YAN Y, Hao R, Zhao X, Xia X, et al
    Relationship between CYP2C19*2, *3 gene polymorphism and the recurrence in ischemic stroke patients treated with clopidogrel in China: A meta-analysis.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2022;31:106798.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    JAMA Neurol

  17. UCHIDA K, Shindo S, Yoshimura S, Toyoda K, et al
    Association Between Alberta Stroke Program Early Computed Tomography Score and Efficacy and Safety Outcomes With Endovascular Therapy in Patients With Stroke From Large-Vessel Occlusion: A Secondary Analysis of the Recovery by Endovascular Salvage for
    JAMA Neurol. 2022 Oct 10. pii: 2796816. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2022.3285.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. MAS JL, Saver JL, Kasner SE, Nelson J, et al
    Association of Atrial Septal Aneurysm and Shunt Size With Stroke Recurrence and Benefit From Patent Foramen Ovale Closure.
    JAMA Neurol. 2022 Oct 10. pii: 2796820. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2022.3248.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    N Engl J Med

  19. CARROLL JD, Saver JL
    Does Capturing Debris during TAVR Prevent Strokes?
    N Engl J Med. 2022;387:1318-1319.

  20. JOVIN TG, Li C, Wu L, Wu C, et al
    Trial of Thrombectomy 6 to 24 Hours after Stroke Due to Basilar-Artery Occlusion.
    N Engl J Med. 2022;387:1373-1384.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. TAO C, Nogueira RG, Zhu Y, Sun J, et al
    Trial of Endovascular Treatment of Acute Basilar-Artery Occlusion.
    N Engl J Med. 2022;387:1361-1372.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  22. SONG X, Li S, Du H, Hu Q, et al
    Association of Plaque Morphology With Stroke Mechanism in Patients With Symptomatic Posterior Circulation ICAD.
    Neurology. 2022 Oct 11. pii: WNL.0000000000201299.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. SMYTH A, O'Donnell M, Rangarajan S, Hankey GJ, et al
    Alcohol Intake as a Risk Factor for Acute Stroke: The INTERSTROKE Study.
    Neurology. 2022 Oct 11. pii: WNL.0000000000201388.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. RODRIGUEZ-MARTIN S, Barreira-Hernandez D, Gil M, Garcia-Lledo A, et al
    Influenza Vaccination and Risk of Ischemic Stroke: A Population-Based Case-Control Study.
    Neurology. 2022 Sep 7. pii: WNL.0000000000201123.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. YANG D, Elkind MSV
    Influenza Vaccination and Ischemic Stroke Prevention: Two for the Price of One.
    Neurology. 2022 Sep 7. pii: WNL.0000000000201265.

  26. JAWOREK T, Xu H, Gaynor BJ, Cole JW, et al
    Contribution of Common Genetic Variants to Risk of Early Onset Ischemic Stroke.
    Neurology. 2022 Aug 31. pii: WNL.0000000000201006.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. ALGRA AM, Greving JP, de Winkel J, Kurtelius A, et al
    Development of the SAFETEA Scores for Predicting Risks of Complications of Preventive Endovascular or Microneurosurgical Intracranial Aneurysm Occlusion.
    Neurology. 2022 Sep 2. pii: WNL.0000000000200978.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. SCOTT IM, Manoczki C, Swain AH, Ranjan A, et al
    Pre-Hospital Telestroke vs Paramedic Scores to Accurately Identify Stroke Reperfusion Candidates: A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial.
    Neurology. 2022 Aug 31. pii: WNL.0000000000201104.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. GARCIA-ESPERON C, Majersik JJ
    Taking the Eyes of the Stroke Neurologist to the Ambulance: The Kiwi Experience.
    Neurology. 2022 Aug 31. pii: WNL.0000000000201286.

  30. BONKHOFF AK, Hong S, Bretzner M, Schirmer MD, et al
    Association of Stroke Lesion Pattern and White Matter Hyperintensity Burden With Stroke Severity and Outcome.
    Neurology. 2022 Jul 8. pii: WNL.0000000000200926.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. KUANG SY, Li Y, Yang SL, Han X, et al
    Child Neurology: Aicardi-Goutieres Syndrome Presenting as Recurrent Ischemic Stroke.
    Neurology. 2022 Jul 8. pii: WNL.0000000000200952.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. GARCIA-ESPERON C, Bivard A, Johns H, Chen C, et al
    Association of Endovascular Thrombectomy With Functional Outcome in Patients With Acute Stroke With a Large Ischemic Core.
    Neurology. 2022 Jul 8. pii: WNL.0000000000200908.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. PHAN TG, Bushnell CD, Ma HH
    Geography and Time CONCEPTION in Pregnancy-Associated Stroke.
    Neurology. 2022 Aug 29. pii: WNL.0000000000201284.

  34. STOILOUDIS P, Parissis D, Afrantou T, Grigoriadis N, et al
    Reader Response: Stroke Among SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Recipients in Mexico: A Nationwide Descriptive Study.
    Neurology. 2022;99:673-674.

  35. GARCIA-GRIMSHAW M, Valdes-Ferrer SI, Arauz A
    Author Response: Stroke Among SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Recipients in Mexico: A Nationwide Descriptive Study.
    Neurology. 2022;99:674.

  36. GARCIA-GRIMSHAW M, Valdes-Ferrer SI, Arauz A
    Author Response: Stroke Among SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Recipients in Mexico: A Nationwide Descriptive Study.
    Neurology. 2022;99:673.

  37. LEWIS A, Galetta S
    Editors' Note: Stroke Among SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Recipients in Mexico: A Nationwide Descriptive Study.
    Neurology. 2022;99:672.

    Reader Response: Stroke Among SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Recipients in Mexico: A Nationwide Descriptive Study.
    Neurology. 2022;99:672.

    PLoS One

  39. CHOI SH, Kim M, Kim H, Kim DH, et al
    Cardiovascular and renal protective effects of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants and warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0275103.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. RUAN L, Yang Y, Ren G, Li W, et al
    Scoop thrombectomy: A declotting technique for the treatment of thrombosed autologous arteriovenous fistula. A single-center retrospective study.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0276067.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. RABELO NN, Telles JPM, Pipek LZ, Farias Vidigal Nascimento R, et al
    Homocysteine is associated with higher risks of ischemic stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0276087.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. LEE SH, Kim SW, Kim JM, Son WC, et al
    In vivo evaluation of histopathologic findings of vascular damage after mechanical thrombectomy with the Tromba device in a canine model of cerebral infarction.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0276108.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. RIEDMANN J, Solonavalona AF, Rakotozafy AR, Ralamboson S, et al
    Proportion of stroke types in Madagascar: A tertiary-level hospital-based case series.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0276199.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. CHEN HI, Fu SY, Liu TW, Hsieh YW, et al
    Changes in cognitive-motor interference during rehabilitation of cane walking in patients with subacute stroke: A pilot study.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0274425.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. SINGH H, Nguyen T, Hahn-Goldberg S, Lewis-Fung S, et al
    A qualitative study exploring the experiences of individuals living with stroke and their caregivers with community-based poststroke services: A critical need for action.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0275673.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. RIERA-LOPEZ N, Gaetano-Gil A, Martinez-Gomez J, Rodriguez-Rodil N, et al
    The COVID-19 pandemic effect on the prehospital Madrid stroke code metrics and diagnostic accuracy.
    PLoS One. 2022;17:e0275831.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  47. LEIFHEIT EC, Wang Y, Goldstein LB, Lichtman JH, et al
    Trends in 1-Year Recurrent Ischemic Stroke in the US Medicare Fee-for-Service Population.
    Stroke. 2022 Oct 10:101161STROKEAHA122039438. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.122.039438.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Persistent Disparities in Recurrent Ischemic Stroke by Race and Geography in the US Medicare Fee-for-Service Population.
    Stroke. 2022 Oct 10:101161STROKEAHA122040646. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.122.040646.

    World Neurosurg

  49. JAHROMI BR, Dashti R, Rustemi O, Silva JM, et al
    Slow-closing clip for the treatment of nonsaccular vertebrobasilar aneurysms: a retrospective case series.
    World Neurosurg. 2022 Oct 11. pii: S1878-8750(22)01435.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. TAN Q, Shen X, Yang H, Xu X, et al
    Buffer coefficient as a predictor of the prognosis of massive cerebral infarction.
    World Neurosurg. 2022 Oct 10. pii: S1878-8750(22)01429.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. SILVA MA, Chang H, Shah AH, Khan NR, et al
    Safety and facial nerve outcomes of intracisternal papaverine irrigation for vestibular schwannoma resection.
    World Neurosurg. 2022 Oct 7. pii: S1878-8750(22)01423.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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