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1 Am Heart J
2 Am J Cardiol
1 Ann Neurol
4 BMC Neurol
2 BMJ Case Rep
2 BMJ Open
5 Brain
3 Cerebrovasc Dis
1 Cochrane Database Syst Rev
1 Eur Heart J
2 Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg
3 Int J Stroke
2 J Am Coll Cardiol
3 J Am Geriatr Soc
3 J Cereb Blood Flow Metab
1 J Neurosurg
7 J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis
1 N Engl J Med
3 Neurologia (Engl Ed)
2 Neurology
3 PLoS One
10 Stroke
3 World Neurosurg

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    Am Heart J

  1. KORSHOLM K, Damgaard D, Valentin JB, Packer EJS, et al
    Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion versus Novel Oral Anticoagulation for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Rationale and Design of the Multicenter Randomized Occlusion-AF Trial.
    Am Heart J. 2021 Sep 16. pii: S0002-8703(21)00226.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Cardiol

  2. PRASAD RM, Al-Abcha A, Radwan Y, Srivastava S, et al
    Meta-Analysis Comparing Antiplatelet Therapy Versus Direct Oral Anticoagulation in Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Closure.
    Am J Cardiol. 2021;153:144-146.

  3. SHAHID I, Usman MS, Siddiqi TJ, Zakaria F, et al
    Meta-Analysis of Racial Disparity in Utilization of Oral Anticoagulation for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation.
    Am J Cardiol. 2021 Jun 17. pii: S0002-9149(21)00454.

    Ann Neurol

  4. RYU WS, Schellingerhout D, Hong KS, Jeong SW, et al
    Relation of Pre-stroke Aspirin Use With Cerebral Infarct Volume and Functional Outcomes.
    Ann Neurol. 2021 Sep 18. doi: 10.1002/ana.26219.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Neurol

  5. XU ZH, Deng QW, Zhai Q, Zhang Q, et al
    Clinical significance of stroke nurse in patients with acute ischemic stroke receiving intravenous thrombolysis.
    BMC Neurol. 2021;21:359.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. CUI T, Wang C, Zhu Q, Wang A, et al
    Association between low-density cholesterol change and outcomes in acute ischemic stroke patients who underwent reperfusion therapy.
    BMC Neurol. 2021;21:360.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. CIRILLO L, Romano DG, Vornetti G, Frauenfelder G, et al
    Acute ischemic stroke with cervical internal carotid artery steno-occlusive lesion: multicenter analysis of endovascular approaches.
    BMC Neurol. 2021;21:362.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. CHEN M, Fang J, Wu X, Liu Q, et al
    Association between hyperpyrexia and poststroke outcomes in patients with recanalization after mechanical thrombectomy: a retrospective cohort study.
    BMC Neurol. 2021;21:365.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMJ Case Rep

  9. SINHA S, Naik BB, Ghanekar J
    Wall eyed bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia (WEBINO) syndrome as a false localising sign in intracranial haemorrhage due to snake bite.
    BMJ Case Rep. 2021;14.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. PEREIRA MS, Homem R, Judas T, Delerue F, et al
    Stroke and refractory hypoxaemia: complications of pulmonary embolism.
    BMJ Case Rep. 2021;14.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMJ Open

  11. PENGPID S, Peltzer K
    Prevalence and associated factors of self-reported ischaemic heart disease and/or stroke: a cross-sectional nationally representative community-based study of adults in Malawi in 2017.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e048167.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. OSEI E, Zandbergen A, Brouwers PJAM, Mulder LJMM, et al
    Safety, feasibility and efficacy of metformin and sitagliptin in patients with a TIA or minor ischaemic stroke and impaired glucose tolerance.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e046113.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  13. SALVALAGGIO A, De Filippo De Grazia M, Pini L, Thiebaut De Schotten M, et al
    Reply: Lesion network mapping predicts post-stroke behavioural deficits and improves localization.
    Brain. 2021;144:e36.

  14. LANDRIGAN JF, Zhang F, Mirman D
    A data-driven approach to post-stroke aphasia classification and lesion-based prediction.
    Brain. 2021 May 27. pii: 6287226. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. COHEN AL, Ferguson MA, Fox MD
    Lesion network mapping predicts post-stroke behavioural deficits and improves localization.
    Brain. 2021 Apr 26. pii: 6253131. doi: 10.1093.

  16. STUDER B, Timm A, Sahakian BJ, Kalenscher T, et al
    A decision-neuroscientific intervention to improve cognitive recovery after stroke.
    Brain. 2021 Mar 20. pii: 6179103. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. LORENZ R, Johal M, Dick F, Hampshire A, et al
    A Bayesian optimisation approach for rapidly mapping residual network function in stroke.
    Brain. 2021 Mar 16. pii: 6174117. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Cerebrovasc Dis

  18. SZETO CLC, Hui KF
    Spontaneous Spinal Epidural Hematoma Mimicking Stroke and Its Outcome post Intravenous Thrombolysis.
    Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 Sep 15:1-5. doi: 10.1159/000518525.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    The Stroke Unit Story: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?
    Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 Sep 21:1-8. doi: 10.1159/000518934.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. RODRIGUES A, Jin MC, Pendharkar A
    Epidemiological and Treatment Trends for Acute Ischemic Stroke Preceding and during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 Sep 22:1-4. doi: 10.1159/000518935.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Cochrane Database Syst Rev

  21. HYNES N, Kavanagh EP, Sultan S, Jordan F, et al
    Surgical and radiological interventions for treating symptomatic extracranial cervical artery dissection.
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021;2:CD013118.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Heart J

  22. OYAMA K, Giugliano RP, Tang M, Bonaca MP, et al
    Effect of evolocumab on acute arterial events across all vascular territories : results from the FOURIER trial.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Sep 19. pii: 6372436. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg

  23. MEERSHOEK AJA, de Waard DD, Trappenburg J, Zeebregts CJ, et al
    Clinical Response to Procedural Stroke Following Carotid Endarterectomy: A Delphi Consensus Study.
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2021 Jul 23. pii: S1078-5884(21)00451.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. KAKKOS SK, Vega de Ceniga M, Naylor R
    A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Peri-Procedural Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Carotid Interventions Following Thrombolysis.
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2021;62:340-349.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Int J Stroke

  25. GUO Y, Kotalczyk A, Imberti JF, Wang Y, et al
    Oral anticoagulation improves survival in very elderly Chinese patients with atrial fibrillation: A report from the Optimal Thromboprophylaxis in Elderly Chinese Patients with Atrial Fibrillation (ChiOTEAF) registry.
    Int J Stroke. 2021 Sep 22:17474930211046743. doi: 10.1177/17474930211046743.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. HU W, Shen H, Tao C, Zhu Y, et al
    Effect of renal impairment on the efficacy and safety of intra-arterial treatment: A post-hoc analysis of DIRECT-MT study.
    Int J Stroke. 2021 Sep 22:17474930211045805. doi: 10.1177/17474930211045805.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. KISHORE AK, Hossain MJ, Cameron A, Dawson J, et al
    Use of risk scores for predicting new atrial fibrillation after ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack-A systematic review.
    Int J Stroke. 2021 Sep 22:17474930211045880. doi: 10.1177/17474930211045880.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  28. TAO L, Li XQ, Hou XW, Yang BQ, et al
    Intracranial Atherosclerotic Plaque as a Potential Cause of Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;77:680-691.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. HA ACT, Bhatt DL, Rutka JT, Johnston SC, et al
    Intracranial Hemorrhage During Dual Antiplatelet Therapy: JACC Review Topic of the Week.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;78:1372-1384.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Am Geriatr Soc

  30. SPENCER-BONILLA G, Chung S, Sarraju A, Heidenreich P, et al
    Statin Use in Older Adults with Stable Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease.
    J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021;69:979-985.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. SHAH SJ, Fang MC, Jeon SY, Gregorich SE, et al
    Geriatric Syndromes and Atrial Fibrillation: Prevalence and Association with Anticoagulant Use in a National Cohort of Older Americans.
    J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021;69:349-356.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. BENDAYAN M, Mardigyan V, Williamson D, Chen-Tournoux A, et al
    Muscle Mass and Direct Oral Anticoagulant Activity in Older Adults With Atrial Fibrillation.
    J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021;69:1012-1018.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab

  33. AN H, Zhou B, Ji X
    Mitochondrial quality control in acute ischemic stroke.
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2021 Sep 22:271678X211046992.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. MICHIELS L, Mertens N, Thijs L, Radwan A, et al
    Changes in synaptic density in the subacute phase after ischemic stroke: A (11)C-UCB-J PET/MR study.
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2021 Sep 22:271678X211047759.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. ARRARTE TERREROS N, van Willigen BG, Niekolaas WS, Tolhuisen ML, et al
    Occult blood flow patterns distal to an occluded artery in acute ischemic stroke.
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2021 Sep 22:271678X211044941.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Neurosurg

  36. MENDES PEREIRA V, Nicholson P, Cancelliere NM, Liu XYE, et al
    Feasibility of robot-assisted neuroendovascular procedures.
    J Neurosurg. 2021 Sep 24:1-13. doi: 10.3171/2021.1.JNS203617.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis

  37. DOELFEL SR, Kalagara R, Han EJ, Chuck CC, et al
    Gender Disparities in Stroke Code Activation in Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;30:106119.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. MILLER R, Klyde DM, Unda SR, Fluss R, et al
    Classical Risk Factors for Ischemic Stroke are not Associated with Inpatient Post-Stroke Mortality in Sickle Cell Disease.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;30:106089.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. KILIC U, Elibol B, Beker M, Altug-Tasa B, et al
    Inflammatory Cytokines are in Action: Brain Plasticity and Recovery after Brain Ischemia Due to Delayed Melatonin Administration.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;30:106105.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. SAXHAUG LM, Graven T, Olsen O, Kleinau JO, et al
    Feasibility and Clinical Impact of Point-of-Care Carotid Artery Examinations by Experts using Hand-Held Ultrasound Devices in Patients with Ischemic Stroke or Transitory Ischemic Attack.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;30:106086.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. ARANDELA K, Samudrala S, Abdalkader M, Anand P, et al
    Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome in Patients with Coronavirus Disease: A Multicenter Case Series.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;30:106118.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Recurrent ischemic stroke - Examples from Sweden.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 Sep 14:106098.

  43. KRUUSE C
    Response to Recurrent ischemic stroke-examples from Sweden.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 Sep 12:106104.

    N Engl J Med

    Can Salt Substitution Save At-Risk Persons from Stroke?
    N Engl J Med. 2021 Aug 29. doi: 10.1056/NEJMe2112857.

    Neurologia (Engl Ed)

  45. IGLESIAS MOHEDANO AM, Garcia Pastor A, Diaz Otero F, Vazquez Alen P, et al
    A new protocol reduces median door-to-needle time to the benchmark of 30 minutes in acute stroke treatment.
    Neurologia (Engl Ed). 2021;36:487-494.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. RIBERA A, Vela E, Garcia-Altes A, Cleries M, et al
    Trends in healthcare resource use and expenditure before and after ischaemic stroke. A population-based study.
    Neurologia (Engl Ed). 2021 Sep 17. pii: S2173-5808(21)00135.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. MAGOON R
    COVID-19 related strokes: Pandora's Box may open as the p(c)lot thickens!
    Neurologia (Engl Ed). 2021;36:562-563.


  48. DE HAVENON A, Castonguay A, Nogueira R, Nguyen TN, et al
    Prestroke Disability and Outcome After Thrombectomy for Emergent Anterior Circulation Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke.
    Neurology. 2021 Sep 20. pii: WNL.0000000000012827.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. DEVIANNE J, Legris N, Crassard I, Bellesme C, et al
    Epidemiology, Clinical Features, and Outcome in a Cohort of Adolescents With Cerebral Venous Thrombosis.
    Neurology. 2021 Sep 20. pii: WNL.0000000000012828.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  50. QIU X, Gao Y, Zhang Z, Cheng S, et al
    Fire Acupuncture versus conventional acupuncture to treat spasticity after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249313.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. MAC GRORY B, Nossek E, Reznik ME, Schrag M, et al
    Ipsilateral internal carotid artery web and acute ischemic stroke: A cohort study, systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0257697.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. COLE JW, Adigun T, Akinyemi R, Akpa OM, et al
    The copy number variation and stroke (CaNVAS) risk and outcome study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248791.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  53. SHARMA M, Smith EE, Pearce LA, Shoamanesh A, et al
    Frequency and Patterns of Brain Infarction in Patients With Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source: NAVIGATE ESUS Trial.
    Stroke. 2021 Sep 20:STROKEAHA120032976. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.032976.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. ZAIDAT OO, Fifi JT, Nanda A, Atchie B, et al
    Endovascular Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke With the Penumbra System in Routine Practice: COMPLETE Registry Results.
    Stroke. 2021 Sep 22:STROKEAHA121034268. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.034268.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. PUDAR J, Strong B, Howard VJ, Reeves MJ, et al
    Reporting of Results by Sex in Randomized Controlled Trials of Acute Stroke Therapies (2010-2020).
    Stroke. 2021 Sep 16:STROKEAHA120034099. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.034099.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. VYNCKIER J, Kaesmacher J, Wardlaw JM, Roten L, et al
    Phenotypes of Chronic Covert Brain Infarction in Patients With First-Ever Ischemic Stroke: A Cohort Study.
    Stroke. 2021 Sep 16:STROKEAHA121034347. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.034347.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. SUN H, Li W, Xia C, Ren Y, et al
    Angiographic and Hemodynamic Features in Asymptomatic Hemispheres of Patients With Moyamoya Disease.
    Stroke. 2021 Sep 22:STROKEAHA121035296. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.035296.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. SAMUELS N, van de Graaf RA, van den Berg CAL, Uniken Venema SM, et al
    Blood Pressure in the First 6 Hours Following Endovascular Treatment for Ischemic Stroke Is Associated With Outcome.
    Stroke. 2021 Sep 20:STROKEAHA120033657. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.033657.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  59. DICPINIGAITIS AJ, Sursal T, Morse CA, Briskin C, et al
    Endovascular Thrombectomy for Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke During Pregnancy and the Early Postpartum Period.
    Stroke. 2021 Sep 20:STROKEAHA121034303. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.034303.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. LI W, Zhu W, Wang A, Zhang G, et al
    Effect of Adjusted Antiplatelet Therapy on Preventing Ischemic Events After Stenting for Intracranial Aneurysms.
    Stroke. 2021 Sep 20:STROKEAHA120032989. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.032989.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  61. COUTURE M, Finitsis S, Marnat G, Richard S, et al
    Impact of Prior Antiplatelet Therapy on Outcomes After Endovascular Therapy for Acute Stroke: Endovascular Treatment in Ischemic Stroke Registry Results.
    Stroke. 2021 Sep 20:STROKEAHA121034670. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.034670.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  62. BROOCKS G, Kemmling A, Tessarek S, McDonough R, et al
    Quantitative Lesion Water Uptake as Stroke Imaging Biomarker: A Tool for Treatment Selection in the Extended Time Window?
    Stroke. 2021 Sep 20:STROKEAHA120033025. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.033025.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    World Neurosurg

  63. ALBANNA W, Weiss M, Veldeman M, Conzen C, et al
    Urea-Creatinine Ratio (UCR) After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Association of Protein Catabolism with Complication Rate and Outcome.
    World Neurosurg. 2021;151:e961-e971.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  64. CUOCO JA, Guilliams EL, Klein BJ, Benko MJ, et al
    Neutrophil count on admission predicts acute symptomatic hydrocephalus after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
    World Neurosurg. 2021 Sep 20. pii: S1878-8750(21)01402.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  65. SALEM MM, Kvint S, Choudhri O, Burkhardt JK, et al
    Endovascular Transcarotid Artery Revascularization Using the Walrus Balloon Guide Catheter: Preliminary Experience.
    World Neurosurg. 2021 Sep 14. pii: S1878-8750(21)01364.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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