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6 Am J Cardiol
1 Arch Phys Med Rehabil
4 BMC Neurol
3 BMJ Case Rep
1 BMJ Open
2 Cerebrovasc Dis
1 Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol
2 Circ Cardiovasc Imaging
6 Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes
1 Eur Heart J
2 Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg
2 Int J Stroke
1 J Am Coll Cardiol
2 J Cereb Blood Flow Metab
8 J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis
1 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg
8 J Vasc Surg
1 JAMA Neurol
1 Lancet
1 Neurol Genet
1 Neurology
13 Stroke
1 World Neurosurg

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    Am J Cardiol

  1. NANNA MG, Navar AM, Wojdyla D, Nelson AJ, et al
    Can the Absence of Hypertension Refine the Risk Assessment of Older Adults for Future Cardiovascular Events?: Nanna et al.: Hypertension in Older Adults.
    Am J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 3. pii: S0002-9149(20)31289.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. BHATT DL, Pollack CV Jr
    The Future of Aspirin Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease.
    Am J Cardiol. 2021;144 Suppl 1:S40-S47.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. YAMAMOTO K, Natsuaki M, Morimoto T, Shiomi H, et al
    Periprocedural Stroke After Coronary Revascularization (From the CREDO-Kyoto PCI/CABG Registry Cohort-3).
    Am J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 3. pii: S0002-9149(20)31293.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. KHEIRI B, Przybylowicz R, Simpson TF, Alhamoud H, et al
    Meta-Analysis of Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Bioprosthetic Valves.
    Am J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 4. pii: S0002-9149(20)31309.

  5. KANG F, Ma Y, Cai A, Cheng X, et al
    Meta-Analysis Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Low-Intensity Warfarin for Patients >65 Years of Age with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation.
    Am J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 8. pii: S0002-9149(20)31287.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. ANGIOLILLO DJ, Capodanno D
    Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in the 21(st) Century: A Review of the Evidence.
    Am J Cardiol. 2021;144 Suppl 1:S15-S22.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Arch Phys Med Rehabil

  7. SIMMONDS KP, Luo Z, Reeves M
    Race/Ethnic and Stroke Subtype Differences in Post-Stroke Functional Recovery Following Acute Rehabilitation.
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2021 Mar 5. pii: S0003-9993(21)00173.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Neurol

  8. WANG J, Zhang Q, Lu X, Liang Q, et al
    Recurrent hemorrhage risk associated with medial target medullary artery anastomosis from the periventricular collateral vessel in adult patients with moyamoya disease.
    BMC Neurol. 2021;21:102.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. PADBERG I, Heel S, Thiem P, Diebel A, et al
    Quality measurement of out-patient neuropsychological therapy after stroke in Germany: definition of indicators and retrospective pilot study.
    BMC Neurol. 2021;21:76.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. LI C, Jia W, Li J, Li F, et al
    Association with CYP2C19 polymorphisms and Clopidogrel in treatment of elderly stroke patients.
    BMC Neurol. 2021;21:104.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. CHUANG YC, Liu CC, Yu IC, Tsai YL, et al
    Shifting of global aphasia to Wernicke's aphasia in a patient with intact motor function: a case report.
    BMC Neurol. 2021;21:111.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMJ Case Rep

  12. ITSEKSON HAYOSH Z, Schwammenthal Y, Orion D
    Can other coronavirus infections cause a cryptogenic stroke in a young patient?
    BMJ Case Rep. 2021;14.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. ROY D, Song J, Awad N, Zamudio P, et al
    Treatment of unexplained coma and hypokinetic-rigid syndrome in a patient with COVID-19.
    BMJ Case Rep. 2021;14.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. KUMAR V, Narayanan P, Shetty S, Mohammed AP, et al
    Lower motor neuron facial palsy in a postnatal mother with COVID-19.
    BMJ Case Rep. 2021;14.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMJ Open

  15. 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

    Cerebrovasc Dis

  16. GUE YX, Potpara TS, Lip GYH
    Detection of Atrial Fibrillation on Stroke Units: Look Harder, Look Longer, Look in More Sophisticated Ways.
    Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020;49:656-658.

  17. CABRERA-MAQUEDA JM, Alba-Isasi MT, Diaz-Perez J, Albert-Lacal L, et al
    Bridging Therapy and Occlusion Site Influence Symptomatic Hemorrhage Rate after Thrombectomy: A Daily Practice Study in 623 Stroke Patients.
    Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 Mar 11:1-9. doi: 10.1159/000512604.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol

    Expanding the Clinical Phenotype of Emerinopathies: Atrial Standstill and Left Ventricular Noncompaction.
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2020;13:e009338.

    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging

  19. CLARK KAA, McNamara RL
    Is Left Ventricular Stroke Work Index Useful in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit?
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020;13:e012002.

  20. SHAW LJ
    Calcified Plaque: A Prominent Prognostic Marker for All!
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020;13:e011324.

    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes

  21. GATTELLARI M, Worthington JM
    Letter by Gattellari and Worthington Regarding Article, "Deriving a Passive Surveillance Stroke Severity Indicator From Routinely Collected Administrative Data: The PaSSV Indicator".
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020 May 29:CIRCOUTCOMES120006613.

  22. ZAHURANEC DB, Creutzfeldt CJ
    Surviving Severe Stroke-Our Next Big Challenge: Clinical Commentary on "The 'Less Than' Life?"
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020 Dec 7:CIRCOUTCOMES120007523.

  23. BRONNUM NIELSEN P, Sogaard M
    Letter by Nielsen and Sogaard Regarding Article, "Rivaroxaban Versus Apixaban for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: An Instrumental Variable Analysis of a Nationwide Cohort".
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020;13:e006889.

  24. BONDE AN, Martinussen T
    Response by Bonde and Martinussen to Letter Regarding Article, "Rivaroxaban Versus Apixaban for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: An Instrumental Variable Analysis of a Nationwide Cohort".
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020;13:e007003.

    COMPASS Trial in Transitional Stroke Care: Navigating Towards True North.
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020 Jun 1:CIRCOUTCOMES120006745.

  26. YU AYX, Hill MD, Kapral MK
    Response by Yu et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Deriving a Passive Surveillance Stroke Severity Indicator From Routinely Collected Administrative Data: The PaSSV Indicator".
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020 May 29:CIRCOUTCOMES120006707.

    Eur Heart J

  27. ARNOLD M, Schweizer J, Nakas CT, Schutz V, et al
    Lipoprotein(a) is associated with large artery atherosclerosis stroke aetiology and stroke recurrence among patients below the age of 60 years: results from the BIOSIGNAL study.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Mar 8. pii: 6168588. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg

  28. LYONS O, Schmidli J
    Preventing Stroke Due to Intervention in the Aortic Arch.
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 22. pii: S1078-5884(20)31052.

  29. KAKISIS JD, Antonopoulos C
    Closure Techniques in Carotid Endarterectomy: Tracing the "Invisible" Indirect Evidence from Randomised Controlled Trials with a Network Meta-analysis.
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2020 Dec 2. pii: S1078-5884(20)31000.

    Int J Stroke

  30. MARKUS HS, Martins S
    Int J Stroke. 2021 Mar 12:17474930211005373. doi: 10.1177/17474930211005373.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. NOGUEIRA R, Haussen DC, Liebeskind DS, Jovin TG, et al
    EXPRESS: Clinical Effectiveness of Endovascular Stroke Treatment in the Early and Extended Time Windows.
    Int J Stroke. 2021 Mar 11:17474930211005740. doi: 10.1177/17474930211005740.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  32. BHAGIRATH VC, Chan N, Hirsh J, Ginsberg J, et al
    Plasma Apixaban Levels in Patients Treated Off Label With the Lower Dose.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020;76:2906-2907.

    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab

  33. CHEN C, Huang T, Zhai X, Ma Y, et al
    Targeting neutrophils as a novel therapeutic strategy after stroke.
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2021 Mar 10:271678X211000137.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. ZHANG H, Rzechorzek W, Aghajanian A, Faber JE, et al
    Hypoxia induces de novo formation of cerebral collaterals and lessens the severity of ischemic stroke.
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2020;40:1806-1822.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis

  35. AL KASAB S, Almallouhi E, Grant C, Hewitt D, et al
    Telestroke Consultation in the Emergency Medical Services Unit: A Novel Approach to Improve Thrombolysis Times.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;30:105710.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. NZWALO H, Logallo N
    Addressing Stroke Admissions During COVID-19 Pandemic Beyond Fear and Constraining Health Factors.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 Feb 26:105693.

  37. OLUM S, Muyingo A, Wilson TL, Demaerschalk BM, et al
    Stroke Mortality Outcomes in Uganda.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;30:105661.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. KUMAR A, Misra S, Nair P, Algahtany M, et al
    Epigenetics Mechanisms in Ischemic Stroke: A Promising Avenue?
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;30:105690.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. SCAVASINE VC, Barbosa RM, Lopes Neto FDN, Germininani FMB, et al
    Risk of Early Bleeding with Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Acute Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack Regardless of NIHSS Admission.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;30:105677.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. FUJITA A, Matsuzaka M, Metoki N, Hagii J, et al
    Clinical Outcomes and Medical Costs of Hydration Therapy with Hydroxyethyl Starch (130/0.4) or Acute Single Infarction.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;30:105705.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. MOODY K, Santos D, Stein LK, Dhamoon MS, et al
    Decompressive Hemicraniectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke in the US: Characteristics and Outcomes.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;30:105703.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. LORENTE L, Martin MM, Gonzalez-Rivero AF, Perez-Cejas A, et al
    Serum Levels of B-cell Lymphoma-2 Anti-Apoptotic Protein and Malignant Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction Mortality.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;30:105717.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

  43. CLARK JB
    Commentary: Management of congenitally corrected transposition: Different strokes for different folks.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021;161:1094-1095.

    J Vasc Surg

  44. BARTOS O, Mustafi M, Andic M, Grozinger G, et al
    Carotid-axillary bypass as an alternative revascularization method for zone II thoracic endovascular aortic repair.
    J Vasc Surg. 2020;72:1229-1236.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. PARASKEVAS KI, Antonopoulos CN, Kakisis JD, Geroulakos G, et al
    An updated systematic review and meta-analysis of results of transcervical carotid artery stenting with flow reversal.
    J Vasc Surg. 2020;72:1489-1498.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. PLOTKIN A, Ding L, Han SM, Oderich GS, et al
    Association of upper extremity and neck access with stroke in endovascular aortic repair.
    J Vasc Surg. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S0741-5214(20)30289.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. SWERDLOW NJ, Liang P, Li C, Dansey K, et al
    Stroke rate after endovascular aortic interventions in the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Quality Initiative.
    J Vasc Surg. 2020 Apr 2. pii: S0741-5214(20)30287.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. ROTHENBERG KA, George EL, Barreto N, Chen R, et al
    Frailty as measured by the Risk Analysis Index is associated with long-term death after carotid endarterectomy.
    J Vasc Surg. 2020 Mar 10. pii: S0741-5214(20)30160.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. MALLICK D, Holscher CM, Canner JK, Zarkowsky DS, et al
    Sex does not have an impact on perioperative transfemoral carotid artery stenting outcomes among octogenarians.
    J Vasc Surg. 2020;72:1405-1412.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. PROTACK CD, Smith A, Moennich LA, Hardy D, et al
    Midterm outcomes of subclavian artery revascularization in the setting of thoracic endovascular aortic repair.
    J Vasc Surg. 2020;72:1222-1228.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. LEVIN SR, Farber A, Goodney PP, Schermerhorn ML, et al
    Shunt intention during carotid endarterectomy in the early symptomatic period and perioperative stroke risk.
    J Vasc Surg. 2020 Feb 5. pii: S0741-5214(19)32892.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    JAMA Neurol

  52. ESSIG F, Kollikowski AM, Mullges W, Stoll G, et al
    Local Cerebral Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator Concentrations During Acute Stroke.
    JAMA Neurol. 2021 Mar 8. pii: 2776957. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2021.0065.


  53. TUNA MA, Rothwell PM
    Diagnosis of non-consensus transient ischaemic attacks with focal, negative, and non-progressive symptoms: population-based validation by investigation and prognosis.
    Lancet. 2021;397:902-912.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Neurol Genet

  54. LI J, Chaudhary DP, Khan A, Griessenauer C, et al
    Polygenic Risk Scores Augment Stroke Subtyping.
    Neurol Genet. 2021;7:e560.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  55. BADEN MY, Shan Z, Wang F, Li Y, et al
    Quality of Plant-based Diet and Risk of Total, Ischemic, and Hemorrhagic Stroke.
    Neurology. 2021 Mar 10. pii: WNL.0000000000011713.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  56. GREEN TL, McNair ND, Hinkle JL, Middleton S, et al
    Care of the Patient With Acute Ischemic Stroke (Posthyperacute and Prehospital Discharge): Update to 2009 Comprehensive Nursing Care Scientific Statement: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.
    Stroke. 2021 Mar 11:STR0000000000000357. doi: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000357.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  57. MAC GRORY B, Schrag M, Biousse V, Furie KL, et al
    Management of Central Retinal Artery Occlusion: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.
    Stroke. 2021 Mar 8:STR0000000000000366. doi: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000366.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  58. VAN NIEUWKERK AC, Pendlebury ST, Rothwell PM
    Accuracy of the Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly for Detecting Pre-Existing Dementia in Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke: Population-Based Study.
    Stroke. 2021 Mar 8:STROKEAHA120031961. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.031961.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  59. FAIZY TD, Kabiri R, Christensen S, Mlynash M, et al
    Favorable Venous Outflow Profiles Correlate With Favorable Tissue-Level Collaterals and Clinical Outcome.
    Stroke. 2021 Mar 8:STROKEAHA120032242. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.032242.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  60. IBEH C
    Stroke Fellow Redeployed: My Fellowship in COVID in the Epicenter of a Pandemic.
    Stroke. 2021 Jan 26:STROKEAHA120030938. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.030938.

  61. JAUCH EC, Schwamm LH, Panagos PD, Barbazzeni J, et al
    Recommendations for Regional Stroke Destination Plans in Rural, Suburban, and Urban Communities From the Prehospital Stroke System of Care Consensus Conference: A Consensus Statement From the American Academy of Neurology, American Heart Association/A
    Stroke. 2021 Mar 11:STROKEAHA120033228. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.033228.

  62. JOUNDI RA, Rebchuk AD, Field TS, Smith EE, et al
    Health-Related Quality of Life Among Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke and Large Vessel Occlusion in the ESCAPE Trial.
    Stroke. 2021 Mar 11:STROKEAHA120033872. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.033872.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  63. BALUCANI C, Carhuapoma JR, Canner JK, Faigle R, et al
    Exploring the Collateral Damage of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Stroke Care: A Statewide Analysis.
    Stroke. 2021 Mar 11:STROKEAHA121034150. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.034150.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  64. LAUZIER DC, Galardi MM, Guilliams KP, Goyal MS, et al
    Pediatric Thrombectomy: Design and Workflow Lessons From Two Experienced Centers.
    Stroke. 2021 Mar 11:STROKEAHA120032268. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.032268.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  65. HINKLE JL, Miller ET
    Nursing Scientific Statements Advancing Stroke Care.
    Stroke. 2021 Mar 11:STROKEAHA121033559. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.033559.

  66. ASHCRAFT S, Wilson SE, Nystrm KV, Dusenbury W, et al
    Care of the Patient With Acute Ischemic Stroke (Prehospital and Acute Phase of Care): Update to the 2009 Comprehensive Nursing Care Scientific Statement: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.
    Stroke. 2021 Mar 11:STR0000000000000356. doi: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000356.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  67. RODGERS ML, Fox E, Abdelhak T, Franker LM, et al
    Care of the Patient With Acute Ischemic Stroke (Endovascular/Intensive Care Unit-Postinterventional Therapy): Update to 2009 Comprehensive Nursing Care Scientific Statement: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.
    Stroke. 2021 Mar 11:STR0000000000000358. doi: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000358.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  68. GARCIA-TORNEL A, Campos D, Rubiera M, Boned S, et al
    Ischemic Core Overestimation on Computed Tomography Perfusion.
    Stroke. 2021 Mar 8:STROKEAHA120031800. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.031800.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    World Neurosurg

  69. SATTUR MG, Alawieh AM, Spiotta AM
    An Attempt to Define Mechanical Thrombectomy in Posterior Circulation Stroke: Insights from STAR.
    World Neurosurg. 2021;147:215-216.

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