Neurosurgery. 2017 May 1;80(5):665-680. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyx091. Synopsis of Guidelines for the Clinical Management of Cerebral Cavernous Malformations: Consensus Recommendations Based on Systematic Literature Review by the Angioma Alliance Scientific Advisory Board Clinical Experts Panel. Akers A1, Al-Shahi Salman R2, A Awad I3, Dahlem K1, Flemming K4, Hart B5, Kim H6, Jusue-Torres I7, Kondziolka D8, Lee C1, Morrison… Read More ›
BACKGROUND Thrombectomy is currently recommended for eligible patients with stroke who are treated within 6 hours after the onset of symptoms. METHODS We conducted a multicenter, randomized, open-label trial, with blinded outcome assessment, of thrombectomy in patients 6 to 16… Read More ›
Abstract BACKGROUND: The effect of endovascular thrombectomy that is performed more than 6 hours after the onset of ischemic stroke is uncertain. Patients with a clinical deficit that is disproportionately severe relative to the infarct volume may benefit from late thrombectomy. METHODS: We enrolled patients with… Read More ›
This is a comeback for PFO closure! This series comprised of 3 trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine that enrolled patients after stroke with PFO and either left-to-right shunt or atrial aneurysms. All 3 clinical trials showed… Read More ›
Thrombolysis in Postoperative Stroke Nicolas Voelkel, MD; Nikolai Dominik Hubert, MSc; Roland Backhaus, MD; Roman Ludwig Haberl, MD; Gordian Jan Hubert, MD DISCLOSURES Stroke Stroke. 2017;48(11):3034-3039. Abstract and Introduction Abstract Background and Purpose: Intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) is beneficial in reducing disability in… Read More ›
Acute Posterior Cranial Fossa Hemorrhage-Is Surgical Decompression Better than Expectant Medical Management?
Neurocrit Care. 2016 Dec;25(3):365-370. Acute Posterior Cranial Fossa Hemorrhage-Is Surgical Decompression Better than Expectant Medical Management? Luney MS1, English SW2,3, Longworth A3, Simpson J3, Gudibande S4, Matta B3, Burnstein RM3, Veenith T5,6. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: To compare the in-hospital mortality and institutional morbidity from medical therapy (MT), external ventricular drainage (EVD)… Read More ›
J Neurosurg Sci. 2017 Oct;61(5):523-535. doi: 10.23736/S0390-5616.16.03661-4. Epub 2016 Mar 18. Treatment of intracerebral hemorrhage: a selective review and future directions. Ganesh Kumar N1, Zuckerman SL2, Khan IS3, Dewan MC2, Morone PJ2, Mocco J4. Author information Abstract Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is a devastating disease. Sixty percent of survivors… Read More ›