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 ›
Surgery for Cerebellar Hemorrhage – a NSQIP-Database Analysis of Patient Outcomes and Factors Associated with 30-Day Mortality and Prolonged Ventilation.
World Neurosurg. 2017 Jul 19. pii: S1878-8750(17)31141-5. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.07.041. [Epub ahead of print] Surgery for Cerebellar Hemorrhage – a NSQIP-Database Analysis of Patient Outcomes and Factors Associated with 30-Day Mortality and Prolonged Ventilation. Arnone GD1, Esfahani DR1, Wonais M1, Kumar P1, Scheer JK1, Alaraj A1, Amin-Hanjani S1, Charbel… Read More ›
Current management of spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage Cyrus K Dastur, Wengui Yu DOI: 10.1136/svn-2016-000047 Published 24 January 2017 Abstract Intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) is the most devastating and disabling type of stroke. Uncontrolled hypertension (HTN) is the most common cause of spontaneous… Read More ›