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Trends in the seeking of emergency service for ischemic stroke and its risk factors during the COVID-19 pandemic, a study from Taiwan [2021] - 305KB
by Yi Te Tsai, Yachung Jeng, Hsiu-Hsi Chen, Kai Chieh Chang
Background & Objectives: COVID-19 may influence the health seeking behavior of acute ischemic stroke patients. This study aimed to determine the characteristics of the patients who visited the emergen...

Comparison of patients with acute ischemic stroke with and without COVID-19 [2021] - 362KB
by Dilek Yılmaz Okuyan, Meltem Karacan Gölen
Objectives: Information on the incidence of acute ischemic stroke (AIS), which is an important cause of morbidity and mortality, its association with COVID-19, and its course in infected patients in t...

Acute isolated anterior cerebral artery infarcts: A clinical – radiological study [2021] - 828KB
by Sanjith Aaron, Divyan Pancharatnam, Amal M Al Hashmi
Background: The anterior cerebral artery (ACA) supplies many eloquent areas and can have anatomical variations making ACA strokes clinically and radiologically challenging. This study looks at the cli...

Dose optimization study for recombinant tissue plasminogen activator in acute ischemic stroke: A study from Middle-East [2021] - 330KB
by Helia Hemasian, Erfan Sheikhbahaei, Arvin Shahzamani, Faribourz Khorvash, Mohammad Saadatnia, Zahra Rastinmaram
Background: Variable intravenous recombinant tissue-plasminogen activator (rt-PA) dosages are used for ischemic stroke. We aimed to report our experience from administering different rt-PA doses in a ...

Effects of surgical clipping and endovascular embolization on the recovery of oculomotor nerve paralysis caused by posterior communicating artery aneurysm [2021] - 304KB
by Kang Hu, Genping Cai, Liang Fu, Lili Huang, Wei Huang, Wenhao Wang, Changchun Liu
Background and Objectives: Our study aimed to explore the therapeutic effects of surgical clipping and endovascular embolization on the recovery of oculomotor nerve paralysis (ONP) caused by posterior...

Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, stroke severity and short term clinical outcomes in acute ischemic stroke [2021] - 306KB
by Ilkin Iyigundogdu, Eda Derle, Seda Kibaroglu, Ufuk Can
Background: Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio is an easily evaluated systemic inflammation indicator. However, there are limited reports on neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and functional outcome in ischem...

The establishment of a stroke-associated pneumonia predictive scoring system [2021] - 434KB
by Yan Wang, Zhisheng Wu
Background & Objective: Stroke-associated pneumonia (SAP) is a common complication of ischemic stroke, increasing the length of hospital stay and costs, and affecting prognosis. This study aimed to de...

A meta-analysis of the effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on aphasia rehabilitation in stroke patients [2021] - 459KB
by Mehrnaz Gholami, Nooshin Pourbaghi, Samaneh Taghvatalab
Background & Objective: Aphasia—acquired loss of the ability to understand or express language—is a common and debilitating neurological consequence of stroke. Evidence suggests that transcranial ...

Effect of non-invasive brain stimulation on lower limb function in patients after stroke: A PRISMA-compliant systematic review and meta-analysis [2021] - 1,053KB
by Xueyi Ni, Liru Cui, Ruixia Bi, Jinghua Qian
Background: In recent years, it is reported that non-invasive brain stimulation [including transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)] could...

Evaluation and outcomes of paediatric epilepsy surgery in Singapore: A single-centre audit [2021] - 3,076KB
by Si Qi Tan, Adeline Seow Fen Ngoh, Wai Hoe Ng, Wanying Xie, Janardhan Krishnappa, Nazima Binte Sahul Hamed, Phua Hwee Tang, Tchoyoson Choie Cheio Lim, Kenneth Tou En Chang, Ming Lee, Martha I-Ming Kao, David Chyi Yeu Low, Derrick Wei Shih Chan
Background: Paediatric epilepsy surgery reduces seizure burden in drug-refractory epilepsy reducing long-term neurocognitive damage. Methods: Single-centre retrospective audit of pre-surgical evaluati...

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