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Temporal trends of stroke incidence over 14 years in Iran: Findings of a large-scale multi-centric hospital-based registry [2023] - 568KB
by Masoumeh Sadeghi, Marjan Jamalian, Fatemeh Nouri, Hamidreza Roohafza, Shahram Oveisegaran, Marzieh Taheri, Nizal Sarrafzadegan, Habib Rahban
Background: The burden of stroke is high worldwide, especially in low-middle income countries. We aim to explore the temporal trends of the incidence rate (IR) of stroke over 14 years in Iran’s cent...

Association between plaque characteristics and severity of acute ischemic stroke [2023] - 1,020KB
by Abhas Kumar, Pushpendra Nath Renjen, Harsh Rastogi, Dinesh Mohan Chaudhari, Priyal, Arushee Bhatnagar, Kamal Ahmad, Anjali Mishra
Background & Objective: Cerebrovascular atherosclerotic disease is the major cause of ischemic stroke and transient ischemia attack (TIA). Atherosclerosis commonly affects intracranial and extracrania...

Prevalence and risk factors of post-stroke pain in a Malaysian stroke centre: A cross sectional study [2023] - 382KB
by Rathika Rajah, Shahrul Azmin, Mohd Rizal Abdul Manaf, Wan Nur Nafisah Wan Yahya
Background & Objectives: Post-stroke pain (PSP) is a common complication that is often overlooked. It leads to depression, impaired quality of life (QoL) and increased economic burden. In this study, ...

Acupuncture in the treatment of stroke: A bibliometric analysis based on Citespace [2023] - 2,614KB
by Yajing Zhang, Yu Shen, Xixi Dang, Xiaomeng Chen, Yirong Yang, Ying Xiong, Daojun Hong
Background & Objectives: Stroke is an acute cerebrovascular disease with high morbidity, high mortality and high disability rate. Acupuncture has been widely used in the treatment of stroke. However, ...

Estimating a two-year recurrence risk of ischemic stroke based on Essen Stroke Risk Score and retinal characteristics [2023] - 600KB
by Yuanyuan Zhuo, Min Pi, Xingxian Huang, Limin Liu, Zhuoxin Yang
Objectives: Prediction of recurrence risk after initial ischemic stroke helps improve patient outcomes. We estimated the validity of combining the Essen Stroke Risk Score (ESRS) with retinal character...

The role of red blood cell distribution width to platelet ratio in predicting hemorrhagic transformation after mechanical thrombectomy therapy in acute ischemic stroke patients [2023] - 360KB
by Weiwei Tao, Dan Yu, Gang Wu, Wanfen Wang, Xiaofei Hu
Objective: Hemorrhagic transformation (HT) is common complication after mechanical thrombectory (MT) for acute ischemic stroke (AIS). To our knowledge, there has been no study on the correlation betwe...

Ticagrelor plus aspirin vs clopidogrel plus aspirin in mild non-cardioembolic ischemic stroke: A protocol of a randomized, controlled, active comparator arm, outcome assessor blind, feasibility study [2023] - 504KB
by Athena Sharifi-Razavi, Amir Moghadam Ahmadi, Nasim Tabrizi, Razieh Daz
Background & Objectives: The risk of recurrence after a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke is high especially within three months after first event. The aim of study is assessing the effi...

Serum galectin-3 as a potential predictive biomarker Is associated with post-stroke depression [2023] - 324KB
by Weiyuan Yuan, YiMeng Feng, Ting Yang, Kedierya Mahemuti, Ensheng Yao
Objective: As an inflammatory mediator, serum galectin-3 is involved in a variety of biological processes, including fibrosis, angiogenesis, apoptosis and immune activation, as well as in the physiolo...

Knowledge, and attitudes of patient’s primary caregiver towards decompressive hemicraniectomy [2023] - 310KB
by Mark Erving H Ramos, Steven G Villaraza, Criscely L Go, Romulo Urgel Esagunde, Jose C Navarro
Background: Decompressive hemicraniectomy (DHC) is a surgical procedure in which a substantial piece of the cranium is removed to reduce intracranial pressure. DHC improves mortality. Although the sur...

Evaluation of the functional status of the “unaffected” hand in hemiplegic patients [2023] - 362KB
by Elzem Bolkan Günaydın, Mustafa Çağrı Öcalan, Aslıhan Uzunkulaoğlu, Saime Ay
Objectives: To evaluate the functional status of the unaffected hand in hemiplegic patients and its relationships with activities of daily living. Methods: This cross-sectional study included 30 right...

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