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BMC Neurology

Cerebrovascular disease and stroke

Section edited by Erwin Stolz and Szatmari Szabolcs

This section is dedicated to covering all aspects of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, ischemic stroke, spontaneous intracranial bleeding, sinus thrombosis, carotid or vertebral artery disease, cerebrovascular physiology, and neuroimaging related to cerebrovascular diseases.

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  1. Content type: Case report

    Volume isotropic turbo spin-echo acquisition (VISTA) is a new method similar to the 3D black-blood imaging method that enables visualization of a intramural hematoma. T1-VISTA has recently been applied in the ...

    Authors: Koji Ishitsuka, Yusuke Sakaki, Shota Sakai, Takeshi Uwatoko, Hitoshi Aibe, Tetsuro Ago, Takanari Kitazono and Hiroshi Sugimori

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:121

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    Only one case of syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone with lateral medullary syndrome has been reported so far. We report a case of lateral medullary syndrome showing syndrome of inappro...

    Authors: Hiroro Nakano, Daisuke Yanase and Masahito Yamada

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:119

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Neurology 2016 16:192

  3. Content type: Research article

    Around two thirds stroke patients may suffer from vascular cognitive impairment (VCI). Our previous study has validated the NINDS-CSN harmonization standard for VCI diagnosis in Chinese. In this study, we aime...

    Authors: Xiangliang Chen, Lihui Duan, Yunfei Han, Ling Tian, Qiliang Dai, Shang Wang, Ying Lin, Yunyun Xiong and Xinfeng Liu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:115

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The clinical significance of vertebral artery (VA) hypoplasia is under discussion. The aim of this retrospective study is to evaluate a hypothesis of a possible causal link between VA hypoplasia (VAH) and the ...

    Authors: Virginija Gaigalaite, Augenijus Vilimas, Violeta Ozeraitiene, Jurate Dementaviciene, Ricardas Janilionis, Danute Kalibatiene and Saulius Rocka

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:118

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  5. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to determine the risk of thromboembolic events in patients with junctional bradycardia(JB).

    Authors: Gwang Sil Kim, Jae-Sun Uhm, Tae-Hoon Kim, Hancheol Lee, Junbeom Park, Jin-Kyu Park, Boyoung Joung, Hui-Nam Pak and Moon-Hyoung Lee

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:113

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The widespread adoption of electronic health records provides new opportunities to better predict which patients are likely to suffer a stroke. Using electronic health records, we assessed the correlation of d...

    Authors: Trevor Sughrue, Michael A. Swiernik, Yang Huang and James P. Brody

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:112

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The prognostic influence of hyperglycemia in acute stroke has been well established. While in cortical stroke there is a strong association between hyperglycemia and poor outcome, this relation is less clear i...

    Authors: Irene Miedema, Gert-Jan Luijckx, Raf Brouns, Jacques De Keyser and Maarten Uyttenboogaart

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:104

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Transorbital sonography (TOS) has been proven to be able to non-invasively detect elevated intracranial pressure. In this condition TOS shows an increase in optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD). It has been sugg...

    Authors: Piergiorgio Lochner, Francesco Brigo, Maria Luisa Zedde, Sandro Sanguigni, Lorenzo Coppo, Raffaele Nardone, Andrea Naldi, Daniele Sola and Erwin Stolz

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:85

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Neurology 2016 16:94

  9. Content type: Research article

    Living alone is associated with increased mortality after myocardial infarction but little data is available about whether this applies to prognosis after stroke. We aimed to examine the association between li...

    Authors: Petra Redfors, Daniella Isaksén, Georgios Lappas, Christian Blomstrand, Annika Rosengren, Katarina Jood and Christina Jern

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:80

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Limb-shaking transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a well-recognized, but rare observation in contralateral carotid steno-occlusive disease. Consequently, most clinicians have not had the chance to witness an att...

    Authors: Sverre Rosenbaum, Christian Ovesen, Nancy Futrell and Derk W. Krieger

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:78

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  11. Content type: Research article

    In recent randomized controlled trials (RCTs) intra-arterial treatment (IAT) has been proven effective and safe for patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS). So far, there seemed to be no interaction between ...

    Authors: Debbie Beumer, Anouk D. Rozeman, Geert J. Lycklama à Nijeholt, Patrick A. Brouwer, Sjoerd F. M. Jenniskens, Ale Algra, Jelis Boiten, Wouter Schonewille, Robert J. van Oostenbrugge, Diederik W. J. Dippel and Wim H. van Zwam

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:68

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  12. Content type: Study protocol

    Cognitive impairment and neuropsychiatric syndromes, like depression and apathy, are frequent residual consequences of stroke. These have a large impact on quality of life and long-term prognosis. Several fact...

    Authors: Elles Douven, Syenna H. J. Schievink, Frans R. J. Verhey, Robert J. van Oostenbrugge, Pauline Aalten, Julie Staals and Sebastian Köhler

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:65

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study is to determine whether intracerebral hemorrhage and subarachnoid hemorrhage have different incidence patterns based on monthly variations in meteorological and air pollution paramete...

    Authors: Myung-Hoon Han, Hyeong-Joong Yi, Yong Ko, Young-Soo Kim and Young-Jun Lee

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:59

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Intravenous thrombolytic therapy after ischaemic stroke significantly reduces mortality and morbidity. Actual thrombolysis rates are disappointingly low in many western countries. It has been suggested that hi...

    Authors: S. Scherf, M. Limburg, R. Wimmers, I. Middelkoop and H. Lingsma

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:53

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Carotid artery stenosis is a frequent cause of ischemic stroke. While any degree of stenosis can cause embolic stroke, a higher degree of stenosis can also cause hemodynamic infarction. The hemodynamic effect ...

    Authors: Sibu Mundiyanapurath, Peter Arthur Ringleb, Sascha Diatschuk, Oliver Eidel, Sina Burth, Ralf Floca, Markus Möhlenbruch, Wolfgang Wick, Martin Bendszus and Alexander Radbruch

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:50

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The predictive ability of National Institute of Neurological Disease and Stroke-Canadian Stroke Network (NINDS-CSN) 5-minute protocol and Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) administered sub-acutely and at th...

    Authors: YanHong Dong, Jing Xu, Bernard Poon-Lap Chan, Raymond Chee Seong Seet, Narayanaswamy Venketasubramanian, Hock Luen Teoh, Vijay Kumar Sharma and Christopher Li-Hsian Chen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2016 16:46

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