Stroke: Simple scoring system detects nonhemorrhagic infarcts
- Acute ischaemic stroke. Gubitz, Gord // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/11/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7236, p692
Presents a study on acute ischaemic stroke. Definition of stroke; Percentage of acute strokes caused by cerebral infarction; Effects of specialized care in people with stroke; Effect of medical treatment, such as trombolysis, in acute ischaemic stroke.
- Incidence, manifestations, and predictors of brain infarcts defined by serial cranial magnetic resonance imaging in the elderly: the Cardiovascular Health Study. // Current Medical Literature: Stroke Review;2003, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p48
Studies the incidence, manifestations and predictors of brain infarcts defined by serial cranial magnetic resonance imaging in the elderly. Infarcts related to cognitive decline; Severity of white matter changes.
- Migraine and risk of ischaemic stroke: a case-control study. Tzourio, Christophe; Iglesias, Serge; Hubert, Jean-Baptiste; Visy, Jean-Marc; Alperovitch, Annick; Tehindrazanarivelo, Alain; Biousse, Valerie; Woimant, France; Bousser, Marie-Germaine // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/31/93, Vol. 307 Issue 6899, p289
Investigates the influence of migraine on the development of ischaemic stroke in Paris, France. Use of brain computed tomography in ischaemic stroke detection; Correlation between migraine and cerebral infarction; Relationship between migraine and stroke.
- The importance of brain infarct size and location in predicting outcome after stroke. Beloosesky, Y.; Streifler, J.Y. // Age & Ageing;Nov95, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p515
Correlates the brain infarct size and location as measured by computerized tomographic scan with the functional outcome following stroke in elderly patients. Subjects of the study; Grading of functional status according to the modified Rankin scale; Stroke risk factors; Comparison of functional...
- The Influence of Hyperglycemia on the Outcome of Cerebral Infarction. Matchar, David B.; Divine, George W.; Heyman, Albert; Feussner, John R. // Annals of Internal Medicine;9/15/92, Vol. 117 Issue 6, p449
Presents information on a study that determined whether hyperglycemia in the acute stroke period is associated with worse survival and functional outcome after accounting for acute stress response and chronic hyperglycemia. Methodology; Results and discussion; Conclusion.
- Migraine and cerebral infarction in young people. Camerlingo, Massimo; Romorini, A.; Ferrante, C.; Valente, L.; Moschini, L. // Neurological Sciences;Jun2010, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p293
The objective of this study is to investigate relationship between migraine and cerebral infarction in young people. Patients aging 16â€“44 years, referred for stroke and age- and gender-matched controls were investigated for migraine following the International Headache Society criteria....
- Brain abscess complicating cerebral infarct. Beloosesky, Yichayaou; Y. Streifler, Jonathan; Eynan, Nachman; Grinblat, Joseph // Age & Ageing;Nov2002, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p477
Presents a case of a 68-year old man who suffered sachemic strokes in the left middle cerebral artery territory and developed a cerebral abscess in the infarcted area. Factors that increase the risk of stroke; Indication of the combination of a sudden onset of a right dense hemiparesis with...
- Early Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke. Barsan, William G.; Brott, Thomas G.; Olinger, Charles P.; Marler, John R. // Annals of Internal Medicine;9/15/89, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p449
Editorial. Discusses the difficulty of early treatment for ischemic stroke. Reason for the impracticality of early treatment for ischemic stroke; Description of acute cerebral infarction; Variables limiting early stroke treatment in humans.
- Outcome and prognostic factors of hemicraniectomy for space occupying cerebral infarction. Uhl E; Kreth F W; Elias B; Goldammer A; Hempelmann R G; Liefner M; Nowak G; Oertel M; Schmieder K; Schneider G-H // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Feb2004, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p270
OBJECTIVE: To determine long term functional outcome and length of survival of patients undergoing decompressive craniectomy for space occupying infarction of the middle cerebral artery (MCA), and to identify risk factors associated with death and unfavourable outcomes METHODS: Databases of...