Patent Foramen Ovale and Stroke
- CITATIONS AND CLINICIANS' NOTES: Imaging. // Current Medical Literature: Stroke Review;2004, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p106
Discusses the abstract of the article "Venous thromboembolism after acute ischemic stroke: a prospective study using magnetic resonance direct thrombus imaging," by J. Kelly, A. Rudd, R.R. Lewis et al. Application of the method of magnetic resonance imaging direct thrombus imaging to patients...
- Patent Foramen Ovale: Paradoxical Embolism and Paradoxical Data. Adams Jr., Harold P. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jan2004, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p15
Editorial. Comments on the congenital abnormality patent foramen ovale (PFO) in the United States. Link between PFO and cerebral infarction; Requirements for diagnosing paradoxical embolism secondary to PFO; Treatment options for patients with stroke and PFO.
- Role of Residual Defects Following Carotid Endarterectomy in the Occurrence of Cerebrovascular Symptoms. Liapis, Christos D.; Paraskevas, Kosmas I. // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p119
Carotid endarterectomy deals successfully with carotid atheromatous lesions, thus eliminating a potential source of cerebral emboli. At times, however, residual hemodynamic irregularities may occur as a result of technique imperfection or anatomic variations. These irregularities have been...
- When the Diagnosis Is "Stroke, What Is the Pathology? Raskind, Robert; Johnson, Neil // Angiology;Feb1978, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p141
Describes cases presenting as stroke which were completely cured by surgical removal of the intracranial mass lesion. Comparison of prospective and retrospective series in which a clinical diagnosis of stroke was made before hospital admission; List of the types of intracranial vascular lesions.
- Role of MTHFR C677T polymorphism in ischemic stroke. Panigrahi, Inusha; Chatterjee, Tathagata; Biswas, Arijit; Behari, Madhuri; Ved Choudhry, Prakash; Saxena, Renu // Neurology India;Mar2006, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p48
Background: Homozygosity for MTHFR C677T polymorphism can lead to significantly high homocysteine levels and hyperhomocysteinemia is an important risk factor for thrombotic events. Aims: The aim was to determine role of MTHFR C677T polymorphism in North Indians with ischemic stroke. Settings and...
- Corpus Callosum Hematoma Secondary to Isolated Inferior Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis. Erbaş, G.; Oner, A. Y.; Akpek, S.; Tokgoz, N. // Acta Radiologica;Dec2006, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p1085
A 45â€yearâ€old female was admitted with headache and vomiting. Cranial computed tomography (CT) demonstrated a callosal hematoma. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed no venous flow and thrombus replacing the inferior sagittal sinus (ISS) lumen. Under appropriate medical treatment...
- Pharmacological enhancement of recovery from stroke. Sprigg, N.; Bath, P. M. W. // Current Medical Literature: Stroke Review;2004, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p33
This article discusses about pharmacological enhancement of recovery from stroke. Despite many advances in the acute management of stroke, it is an unfortunate reality that many patients emerge with neurological impairment and disability. Ischemic stroke may be considered to comprise a series of...
- Care of Patients Receiving Long-Term Anticoagulant Therapy. Schulman, Sam // New England Journal of Medicine;8/14/2003, Vol. 349 Issue 7, p675
Discusses the initiation and management of anticoagulant therapy for a 75-year-old man with diabetes mellitus who was found to have chronic atrial fibrillation, and for whom warfarin therapy was begun to prevent thromboembolic stroke. Strategies and evidence; Efficacy of vitamin K antagonists;...
- Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. Renowden, Shelley // European Radiology;Feb2004, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p215
A comprehensive synopsis on cerebral venous thrombosis is presented. It emphasizes the various aetiologies, the wide clinical spectrum and the unpredictable outcome. Imaging techniques and pitfalls are reported and the therapeutic options are discussed.