» Physical Fitness Training in Patients with Subacute Stroke (PHYS-STROKE): multicentre, randomised controlled, endpoint blinded trial
18/09/19 08:46 from Latest headlines from BMJ
AbstractObjectiveTo determine the safety and efficacy of aerobic exercise on activities of daily living in the subacute phase after stroke.DesignMulticentre, randomised controlled, endpoint blinded...

» Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Trajectories of Physical Health-Related Quality of Life Among Stroke Survivors
17/09/19 09:00 from
Stroke, Ahead of Print.

» Aortic Arch Atherosclerosis in Patients With Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source
17/09/19 09:00 from
Stroke, Ahead of Print.

» Pharmacological Modulation of Neutrophil Extracellular Traps Reverses Thrombotic Stroke tPA (Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator) Resistance
17/09/19 09:00 from
Stroke, Ahead of Print.

» Impact of Reperfusion for Nonagenarians Treated by Mechanical Thrombectomy
17/09/19 09:00 from
Stroke, Ahead of Print.

» Serum Anti-NMDA (N-Methyl-D-Aspartate)-Receptor Antibodies and Long-Term Clinical Outcome After Stroke (PROSCIS-B)
17/09/19 09:00 from
Stroke, Ahead of Print.

» Catheter Ablation Compared With Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation
17/09/19 00:00 from JAMA Current Issue
To the Editor Dr Packer and colleagues for the CABANA Investigators demonstrated no significant difference between catheter ablation and antiarrhythmic drug therapy in patients with paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation on the co...

» 54 Acute Blood Pressure Lowering in Spontaneous Acute Intra-cerebral Haemorrhage: A Re-audit in a Tertiary Referral Stroke Centre
16/09/19 00:00 from Age and Ageing - current issue
Abstract Background Acute blood pressure (BP) lowering to a target of <150mmHg systolic improves outcomes in patients with acute spontaneous intra-cerebral haemorrhage (sICH). It is thought that the beneficial effect of BP-lowering in...

» 254 An Audit of the Frequency of Early Swallow Screens Performed in Patients Diagnosed with a Stroke
16/09/19 00:00 from Age and Ageing - current issue
Abstract Background The National Stroke Audit 2015 showed that Ireland had made great advances in stroke care but one notable area of deficiency was in access to early swallow screening (within 4 hours). An early swallow screen is recomm...

» 164 Dementia, a Familial Affair
16/09/19 00:00 from Age and Ageing - current issue
Abstract Background In Ireland, there are approximately 55,000 cases of dementia. One of the rare causes of dementia is Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), affecting one person per million each year worldwide. It is a rapidly progressive de...

» 248 An Evaluation of Patient Education Post-Stroke
16/09/19 00:00 from Age and Ageing - current issue
Abstract Background In 2018, 212 acute strokes were diagnosed in our university teaching hospital. Our stroke service is evolving to meet the needs of this growing population. The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge patients ...

» 352 Grey and White Matters – Designing and Implementing an Acute Stroke Program in a level 3 Hospital
16/09/19 00:00 from Age and Ageing - current issue
Abstract Background Following the publication of the National Stroke Audit in 2015 with below the national average rates of thrombolysis – 3.3% versus 11% - there has been a number of initiatives launched to improve stroke care in this h...

» 207 Acute Incidence of Disease at Elevated Levels of Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) in Dublin, Ireland
16/09/19 00:00 from Age and Ageing - current issue
Abstract Background Fine particulate matter (PM 2.5 ) has been associated with disease incidence worldwide. In Ireland this is mainly produced by residential heating systems, particularly peat, coal and wood. This study aimed to explore ...

» 136 Early Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Post Stroke
16/09/19 00:00 from Age and Ageing - current issue
Abstract Background While hypertension is the leading cause of stroke, early blood pressure (BP) management post event can be a challenge. Adjustment of antihypertensive medications is largely based on daytime ward readings. Abnormal noc...

» 134 Does a Purely Occipital Lobe Stroke Lead to Significant Long Term Disability and Handicap?
16/09/19 00:00 from Age and Ageing - current issue
Abstract Background Occipital lobe strokes are characterised by a visual field deficit (VFD) and the absence of a motor deficit. A persistent VFD may have significant long-term implications for a patient and their lifestyle. Our aim was ...

» 321 Review of Statin Therapy in Frail Older Patients over 75 Years Old Residing in Long Term Care
16/09/19 00:00 from Age and Ageing - current issue
Abstract Background Statins are frequently prescribed in older patients for prevention of cardiovascular disease and treatment of hypercholesterolemia. However, there is little evidence to indicate that statins have any benefit in older ...

» 204 Clinicoradiological Diagnosis of Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy-Related Inflammation (CAA-ri) - a Non-Invasive Approach to Diagnosis and Management
16/09/19 00:00 from Age and Ageing - current issue
Abstract Background Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy (CAA) is an age-related disorder characterised by deposition of beta-amyloid protein in the walls of small and medium cortical vessels leading to increased risk of intracranial bleeding. CA...

» 133 Prospective Audit of Adherence to Current Guidelines for Urinary Catheterisation on a Dedicated Geriatric ward in a Tertiary Hospital
16/09/19 00:00 from Age and Ageing - current issue
Abstract Background A review of current practice in urinary catheterisation of geriatric patients on admission to hospital in respect of current HSE guidelines; looking at adherence to prescribed indications. Methods A consecutive sample...

» 319 Appropriate Duration of Extended Cardiac Monitoring for Atrial Fibrillation in Cryptogenic Stroke
16/09/19 00:00 from Age and Ageing - current issue
Abstract Background Strokes due to cardio embolism are generally more severe and prone to early and long term recurrence. All forms of anticoagulant therapy are associated with a two thirds risk reduction in acute ischaemic stroke associ...

» 127 Modifiable Cardiovascular Risk Profile in People with Mild Cognitive Symptoms Attending a Memory Service - an Opportunity to Promote Brain Health
16/09/19 00:00 from Age and Ageing - current issue
Abstract Background Current evidence strongly implicates the burden of vascular risk factors (VRF) in the development of stroke, cognitive decline and dementia. This effect is mediated through several mechanisms, including amyloidogenesi...

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