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Rivaroxaban for Stroke Prevention after Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source
Background Embolic strokes of undetermined source represent 20% of ischemic strokes and are associated with a high rate of recurrence. Anticoagulant treatment with rivaroxaban, an oral factor XaExpand
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Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source: A Systematic Review and Clinical Update
Background and Purpose— Embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS) designates patients with nonlacunar cryptogenic ischemic strokes in whom embolism is the likely stroke mechanism. It has beenExpand
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Nonvitamin-K-Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation and Previous Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Background and Purpose— To assess whether the combined analysis of all phase III trials of nonvitamin-K-antagonist (non-VKA) oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation and previousExpand
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Perfusion-CT guided intravenous thrombolysis in patients with unknown-onset stroke: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, pilot feasibility trial
IntroductionPatients with unknown stroke onset are generally excluded from acute recanalisation treatments. We designed a pilot study to assess feasibility of a trial of perfusion computed tomographyExpand
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Real-World Setting Comparison of Nonvitamin-K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants Versus Vitamin-K Antagonists for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background and Purpose— Evidence from the real-world setting complements evidence coming from randomized controlled trials. We aimed to summarize all available evidence from high-quality real-worldExpand
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Hormonal contraceptives and risk of ischemic stroke in women with migraine: a consensus statement from the European Headache Federation (EHF) and the European Society of Contraception and
Several data indicate that migraine, especially migraine with aura, is associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke and other vascular events. Of concern is whether the risk of ischemicExpand
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Adiponectin: a key playmaker adipocytokine in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the hepatic manifestation of metabolic syndrome and can progress to cirrhosis, liver failure, and hepatocellular carcinoma. In the last two decades, theExpand
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Discrimination indices as screening tests for β-thalassemic trait
Dear Editor, We read with great interest the remarks by Beyan et al. [1] which were recently published online in Annals of Hematology concerning our paper [2] entitled ‘Discrimination indices asExpand
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The type of atrial fibrillation is associated with long-term outcome in patients with acute ischemic stroke.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES We aimed to investigate the association between the type of atrial fibrillation (AF) and long-term outcome in terms of mortality and stroke recurrence in patients with ischemicExpand
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Association Between Obesity and Mortality After Acute First-Ever Stroke: The Obesity–Stroke Paradox
Background and Purpose— Limited data exist concerning obesity and survival in patients after acute stroke. The objective of this study was to investigate the association between obesity and survivalExpand
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