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Randomized assessment of rapid endovascular treatment of ischemic stroke.
BACKGROUND Among patients with a proximal vessel occlusion in the anterior circulation, 60 to 80% of patients die within 90 days after stroke onset or do not regain functional independence despiteExpand
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Autologous mesenchymal stem cell transplantation in stroke patients
Mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) transplantation improves recovery from ischemic stroke in animals. We examined the feasibility, efficacy, and safety of cell therapy using culture‐expanded autologous MSCsExpand
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A Long‐Term Follow‐Up Study of Intravenous Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation in Patients With Ischemic Stroke
We previously evaluated the short‐term follow‐up preliminary data of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) transplantation in patients with ischemic stroke. The present study was conducted to evaluate theExpand
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Stroke Statistics in Korea: Part I. Epidemiology and Risk Factors: A Report from the Korean Stroke Society and Clinical Research Center for Stroke
The aim of the Part I of Stroke Statistics in Korea is to summarize nationally representative data of the epidemiology and risk factors of stroke in a single document. Every year, approximatelyExpand
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Longitudinal Changes of Resting-State Functional Connectivity During Motor Recovery After Stroke
Background and Purpose— Functional MRI (fMRI) studies could provide crucial information on the neural mechanisms of motor recovery in patients with stroke. Resting-state fMRI is applicable toExpand
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The plasma alpha-synuclein levels in patients with Parkinson’s disease and multiple system atrophy
Summary.α-Synuclein, a synaptic protein of unknown function, is a major component of Lewy bodies and may play a role in the pathophysiological process of Parkinson’s disease (PD). In this study, weExpand
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Vertebral artery dominance contributes to basilar artery curvature and peri-vertebrobasilar junctional infarcts
Objectives: The diameters of the vertebral arteries (VAs) are very often unequal. Therefore, this study investigated if unequal VA flow contributes to the development of basilar artery (BA) curvatureExpand
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Prediction of hemorrhagic transformation after recanalization therapy using T2*‐permeability magnetic resonance imaging
Predicting hemorrhagic transformation (HT) is critical in the setting of recanalization therapy for acute stroke. Dedicated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sequences for detection of increasedExpand
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Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy Delays the Progression of Neurological Deficits in Patients With Multiple System Atrophy
We evaluated the feasibility and safety of therapy with mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) through consecutively intra‐arterial and three repeated intravenous injections and compared the long‐termExpand
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Neuroprotective effects of human mesenchymal stem cells on dopaminergic neurons through anti‐inflammatory action
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common, progressive neurodegenerative disorder caused by the loss of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra (SN). Numerous studies have provided evidenceExpand
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