Pankajavalli Ramakrishnan

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OBJECTIVE To determine the association between a composite measure of serological test results for common infections (Chlamydia pneumoniae, Helicobacter pylori, cytomegalovirus, and herpes simplex virus 1 and 2) and stroke risk in a prospective cohort study. DESIGN Prospective cohort followed up longitudinally for median 8 years. SETTING Northern(More)
INTRODUCTION Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome presents with thunderclap headaches accompanied by mild neurologic deficits and is characterized by multifocal narrowing of the cerebral arteries that resolves over days to weeks. This syndrome may be idiopathic or occur in special contexts, most often involving adrenergic or serotonergic(More)
BACKGROUND Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS) is classically diagnosed based on the presence of severe thunderclap headache, focal neurologic symptoms, and the radiographic findings of reversible diffuse segmental cerebral vasoconstriction. We present a diagnostic test that may assist in the clinical diagnosis and facilitate treatment. (More)
OBJECTIVES Thromboembolic complications are well recognized during the endovascular management of intracranial aneurysms. In this study, we present a case series of 40 patients with intraprocedural thrombotic complications who were treated with intra-arterial eptifibatide (IAE), and a review of the literature. METHODS Twenty-five patients with ruptured(More)
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