Robert J. Adams

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on behalf of the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Nathan D. Wong, Daniel Woo and Melanie B. Turner Elsayed Z. Soliman, Paul D. Sorlie, Nona Sotoodehnia, Tanya N. Turan, Salim S. Virani, Claudia S. Moy, Dariush Mozaffarian, Michael E. Mussolino, Graham Nichol, Nina P. Paynter, Lynda D. Lisabeth, Diane M. Makuc, Gregory M.(More)
Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, FAHA; Robert Adams, MD, FAHA; Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, FAHA; Giovanni De Simone, MD; T. Bruce Ferguson, MD; Katherine Flegal, PhD*; Earl Ford, MD, MPH*; Karen Furie, MD; Alan Go, MD; Kurt Greenlund, PhD*; Nancy Haase; Susan Hailpern, DPH; Michael Ho, MD, PhD; Virginia Howard, PhD, FAHA; Brett Kissela, MD; Steven Kittner, MD;(More)
Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, FAHA; Robert J. Adams, MD, FAHA; Todd M. Brown, MD; Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, FAHA; Shifan Dai, MD, PhD*; Giovanni De Simone, MD; T. Bruce Ferguson, MD; Earl Ford, MD, MPH*; Karen Furie, MD; Cathleen Gillespie; Alan Go, MD; Kurt Greenlund, PhD*; Nancy Haase; Susan Hailpern, DPH; P. Michael Ho, MD, PhD; Virginia Howard, PhD, FAHA;(More)
AIDS dementia and encephalitis are complications of AIDS occurring most frequently in patients who are immunosuppressed. The simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) model used in this study was designed to reproducibly induce AIDS in macaques in order to examine the effects of a neurovirulent virus in this context. Pigtailed macaques (Macaca nemestrina) were(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this statement is to review the literature on childhood stroke and to provide recommendations for optimal diagnosis and treatment. This statement is intended for physicians who are responsible for diagnosing and treating infants, children, and adolescents with cerebrovascular disease. METHODS The Writing Group members were appointed(More)
The aim of this new statement is to provide comprehensive and timely evidence-based recommendations on the prevention of ischemic stroke among survivors of ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack. Evidence-based recommendations are included for the control of risk factors, interventional approaches for atherosclerotic disease, antithrombotic treatments(More)
The aim of this updated statement is to provide comprehensive and timely evidence-based recommendations on the prevention of ischemic stroke among survivors of ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack. Evidence-based recommendations are included for the control of risk factors, interventional approaches for atherosclerotic disease, antithrombotic(More)
BACKGROUND Blood transfusions prevent recurrent stroke in children with sickle cell anemia, but the value of transfusions in preventing a first stroke is unknown. We used transcranial Doppler ultrasonography to identify children with sickle cell anemia who were at high risk for stroke and then randomly assigned them to receive standard care or transfusions(More)
Stroke ranks as the third leading cause of death in the United States. It is now estimated that there are more than 700 000 incident strokes annually and 4.4 million stroke survivors.1,2 The economic burden of stroke was estimated by the American Heart Association to be $51 billion (direct and indirect costs) in 1999.3 Despite the advent of treatment of(More)