Silvia Bonaiti

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OBJECTIVE Although a concern exists that 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors (statins) might increase the risk of intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH), the contribution of these agents to the relationship between serum cholesterol and disease occurrence has been poorly investigated. METHODS We compared consecutive patients having ICH(More)
BACKGROUND We sought to compare the benefit of percutaneous closure to that of medical therapy alone for the secondary prevention of embolism in patients with patent foramen ovale (PFO) and otherwise unexplained ischemic stroke, in a propensity scored study. METHODS AND RESULTS Between 2000 and 2012, we selected consecutive first-ever ischemic stroke(More)
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