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Measurements of acute cerebral infarction: a clinical examination scale.
We designed a 15-item neurologic examination stroke scale for use in acute stroke therapy trials. In a study of 24 stroke patients, interrater reliability for the scale was found to be high (meanExpand
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Association of outcome with early stroke treatment: pooled analysis of ATLANTIS, ECASS, and NINDS rt-PA stroke trials.
BACKGROUND Quick administration of intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) after stroke improved outcomes in previous trials. We aimed to analyse combined data for individualExpand
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Stenting versus endarterectomy for treatment of carotid-artery stenosis.
BACKGROUND Carotid-artery stenting and carotid endarterectomy are both options for treating carotid-artery stenosis, an important cause of stroke. METHODS We randomly assigned patients withExpand
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Effect of treatment delay, age, and stroke severity on the effects of intravenous thrombolysis with alteplase for acute ischaemic stroke: a meta-analysis of individual patient data from randomised
Summary Background Alteplase is effective for treatment of acute ischaemic stroke but debate continues about its use after longer times since stroke onset, in older patients, and among patients whoExpand
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Volume of Intracerebral Hemorrhage: A Powerful and Easy‐to‐Use Predictor of 30‐Day Mortality
Background and Purpose The aim of this study was to determine the 30-day mortality and morbidity of intracerebral hemorrhage in a large metropolitan population and to determine the most importantExpand
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Improved Reliability of the NIH Stroke Scale Using Video Training
Despite the frequent use of clinical rating scales in multicenter therapeutic stroke trials, no generally acceptable method exists to train and certify investigators to use the instrumentExpand
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Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Ischemic Stroke: A Scientific Statement From the Stroke Council of the American Stroke Association
In 1994, a panel appointed by the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association authored guidelines for the management of patients with acute ischemic stroke.1 After the approval of the use ofExpand
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Public perception of stroke warning signs and knowledge of potential risk factors.
CONTEXT Decreasing the time from stroke onset to hospital arrival and improving control of stroke risk factors depend on public knowledge of stroke warning signs and risk factors. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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Guidelines for carotid endarterectomy: a statement for healthcare professionals from a special writing group of the Stroke Council, American Heart Association.
Since the 1950s carotid endarterectomy has been performed in patients with symptomatic carotid artery stenosis, based on suggestive but inconclusive evidence for its effectiveness. Only during theExpand
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Intracerebral hemorrhage more than twice as common as subarachnoid hemorrhage.
The authors report a study of all instances of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) (188 cases) and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) (80 cases) that occurred in the Greater Cincinnati area duringExpand
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