Yoshiki Sambongi

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Diabetes mellitus is an established risk factor for stroke. However, it is uncertain whether prestroke glycemic control (PSGC) status affects clinical outcomes of acute ischemic stroke. The aim of this study was to elucidate the association between PSGC status and neurological or functional outcomes in patients with acute ischemic(More)
We report a case of atrial fibrillation in a patient in whom a mobile thrombus in the left atrial appendage increased in size after low-dose dabigatran therapy. A 74-year-old man was admitted to our hospital because of sudden onset of right hemiplasia and dysarthria. On admission, his National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score was three. Axial(More)
The stroke center with endovascular intervention has been developed with advances in acute stroke therapy. Vascular neurologists who intend to perform endovascular intervention should receive advanced clinical training in a neurosurgical department, as well as experience in cardiovascular medicine for a prescribed period. A stroke team combined with(More)
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