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HSC Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare Sciences Current Awareness Bulletins: Stroke Medicine and Surgery

Stroke Medicine and Surgery current awareness bulletin

Frequency: Bi-monthly

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July 2024

Acute ischemic stroke outcomes in patients with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1136/jnis-2023-020489

Adipokines and stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis of disease risk and patient outcomes 10.1111/obr.13684

Clinical and neuroanatomical predictors of post-stroke fatigue 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2024.107708

Clopidogrel plus aspirin vs aspirin alone in patients with acute mild to moderate stroke: the ATAMIS randomized clinical trial 10.1001/jamaneurol.2024.0146

Delirium in acute stroke is associated with increased cognitive and psychiatric symptoms over time: the Nor-COAST study 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2024.107667

Endovascular thrombectomy treatment effect in direct vs transferred patients with large ischemic strokes: a prespecified analysis of the SELECT2 trial 10.1001/jamaneurol.2024.0206

Global, regional, and national burdens of stroke in children and adolescents from 1990 to 2019: a population-based study 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.044827

Haemorrhagic stroke and brain vascular malformations in women: risk factors and clinical features 10.1016/S1474-4422(24)00122-4

Head injury and risk of incident ischemic stroke in community-dwelling adults 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.046443

The impact of pre-stroke metformin use on clinical outcomes after acute ischemic stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2024.107716

Implementing telestroke in the inpatient setting: identifying factors for success 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.046024

LDL-C levels and bleeding risk in patients taking DAPT after minor ischemic stroke or TIA 10.1001/jamaneurol.2024.0086

Mapping the ecological terrain of stroke prehospital delay: a nationwide registry study 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.045521

The prevalence and characteristics of alexithymia in stroke patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2024.107712

Prevalence of depression and anxiety symptoms after stroke in young adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2024.107732

Sublingual edaravone dexborneol for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke: the TASTE-SL randomized clinical trial 10.1001/jamaneurol.2023.5716

Unveiling the evolving landscape of stroke care costs: a time-driven analysis 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2024.107663


JAMA Neurology (Apr-May); Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery (Mar); Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases (Jun-Jul; Lancet Neurology, The (May-Jun); Obesity Reviews (Apr); Stroke (Jun)

May 2024

Admission avoidance hospital at home (new Cochrane intervention review) 10.1002/14651858.CD007491.pub3

Association between MR‐based thrombus imaging characteristics and endovascular therapy outcome in acute ischemic stroke: a systematic review and meta‐analysis 10.1161/SVIN.123.001142

Climate change and stroke: a topical narrative review 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.043826

Dysphagia after stroke: research advances in treatment interventions 10.1016/S1474-4422(24)00053-X

Effect of remote ischemic conditioning in ischemic stroke subtypes: a post hoc subgroup analysis from the RESIST trial 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.046144

Efficacy and safety of PCSK9 inhibitors for stroke prevention: systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2024.107633

Factors influencing the implementation of early discharge hospital at home and admission avoidance hospital at home (new Cochrane qualitative review) 10.1002/14651858.CD014765.pub2

Inhibition of anaplastic lymphoma kinase protects from ischemic stroke 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.044873

Intravenous alteplase versus best medical therapy for patients with minor stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.045495

Intravenous thrombolysis for ischemic stroke in the posterior circulation: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2024.107641

Intravenous tirofiban versus alteplase before endovascular treatment in acute ischemic stroke: a pooled analysis of the DEVT and RESCUE BT trials 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.044562

Outdoor light at night, air pollution, and risk of cerebrovascular disease: a cohort study in China 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.044904s

A patient‐centered approach to cardiac monitoring after cryptogenic stroke: a review  10.1161/SVIN.123.001126

Radial versus femoral access for mechanical thrombectomy in patients with stroke: a noninferiority randomized clinical trial 10.1161/STROKEAHA.124.046360

Risk of stroke and myocardial infarction among initiators of triptans 10.1001/jamaneurol.2023.5549

Secondary stroke prevention in people with atrial fibrillation: treatments and trials 10.1016/S1474-4422(24)00037-1

Ten-year follow-up investigation of stroke risk in systemic lupus erythematosus 10.1136/svn-2022-001499

Thrombolysis for wake-up stroke versus non–wake-up unwitnessed stroke: EOS individual patient data meta-analysis 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.043358


Cochrane Library (Mar); JAMA Neurology (Mar); Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases (Apr-May); Lancet Neurology, The (Mar-Apr); Stroke (Apr); Stroke and Vascular Neurology (Feb); Stroke: Vascular and Interventional Neurology (Mar)

March 2024

Allogeneic stem cell therapy for acute ischemic stroke DOI: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2023.5200

Argatroban in patients with acute ischemic stroke with early neurological deterioration DOI: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2023.5093

Artificial intelligence (AI)-derived software to help clinical decision making in stroke (new NICE guideline DG57)

Atrial fibrillation in patients with stroke attributed to large- or small-vessel disease (STROKE AF) DOI: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2023.3931  

Central retinal artery occlusion: a review of pathophysiological features and management DOI: 10.1161/SVIN.123.000977

The effect of age on the relationship between body mass index and risks of incident stroke subtypes: The JPHC study DOI: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2023.107486

Explaining predictors of discharge destination assessed along the patients’ acute stroke journey DOI: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2023.107514

Feasibility and user-experience of a virtual environment for social connection and education after stroke: A pilot study DOI: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2023.107515

Impact of mobile stroke units on patients with large vessel occlusion acute ischemic stroke DOI: 10.1161/SVIN.123.001095

Impact of successful recanalization and clinical outcomes of patients with acute ischemic stroke with 5 or more thrombectomy passes DOI: 10.1161/SVIN.123.001107

Informed consent in the stroke care continuum DOI: 10.1161/SVIN.123.000623

Non‐vitamin‐K‐antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) after acute myocardial infarction (new Cochrane intervention review) DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD014678.pub2

Preclinical evaluation of ZL006-05, a new antistroke drug with fast-onset antidepressant and anxiolytic effects DOI: 10.1136/svn-2022-002156

Safety and efficacy of factor XIa inhibition with milvexian for secondary stroke prevention (AXIOMATIC-SSP) DOI: 10.1016/S1474-4422(23)00403-9

Safety and efficacy of platelet glycoprotein VI inhibition in acute ischaemic stroke (ACTIMIS) DOI: 10.1016/S1474-4422(23)00427-1

Thrombectomy with the pRESET vs solitaire stent retrievers as first-line large vessel occlusion stroke treatment DOI: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2023.5010

Towards a new classification of atrial fibrillation detected after a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack DOI: 10.1016/S1474-4422(23)00326-5

Sources used: Cochrane Library (Jan-Feb); JAMA Neurology (Dec-Feb); Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases (Feb-Mar); Lancet Neurology, The (Jan-Feb); NICE website (Jan-Feb); Stroke and Vascular Neurology (Dec); Stroke: Vascular and Interventional Neurology (Jan)