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ESJ Announces New Vice Editor

We are proud to announce Professor C.J.M. Klijn as the new Vice Editor of the European Stroke Journal (ESJ). She will begin in her new role 1 January 2020. As the Vice Editor, she will work closely with the Editor-in-Chief, share the work load of handling manuscripts, and will take over his responsibilities if applicable, […]

New Feature – Paper of the Month

Starting November 2019, we are excited to present a new monthly feature – Paper of the Month. This feature was initiated by the Council of Fellows to highlight interesting and relevant papers published by ESO members or with special relevance to Europe. Paper of the Month nominations will come from the recently formed working  group […]

Collaterals 2019: encouraging platform of communication also for young stroke researchers

A chance for young stroke researchers to present their findings on an international platform By Dr.Inna Lutsenko, Faculty of Online and Distance Education, Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Dr.Gulmira Djumalieva, Vice Rector for International Relations and Strategic Development at Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The 6th International Symposium on Collaterals to the Brain, […]

Antihypertensive drugs: morning or evening?

There is emerging evidence in favour of evening vs. morning dosing in patients with diagnosed hypertension. Many questions remain to be answered before we can confidently change the timing of all our patients taking antihypertensive medication.

Traditional Risk Factors and Etiologies in Early-Onset Ischemic Stroke

By: Nicolas Martinez-Majander, Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland Incidence Incidence of early-onset ischemic stroke remains low in children and adolescents, and increases after that, being about 10/100,000 per year in people aged between 18-50 years.1 Remarkably, early-onset ischemic stroke has become even more common in high-income countries since 1980s.2 The exact reasons for […]

The Hitchhiker`s Guide to the Residency

By Giuseppe Reale, MD, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart – Rome. November is coming and, with it, the end of my 4-year Neurology Residency. After being on-the-move for so long, it is normal to calm down to settle accounts. The complexity of neurological disorders has always been tremendously wonderful to me. When I was […]

A giant burden can only be fought on the shoulders of the giants of evidence

By Diana Aguiar de Sousa and Johannes Kaesmacher From the Department of Neurology, University of Lisbon, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal and the Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland In this issue of the ESJ, Leugno-Fernandez et al1. report the results of a population-based cost analysis of Stroke in Europe funded by […]

FESO Interview with Catarina Fonseca

To qualify as an FESO, members must demonstrate scientific quality and a willingness to actively volunteer in ESO. There are no age requirements, but FESO must meet minimum standards. FESO receive additional benefits, including participation in the Council of Fellows. Visit our website for more information on how to distinguish yourself as a FESO. We […]

ESO Committee Positions Open from May 2020

We would like to take the opportunity to remind all ESO members that ESO has many Committees, which are always looking for new motivated members. The following committees have openings as from May 2020: Brain and Heart Council Education Committee Guideline Board Membership Committee Public Relations Committee Social Media Committee Stroke Unit Committee Telestroke Committee […]