Stroke Research

Hints for Stroke?

Original research article: Krishnan, Kailash, Kerolos Bassilious, Erik Eriksen, Philip M Bath, Nikola Sprigg, Sigrun Kierulf Brækken, Hege Ihle-Hansen, Morten Andreas Horn, and Else Charlotte Sandset. “Posterior Circulation Stroke Diagnosis Using HINTS in Patients...

On the Basis of Gender

Comment on the paper “Women in the European Stroke Organisation: One, two, many. . . – A Top Down and Bottom Up approach” by Dr Linxin Li   “I try to teach through my opinions, through my speeches, how wrong it is to judge people on the basis of what they look...

Same Stroke, Same Treatment?

Same stroke, same treatment and lower limb weakness, but forget about upper motor neurons! By Giuseppe Reale, MD – ESO YSPR Committee Sometimes it seems that stroke treatment is all about time, tissue and recanalization, whatever it takes. However, it is important to...

Another Recurrent Stroke

Author: Dr Linxin Li This is a true case that I recently heard about in a meeting. I thought it might be of interest to you too. A 40-year-old man who lives in the Netherlands but works in the UK presented to a hospital in the UK. He had a sudden onset of left face,...

Author Interview with Dr Johannes Kaesmacher

Author Interview with Dr Johannes Kaesmacher, from the University Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, University Hospital Bern, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland Interviewed by Nicolas Martinez-Majander, from the Department of...

Failure is a Part of Success

Johannes Kaesmacher MD, University Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland The medical field has historically developed a culture of perfectionism reacting slightly anaphylactic in response to failure. In...

Here We Go Again…Repeated Endovascular Treatment!

Author: Dr Nicolas Martinez-Majander Affiliation: Clinical Neurosciences, Department of Neurology, University of Helsinki and Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland A 27-year-old man was admitted with left hemiparesis, dysarthria and neglect...

Stop it right now!

Dr Linxin Li and Dr Robert Hurford Centre for Prevention of Stroke and Dementia, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University   5pm, we received a telephone GP referral. “I wondered if you could arrange to see this...