Stroke Research

Sometimes Age Doesn’t Matter

By Dr Linxin Li, Centre for Prevention of Stroke and Dementia, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Oxford University, UK Mr X was referred to our TIA clinic last month. He is in his late-60s. Although retired, he has remained active in life. He has known...

Genealogy of Aneurysms

Comment Authors: Renato Oliveira, Diana Aguiar de Sousa, Department of Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, University of Lisbon, Portugal Original Article: CCM Zuurbier, JP Greving, GJE Rinkel, YM Ruigrok. 2019; Higher risk of intracranial aneurysms and subarachnoid...

Manoeuvre Count in Thrombectomy

Manoeuvre Count in Thrombectomy – Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough? By Johannes Kaesmacher, MD, University Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, University Hospital Bern For first- and second-generation devices it was very early...

ESOC 2019: Rehabilitation Session

Thursday morning ESOC Rehabilitation Session The room was full for the scientific session on rehabilitation, despite the early hour and lack of coffee! My co-chair Prof Robin Lemmens and I were impressed by the quality of the research presented, and the diversity of...

ESOC 2019 Session Report: Women and Stroke

ESOC 2019 Session: WOMEN AND STROKE The session started with Anita Arsovska from Macedonia who talked about specific risk factor for women. Key take away points from her presentation are listed below. Conventional risk factors in women 1) Atrial fibrillation is higher...