Stroke Research

ESO EAST Project : Milestones and Achievements

By Dr.Inna Lutsenko, ESO EAST Coordinator in Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, Center for Distance Learning and Advance Training, Specialist In 2015 European Stroke Organisation (ESO) launched the ESO EAST (European Stroke Organisation – Enhancing and...

Stroke Still Matters…

By Hanne Christensen and Francesca Romana Pezzella Present situation: COVID19 is like nothing experienced in Europe since the Spanish flu took its toll in 1918 killing more than 50 million people. How we live, what we focus on, and what we fear and prioritize has...

Beat the Clot – Part 2

Tailoring specific interventions according to the type of thrombus: can neuroimaging help? By Barbara Casolla, MD, PhD, Univ. Lille, Inserm U1171, Degenerative and Vascular Cognitive Disorders, CHU Lille, Department of Neurology, France Twitter: @BarbaraCasolla In...

Stroke Care During COVID-19 Pandemic

In the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, several European physicians have reported a reallocation of stroke resources and reduction of hospital staff due to quarantine or infection. Francesco Corea, FESO, Chair of the ESO Social Media Committee and Marialuisa Zedde,...

Varicella Zoster Virus and Stroke

By: Giuseppe Reale, MD. Catholic University of the Sacred Heart – Rome. These days viruses are frightening. Here is a story on how research and epidemiology are important to understand, treat and prevent viral infections and their complications. Varicella Zoster Virus...

Pregnancy and Stroke – and the other way around

By: Dr Nicolas Martinez-Majander, Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland Incidence of young-onset ischemic stroke is currently about 13/100 000 per year in high-income countries and has been increasing since 1980s. In young patients, stroke...

Anticoagulation After Intracranial Haemorrhage

Are you unsure whether to start anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation after intracranial haemorrhage? Time to randomise! By: Dr Tom Moullaali, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh; George Institute for Global Health, SydneyTwitter:...

Stroke Winter School Bern, January 2020

By Alex Alban Christensen, Odense, Denmark Flying into Switzerland, this amazing country of multilinguism, direct democracy, technology, fantastic nature and its very own take on European culture, our high expectations were initially hampered by a greeting of pouring...

Beat the Clot

What can we learn from histology of brain clots to improve acute phase treatment of ischemic stroke? By Barbara Casolla, MD, PhD, Univ. Lille, Inserm U1171, Degenerative and Vascular Cognitive Disorders, CHU Lille, Department of Neurology, France, Twitter:...