Amanda Thrift

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Location: Clayton, Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Stroke among women, ethnic groups, young adults, and children
    Jonathan W Sturm
    Department of Neurology, Gosford Hospital, Central Coast Area Health, Gosford, Australia
    Handb Clin Neurol 92:337-53. 2009
  2. ncbi Risk factors for cerebral hemorrhage in the era of well-controlled hypertension. Melbourne Risk Factor Study (MERFS) Group
    A G Thrift
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    Stroke 27:2020-5. 1996
  3. doi Factors associated with quality of life in 7-year survivors of stroke
    Michael J Leach
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:1365-71. 2011
  4. ncbi Brief comprehensive quality of life assessment after stroke: the assessment of quality of life instrument in the north East melbourne stroke incidence study (NEMESIS)
    Jonathan W Sturm
    National Stroke Research Institute, Department of Neurology, Austin, Australia
    Stroke 33:2888-94. 2002
  5. ncbi Incidence of the major stroke subtypes: initial findings from the North East Melbourne stroke incidence study (NEMESIS)
    A G Thrift
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, West Heidelberg, Australia. thrift@ austin.unimelb.edu.au
    Stroke 32:1732-8. 2001
  6. doi Protocol and pilot data for establishing the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry
    Dominique A Cadilhac
    National Stroke Research Institute a subsidiary of Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Heidelberg Heights, Vic, Australia
    Int J Stroke 5:217-26. 2010
  7. pmc Knowledge of risk factors and warning signs of stroke
    Marcus B Nicol
    National Stroke Research Institute, Level I, Neurosciences Building, Repatriation Hospital Heidelberg, Austin Health, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria, Australia
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 1:137-47. 2005
  8. ncbi Poverty and stroke in India: a time to act
    Jeyaraj D Pandian
    Department of Neurology, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
    Stroke 38:3063-9. 2007
  9. doi Very early mobilisation and complications in the first 3 months after stroke: further results from phase II of A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial (AVERT)
    D Sorbello
    National Stroke Research Institute, Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:378-83. 2009
  10. ncbi Why invest in a national public health program for stroke? An example using Australian data to estimate the potential benefits and cost implications
    Dominique A Cadilhac
    National Stroke Research Institute, Heidelberg Heights, VIC 3081, Australia
    Health Policy 83:287-94. 2007

Detail Information

Publications84

  1. ncbi Stroke among women, ethnic groups, young adults, and children
    Jonathan W Sturm
    Department of Neurology, Gosford Hospital, Central Coast Area Health, Gosford, Australia
    Handb Clin Neurol 92:337-53. 2009
  2. ncbi Risk factors for cerebral hemorrhage in the era of well-controlled hypertension. Melbourne Risk Factor Study (MERFS) Group
    A G Thrift
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    Stroke 27:2020-5. 1996
    ....
  3. doi Factors associated with quality of life in 7-year survivors of stroke
    Michael J Leach
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:1365-71. 2011
    ..Little is known about health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in the long term after stroke...
  4. ncbi Brief comprehensive quality of life assessment after stroke: the assessment of quality of life instrument in the north East melbourne stroke incidence study (NEMESIS)
    Jonathan W Sturm
    National Stroke Research Institute, Department of Neurology, Austin, Australia
    Stroke 33:2888-94. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to validate the Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) instrument in a stroke population...
  5. ncbi Incidence of the major stroke subtypes: initial findings from the North East Melbourne stroke incidence study (NEMESIS)
    A G Thrift
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, West Heidelberg, Australia. thrift@ austin.unimelb.edu.au
    Stroke 32:1732-8. 2001
    ..There may, however, be some differences in the incidence of subtypes within Australia...
  6. doi Protocol and pilot data for establishing the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry
    Dominique A Cadilhac
    National Stroke Research Institute a subsidiary of Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Heidelberg Heights, Vic, Australia
    Int J Stroke 5:217-26. 2010
    ..The Australian Stroke Clinical Registry aims to provide national, prospective, systematic data on processes and outcomes for stroke. We describe the methods of establishment and initial experience of operation...
  7. pmc Knowledge of risk factors and warning signs of stroke
    Marcus B Nicol
    National Stroke Research Institute, Level I, Neurosciences Building, Repatriation Hospital Heidelberg, Austin Health, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria, Australia
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 1:137-47. 2005
    ..Public campaigns to improve stroke knowledge are needed, particularly in the older age groups where the risk of stroke is greater...
  8. ncbi Poverty and stroke in India: a time to act
    Jeyaraj D Pandian
    Department of Neurology, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
    Stroke 38:3063-9. 2007
    ..There also needs to be a concerted effort to ensure access to stroke care programs that are tailored to suit Indian communities and are accessible to the large majority of the population, namely the poor...
  9. doi Very early mobilisation and complications in the first 3 months after stroke: further results from phase II of A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial (AVERT)
    D Sorbello
    National Stroke Research Institute, Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:378-83. 2009
    ..This study explored whether very early and frequent mobilisation (VEM) affected complication type (immobility/stroke related), number and severity...
  10. ncbi Why invest in a national public health program for stroke? An example using Australian data to estimate the potential benefits and cost implications
    Dominique A Cadilhac
    National Stroke Research Institute, Heidelberg Heights, VIC 3081, Australia
    Health Policy 83:287-94. 2007
    ....
  11. pmc Risk of primary intracerebral haemorrhage associated with aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: case-control study
    A G Thrift
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran 3181, Australia
    BMJ 318:759-64. 1999
    ..To examine the association between use of aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and intracerebral haemorrhage...
  12. ncbi Risk factors for stroke due to cerebral infarction in young adults
    R X You
    Department of Neurology, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
    Stroke 28:1913-8. 1997
    ..Given the importance of risk factor assessment in primary prevention, we aimed to assess this using case-control methodology in a hospital-based series and community-based control subjects...
  13. ncbi The role of blood pressure lowering before and after stroke
    Geoffrey A Donnan
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, University of Melbourne, West Heidelberg, and Department of Neurology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Opin Neurol 16:81-6. 2003
    ..There have been a number of significant randomized controlled trials which may influence management in each of these three categories...
  14. ncbi Progressive dementia after first-ever stroke: a community-based follow-up study
    V K Srikanth
    Menzies Research Institute, Tasmania, Australia
    Neurology 63:785-92. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi Editorial comment--Minor risk factors for intracerebral hemorrhage: the jury is still out
    Amanda G Thrift
    Stroke 34:2065-6. 2003
  16. ncbi Lifetime cost of stroke subtypes in Australia: findings from the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    Helen M Dewey
    National Stroke Research Institute, Level 1, Neurosciences Bldg, Repatriation Campus, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, 300 Waterdale Rd, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria 3081, Australia au
    Stroke 34:2502-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the patterns of resource use and to estimate the first-year and lifetime costs for stroke subtypes...
  17. doi Incidence of stroke subtypes in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS): differences between men and women
    Amanda G Thrift
    National Stroke Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Neuroepidemiology 32:11-8. 2009
    ..Incidence rates of stroke subtypes may be imprecise when samples are small. We aimed to determine the incidence of stroke subtypes in a large geographically defined population...
  18. ncbi Epidemiology of intracerebral hemorrhage
    A G Thrift
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Epidemiol Rev 17:361-81. 1995
  19. doi Sex differences in presentation, severity, and management of stroke in a population-based study
    S L Gall
    Menzies Research Institute, The University of Tasmania, Private Bag 23, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 7000
    Neurology 74:975-81. 2010
    ..We examined sex differences in presentation, severity, in-hospital treatment, and early mortality in a cohort of first-ever-in-a-lifetime stroke patients...
  20. doi A very early rehabilitation trial for stroke (AVERT): phase II safety and feasibility
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Level 1, Neurosciences Building, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, 300 Waterdale Rd, Heidelberg, 3081 Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 39:390-6. 2008
    ..Very early rehabilitation, with an emphasis on mobilization, may contribute to improved outcomes after stroke. We hypothesized that a very early rehabilitation protocol would be safe and feasible...
  21. ncbi Prevalence of depression and use of antidepressant medication at 5-years poststroke in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study
    Seana L Paul
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 37:2854-5. 2006
    ..There are few data on the prevalence or treatment of depression from unselected populations long-term poststroke. We assessed the prevalence of depression and antidepressant use at 5-years poststroke in an unselected stroke population...
  22. doi Patterns of stroke recurrence according to subtype of first stroke event: the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    Mahmoud Reza Azarpazhooh
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Stroke 3:158-64. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine whether stroke recurrence rates, the pattern of subtype recurrence, and prescription of secondary prevention agents differed according to initial stroke subtype...
  23. ncbi Mobilisation 'in bed' is not mobilisation
    Julie Bernhardt
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:157-8; author reply 159. 2007
  24. doi Economic evaluation alongside a phase II, multi-centre, randomised controlled trial of very early rehabilitation after stroke (AVERT)
    K Tay-Teo
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 26:475-81. 2008
    ..The effectiveness and costs of very early rehabilitation after stroke are unknown. This study assessed the cost effectiveness of very early mobilisation in addition to standard care (VEM) compared with standard care alone (SC)...
  25. ncbi The large and growing burden of stroke
    Seana L Paul
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health Repatriation Campus, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Drug Targets 8:786-93. 2007
    ..Implementation of effective primary and secondary prevention strategies is likely to have an enormous benefit in reducing the burden of stroke, particularly in developing regions...
  26. doi Estimating the prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing in community-based, long-term stroke survivors using a validated predictive model
    Dora C Pearce
    National Stroke Research Institute, Bowen Centre, Austin Health, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 26:441-6. 2008
    ..Assessing sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in aged or disabled populations is difficult...
  27. doi A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial (AVERT)
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Level 1, Neurosciences Building, Austin Health, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, 300 Waterdale Road, Heidelberg Heights, 3081 Vic, Australia
    Int J Stroke 1:169-71. 2006
  28. doi Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the burden of stroke
    Amanda G Thrift
    Int J Stroke 2:57-9. 2007
  29. doi Not all stroke units are the same: a comparison of physical activity patterns in Melbourne, Australia, and Trondheim, Norway
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Level 1, Neurosciences Building, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, 300 Waterdale Road, Heidelberg, 3081 Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 39:2059-65. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi Trial application of a Model of Resource Utilization, Costs, and Outcomes for Stroke (MORUCOS) to assist priority setting in stroke
    Marjory L Moodie
    National Stroke Research Institute, Health, Heidelberg Heights, Australia
    Stroke 35:1041-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to trial the use of the intervention module of the economic model, a Model of Resource Utilization, Costs, and Outcomes for Stroke (MORUCOS) to facilitate evaluation and ranking of the options...
  31. doi The effect of very early mobilisation after stroke on psychological well-being
    Toby B Cumming
    Neurosciences Building, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, 300Waterdale Rd, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria 3081, Australia
    J Rehabil Med 40:609-14. 2008
    ..The immobility common to patients after acute stroke has the potential to increase negative mood symptoms. We evaluated the effect of very early mobilization after stroke on levels of depression, anxiety and irritability...
  32. doi Handicap 5 years after stroke in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study
    Seana L Gall
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health Repatriation Campus, Heidelberg Heights, University of Melbourne, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:123-30. 2009
    ..Handicap is rarely comprehensively examined after stroke. We examined handicap among 5-year stroke survivors from an 'ideal' stroke incidence study...
  33. doi Gender-specific effects of caste and salt on hypertension in poverty: a population-based study
    Amanda G Thrift
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia
    J Hypertens 29:443-50. 2011
    ..Little is known about the risk of developing hypertension in those living in poverty in rural India. We examined gender and caste influences on risk factors for hypertension in a disadvantaged rural community...
  34. ncbi How generalisable is INTERSTROKE?
    Amanda G Thrift
    Lancet 376:1538-9; author reply 1539. 2010
  35. ncbi Sex differences in presentation, severity, and management of stroke in a population-based study
    Antonio Di Carlo
    Neurology 75:670-1; author reply 671. 2010
  36. ncbi Missed opportunities to prevent stroke recurrence
    Amanda G Thrift
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 37:773-4. 2010
  37. pmc The health loss from ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage: evidence from the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    Dominique A Cadilhac
    National Stroke Research Institute, Heidelberg Heights 3081, Vic, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:49. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that average Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALYs) lost from stroke would be different for ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)...
  38. ncbi Design and methods of population surveys
    Amanda G Thrift
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Neuroepidemiology 34:267-9. 2010
  39. ncbi Case-control studies: the importance of design and conduct
    Amanda G Thrift
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Neuroepidemiology 34:264-6. 2010
  40. ncbi Systematic review of observational studies
    Amanda G Thrift
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Neuroepidemiology 34:262-3. 2010
  41. doi Excessive incidence of stroke in Iran: evidence from the Mashhad Stroke Incidence Study (MSIS), a population-based study of stroke in the Middle East
    Mahmoud Reza Azarpazhooh
    Department of Neurology, Ghaem Hospital, Taghi Abad Square, Mashhad, Iran
    Stroke 41:e3-e10. 2010
    ..Most previous studies have been performed in Western countries, and incidence rates are unlikely to apply in the Middle East. We aimed to determine the incidence of stroke in Mashhad, northeastern Iran...
  42. ncbi Individuals with first-ever clinical presentation of a lacunar infarction syndrome: Is there an increased likelihood of developing mild cognitive impairment in the first 12 months after stroke?
    Jacqueline F I Anderson
    Department of Psychology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Neuropsychol 2:373-85. 2008
    ..It was concluded that a clinically diagnosed first ever stroke event, presenting as a lacunar syndrome, was not associated with an elevated risk of developing mild cognitive impairment 12 months post-stroke...
  43. doi Potential roles of high salt intake and maternal malnutrition in the development of hypertension in disadvantaged populations
    Amanda G Thrift
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 37:e78-90. 2010
    ....
  44. doi Very early mobilization after stroke fast-tracks return to walking: further results from the phase II AVERT randomized controlled trial
    Toby B Cumming
    Florey Neuroscience Institute, Australia
    Stroke 42:153-8. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that introducing earlier and more intensive out-of-bed activity after stroke would reduce time to unassisted walking and improve independence in activities of daily living...
  45. pmc Smoking as a crucial independent determinant of stroke
    Seana L Paul
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Heidelberg West, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Tob Induc Dis 2:67-80. 2004
    ..Furthermore, improvements in the stringency of epidemiological studies and the greater use of CT scanning have enabled the role of smoking in the development of stroke to be elucidated...
  46. doi Estimating the long-term costs of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke for Australia: new evidence derived from the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    Dominique A Cadilhac
    National Stroke Research Institute, Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 40:915-21. 2009
    ..NEMESIS now has patient-level resource use data for 5 years. We aimed to recalculate the long-term resource utilization of first-ever stroke patients and compare these to previous estimates obtained using data collected to 12 months...
  47. doi Smoking cessation at 5 years after stroke in the North East Melbourne stroke incidence study
    Seana L Gall
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Neuroepidemiology 32:196-200. 2009
    ..There is limited knowledge about smoking cessation after stroke. We examined smoking cessation and recall of smoking cessation advice among 5-year stroke survivors...
  48. ncbi Excess risk of stroke in Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations
    Amanda G Thrift
    Stroke 42:1501-2. 2011
  49. ncbi Is prestroke use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors associated with better outcome?
    N Chitravas
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria, Australia
    Neurology 68:1687-93. 2007
    ..There is evidence that angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) reduce the risk of stroke. However, it is unclear whether ACEI use before stroke provides a vasoprotective effect resulting in less severe stroke...
  50. ncbi Re: Does tea affect cardiovascular disease? A meta-analysis
    Amanda G Thrift
    Am J Epidemiol 156:490; author reply 490-1. 2002
  51. ncbi Informal care for stroke survivors: results from the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    H M Dewey
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, West Heidelberg, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Stroke 33:1028-33. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the nature and amount of informal care provided to stroke patients and to estimate the economic cost of that care...
  52. ncbi Handicap after stroke: how does it relate to disability, perception of recovery, and stroke subtype?: the north North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    Jonathan W Sturm
    National Stroke Research Institute and Department of Neurology, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, West Heidelberg, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Stroke 33:762-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess handicap 3 and 12 months after first-ever stroke in a community-based study...
  53. ncbi Reduced risk of intracerebral hemorrhage with dynamic recreational exercise but not with heavy work activity
    Amanda G Thrift
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, West Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 33:559-64. 2002
    ..It is unclear whether intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is associated with dynamic or static exercise. Our aim was to assess whether such an association exists...
  54. ncbi Association between tumor necrosis receptor levels and carotid atherosclerosis: is the association limited to younger individuals?
    Amanda G Thrift
    Stroke 33:37-8. 2002
  55. ncbi Cost of stroke in Australia from a societal perspective: results from the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    H M Dewey
    National Stroke Research Institute and the Neurology Department, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg, Australia
    Stroke 32:2409-16. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the patterns of resource use among stroke patients and to estimate the total costs (direct service use and indirect production losses) of stroke (excluding SAH) in Australia for 1997...
  56. ncbi Inter-rater reliability of stroke sub-type classification by neurologists and nurses within a community-based stroke incidence study
    H Dewey
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin and Repatriation Medical Center, West Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 8:14-7. 2001
    ..The OCSP classification can be easily applied in a community setting with moderate inter-rater reliability and is thus a useful instrument for commun ity-based epidemiological studies...
  57. ncbi Stroke incidence on the east coast of Australia: the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    A G Thrift
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin and Repatriation Medical Center, West Heidelberg, Australia
    Stroke 31:2087-92. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of stroke in a geographically defined region of Melbourne, Australia...
  58. ncbi Interrater reliability of the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale: rating by neurologists and nurses in a community-based stroke incidence study
    H M Dewey
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 9:323-7. 1999
    ..This ability could be used to advantage in large community-based trials and epidemiological studies...
  59. ncbi Hypertension and the risk of intracerebral haemorrhage: special considerations in patients with renal disease
    A G Thrift
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 14:2291-2. 1999
  60. ncbi Heavy drinking, but not moderate or intermediate drinking, increases the risk of intracerebral hemorrhage
    A G Thrift
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    Epidemiology 10:307-12. 1999
    ..5, 95% CI = 0.2-0.9). These results are consistent with the possibility that moderate drinking may confer protection from intracerebral hemorrhage, but this protection may be less than that previously reported...
  61. pmc Ischemic stroke risk and passive exposure to spouses' cigarette smoking. Melbourne Stroke Risk Factor Study (MERFS) Group
    R X You
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin, Australia
    Am J Public Health 89:572-5. 1999
    ..This study investigated the association between ischemic stroke risk and passive exposure to cigarette smoking...
  62. ncbi The risk of intracerebral haemorrhage with smoking. The Melbourne Risk Factor Study Group
    A G Thrift
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Vic, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 9:34-9. 1999
    ..13, 95% CI 2.0432.42). This interaction is a new finding, but the post-hoc nature of this analysis requires that it be further tested, preferably in a large prospective study...
  63. ncbi Three important subgroups of hypertensive persons at greater risk of intracerebral hemorrhage. Melbourne Risk Factor Study Group
    A G Thrift
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Hypertension 31:1223-9. 1998
    ....
  64. ncbi Hypertension and stroke
    G A Donnan
    Department of Neurology, Austin and Repatriation Hospitals, University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Australia
    J Hypertens 12:865-9. 1994
  65. ncbi Reduced frequency of high cholesterol levels among patients with intracerebral haemorrhage
    A Thrift
    Department Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 9:376-80. 2002
    ....
  66. ncbi Incidence and outcome of subtypes of ischaemic stroke: initial results from the north East melbourne stroke incidence study (NEMESIS)
    Helen M Dewey
    National Stroke Research Institute and Department of Neurology, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 15:133-9. 2003
    ..TACI had the poorest functional outcome at 3 and 12 months. These findings are similar to those of two previous studies conducted in the northern hemisphere...
  67. ncbi Increased risk of cognitive impairment 3 months after mild to moderate first-ever stroke: a Community-Based Prospective Study of Nonaphasic English-Speaking Survivors
    Velandai K Srikanth
    Epidemiology Division, National Stroke Research Institute, Austin and Repatriation Medical Center, Melbourne, Australia
    Stroke 34:1136-43. 2003
    ..There are no comprehensive data on this issue from prospective community-based studies comparing first-ever stroke patients with stroke-free subjects...
  68. ncbi Cerebrovascular disease and dementia
    Velandai Srikanth
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Australia
    Timely Top Med Cardiovasc Dis 10:E9. 2006
    ..In this review, we will attempt to synthesize data available from epidemiological, clinical and basic science research in the field of dementia related to cerebrovascular disease, highlighting potential avenues for further research...
  69. ncbi Long-term cognitive transitions, rates of cognitive change, and predictors of incident dementia in a population-based first-ever stroke cohort
    Velandai K Srikanth
    National Stroke Research Institute, Heidelberg Heights, Melbourne, Australia
    Stroke 37:2479-83. 2006
    ..We aimed to study long-term cognitive transitions, rates of cognitive change, and factors associated with incident dementia and cognitive impairment-no dementia (CIND) 2 years after first-ever stroke...
  70. ncbi Control of hypertension 5 years after stroke in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study
    Seana L Paul
    National Stroke Research Institute, Repatriation Hospital Heidelberg, Austin Health, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria, Australia
    Hypertension 48:260-5. 2006
    ..02) and diet (P < 0.09). Although the majority of hypertensive individuals had controlled hypertension at 5 years poststroke, considerable improvement can be made in the control of hypertension after stroke...
  71. ncbi The validity of brief screening cognitive instruments in the diagnosis of cognitive impairment and dementia after first-ever stroke
    Velandai Srikanth
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:295-305. 2006
    ..However, there are few data on their validity for such use. We have evaluated their validity in detecting cognitive impairment not dementia (CIND) and dementia in a community-based sample of first-ever stroke patients...
  72. ncbi Cerebrovascular disease and dementia
    Velandai Srikanth
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Australia
    Drugs Today (Barc) 41:815-25. 2005
    ..In this review, we will attempt to synthesize data available from epidemiological, clinical and basic science research in the field of dementia related to cerebrovascular disease, highlighting potential avenues for further research...
  73. ncbi Greater incidence of both fatal and nonfatal strokes in disadvantaged areas: the Northeast Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study
    Amanda G Thrift
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 37:877-82. 2006
    ..Greater stroke mortality has been reported among lower socioeconomic groups. We aimed to determine whether fatal, nonfatal, and overall stroke incidence varied by socioeconomic status...
  74. ncbi Development and application of Model of Resource Utilization, Costs, and Outcomes for Stroke (MORUCOS): an Australian economic model for stroke
    Catherine Mihalopoulos
    The University of Melbourne, 4 207 Bouverie Street, Melbourne, 3010 Victoria, Australia
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:499-505. 2005
    ..To outline the development, structure, data assumptions, and application of an Australian economic model for stroke (Model of Resource Utilization, Costs, and Outcomes for Stroke [MORUCOS])...
  75. ncbi Long-term outcome in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study: predictors of quality of life at 5 years after stroke
    Seana L Paul
    National Stroke Research Institute, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 36:2082-6. 2005
    ..For these reasons, we aimed to examine these aspects of HRQoL in an unselected population of stroke patients...
  76. ncbi Hypertension 2020: confronting tomorrow's problem today
    Christopher M Reid
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 32:374-6. 2005
    ..Experience from other countries provides evidence that prevention programmes can work. The global challenge is to ensure that implementation of such programmes in the world's developing nations does not come too late...
  77. ncbi Quality of life after stroke: the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    Jonathan W Sturm
    National Stroke Research Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Stroke 35:2340-5. 2004
    ..The aims were to assess HRQoL at 2 years poststroke, to identify determinants of HRQoL in stroke survivors, and to identify predictors at stroke onset of subsequent HRQoL...
  78. ncbi Cholesterol is associated with stroke, but is not a risk factor
    Amanda G Thrift
    National Stroke Research Institute, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Austin Health, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 35:1524-5. 2004
  79. ncbi Inactive and alone: physical activity within the first 14 days of acute stroke unit care
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 35:1005-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the physical activity patterns of stroke patients managed within acute stroke units as a first step in developing an early mobilization protocol...
  80. ncbi Determinants of handicap after stroke: the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    Jonathan W Sturm
    National Stroke Research Institute and Department of Neurology, Central Coast Area Health, NSW, Australia
    Stroke 35:715-20. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to identify, in an unselected population, factors determining handicap at 2 years after stroke...
  81. ncbi 'Out of pocket' costs to stroke patients during the first year after stroke - results from the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study
    Helen M Dewey
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 11:134-7. 2004
    ..The majority of 'out of pocket' costs relate to post-acute care aimed at minimising disability and handicap rather than to 'acute' healthcare...
  82. ncbi Risk of ischemic stroke among users of the oral contraceptive pill: The Melbourne Risk Factor Study (MERFS) Group
    Sasitorn Siritho
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, West Heidelberg, Australia
    Stroke 34:1575-80. 2003
    ..Use of oral contraceptives has increased, and there is uncertainty about the stroke risk associated with their use. Our aim was to investigate this issue...
  83. pmc Incidence of first ever stroke during Hajj ceremony
    Mahmoud Reza Azarpazhooh
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Neurol 13:193. 2013
    ..The Hajj Ceremony, the largest annual gathering in the world, is the most important life event for any Muslim. This study was designed to evaluate the incidence of stroke among Iranian pilgrims during the Hajj ceremony...