A Thrift

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. ncbi request reprint 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
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint 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
  7. ncbi request reprint 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
  8. ncbi request reprint 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
  9. ncbi request reprint 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
  10. ncbi request reprint 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

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint 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...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint 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])...
  11. ncbi request reprint 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...
  19. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  20. doi request reprint 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Stroke units, tissue plasminogen activator, aspirin and neuroprotection: which stroke intervention could provide the greatest community benefit?
    Amanda K Gilligan
    Department of Neurology, Austin and Repatriation Medical Center, Heidelberg, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 20:239-44. 2005
    ..Although a number of acute stroke interventions are of proven efficacy, there is uncertainty about their community benefits. We aimed to assess this within a defined population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Editorial comment--Minor risk factors for intracerebral hemorrhage: the jury is still out
    Amanda G Thrift
    Stroke 34:2065-6. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint '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...
  29. ncbi request reprint 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint 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. ncbi request reprint 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
  32. ncbi request reprint 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Association between tumor necrosis receptor levels and carotid atherosclerosis: is the association limited to younger individuals?
    Amanda G Thrift
    Stroke 33:37-8. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint 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...
  38. doi request reprint Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the burden of stroke
    Amanda G Thrift
    Int J Stroke 2:57-9. 2007