D G Nabavi

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Doppler microembolic load predicts risk of thromboembolic complications in Novacor patients
    Darius G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:160-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Window narrowing: a new method for standardized assessment of the tissue at risk-maximum of infarction in CT based brain perfusion maps
    Darius G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology University of Münster, Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 29:296-303. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of high blood pressure in acute stroke -- contra]
    D G Nabavi
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Neurologie, Universitatsklinikum Munster
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:2663. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint MOSAIC: Multimodal Stroke Assessment Using Computed Tomography: novel diagnostic approach for the prediction of infarction size and clinical outcome
    Darius G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Forchheim, Germany
    Stroke 33:2819-26. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Absence of circulating microemboli in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing electric cardioversion
    D G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Munster, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 11:95-9. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential and limitations of echocontrast-enhanced ultrasonography in acute stroke patients: a pilot study
    D G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Stroke 29:949-54. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of factor V Leiden mutation in young adults with cerebral ischaemia: a case-control study on 225 patients
    D G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    J Neurol 245:653-8. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Microembolic load in asymptomatic patients with cardiac aneurysm, severe ventricular dysfunction, and atrial fibrillation. Clinical and hemorheological correlates
    D G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 8:214-21. 1998
  9. doi request reprint Accuracy of perfusion-CT in predicting malignant middle cerebral artery brain infarction
    R Dittrich
    Dept of Neurology, University Hospital of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48129 Muenster, Germany
    J Neurol 255:896-902. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Polyarterial clustered recurrence of cervical artery dissection seems to be the rule
    R Dittrich
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Neurology 69:180-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Doppler microembolic load predicts risk of thromboembolic complications in Novacor patients
    Darius G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:160-7. 2003
    ..We evaluated the value of microembolic signals in predicting thromboembolic events for individual patients and distinctive left ventricular assist device periods...
  2. ncbi request reprint Window narrowing: a new method for standardized assessment of the tissue at risk-maximum of infarction in CT based brain perfusion maps
    Darius G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology University of Münster, Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 29:296-303. 2007
    ..Using relative perfusion maps, however, it is difficult to identify the tissue at risk-maximum (TARM) of infarction with sufficient reliability and reproducibility...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of high blood pressure in acute stroke -- contra]
    D G Nabavi
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Neurologie, Universitatsklinikum Munster
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:2663. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint MOSAIC: Multimodal Stroke Assessment Using Computed Tomography: novel diagnostic approach for the prediction of infarction size and clinical outcome
    Darius G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Forchheim, Germany
    Stroke 33:2819-26. 2002
    ..We have developed a score system based on Multimodal Stroke Assessment Using CT (MOSAIC), which was evaluated in this prospective study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Absence of circulating microemboli in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing electric cardioversion
    D G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Munster, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 11:95-9. 2001
    ..This finding requires further investigation including high-risk patients with AF undergoing CV based on different treatment protocols...
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential and limitations of echocontrast-enhanced ultrasonography in acute stroke patients: a pilot study
    D G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Stroke 29:949-54. 1998
    ..We undertook this prospective study to evaluate the diagnostic value of ECA in a consecutive, nonselected cohort of acute stroke patients with insufficient native US investigations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of factor V Leiden mutation in young adults with cerebral ischaemia: a case-control study on 225 patients
    D G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    J Neurol 245:653-8. 1998
    ..However, our results suggest that this gene mutation plays an aetiological role in the subgroup of patients suffering from 'cryptogenic' ischaemic events...
  8. ncbi request reprint Microembolic load in asymptomatic patients with cardiac aneurysm, severe ventricular dysfunction, and atrial fibrillation. Clinical and hemorheological correlates
    D G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 8:214-21. 1998
    ..Our results demonstrate a low ongoing microembolic activity in asymptomatic patients suffering from LVA, LVD and AF. An activated plasmatic coagulation system together with increased platelet aggregation contributes to ME generation...
  9. doi request reprint Accuracy of perfusion-CT in predicting malignant middle cerebral artery brain infarction
    R Dittrich
    Dept of Neurology, University Hospital of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48129 Muenster, Germany
    J Neurol 255:896-902. 2008
    ..We performed a prospective study on patients with middle cerebral artery(MCA) ischemic stroke to evaluate the accuracy of perfusion-CT imaging(PCT) to predict the development of malignant brain infarction (MBI)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Polyarterial clustered recurrence of cervical artery dissection seems to be the rule
    R Dittrich
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Neurology 69:180-6. 2007
    ..Its incidence ranges from 10 to 28%. The recurrence rate of sCAD in general over up to 8.6 years has been recorded to be 0 to 8%...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mild mechanical traumas are possible risk factors for cervical artery dissection
    R Dittrich
    Department of Neurology, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 23:275-81. 2007
    ..In a case-control study, we assessed a questionnaire with 7 mild mechanical traumas as potential trigger factors for CAD, including CMT and recent infections...
  12. ncbi request reprint Connective tissue and vascular phenotype in patients with cervical artery dissection
    R Dittrich
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Neurology 68:2120-4. 2007
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  13. doi request reprint Sensitivity of neurovascular ultrasound for the detection of spontaneous cervical artery dissection
    J Nebelsieck
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    J Clin Neurosci 16:79-82. 2009
    ..However, intramural hematomas may be missed either when they are located outside the arterial segments directly visible by nUS or if they are too small to cause hemodynamically significant stenosis...
  14. pmc Evaluation of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the phosphodiesterase 4D gene (PDE4D) and their association with ischaemic stroke in a large German cohort
    G Kuhlenbaumer
    Department of Neurology and Leibniz Institute for Atherosclerosis Research, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, 48129, Munster, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:521-4. 2006
    ..In conclusion, this study was unable to demonstrate an association between the six SNPs which had showed significant single marker association with stroke in the Icelandic stroke cohort and ischaemic stroke in a large German cohort...
  15. ncbi request reprint Negative ultrasound findings in patients with cervical artery dissection. Negative ultrasound in CAD
    R Dittrich
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48129, Munster, Germany
    J Neurol 253:424-33. 2006
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was (1) to characterize the angiological features in CAD and (2) to determine the frequency of initially normal ultrasonography (US) findings...
  16. ncbi request reprint Low rate of contrast-induced Nephropathy after CT perfusion and CT angiography in acute stroke patients
    R Dittrich
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48129 Muenster, Germany
    J Neurol 254:1491-7. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Collateralization of an occluded internal carotid artery via a vas vasorum
    V Kémeny
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Stroke 29:521-3. 1998
    ..Reopening of an occluded internal carotid artery (ICA) is often seen in dissections but only rarely occurs in atherothrombotic occlusion of the internal carotid artery...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dissection of the common and external carotid artery
    R Dittrich
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 21:208-10. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint A distinctive case of fibromuscular dysplasia
    R Dittrich
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Neurol Res 29:551-2. 2007
    ..Usually, the diagnosis is based on conventional and/or MR angiography. We present a patient with multisegmental stenoses of the internal carotid artery (ICA) where the diagnosis of FMD is based on an eye-catching ultrasound finding...
  20. pmc Predictive value of the Essen Stroke Risk Score and Ankle Brachial Index in acute ischaemic stroke patients from 85 German stroke units
    C Weimar
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:1339-43. 2008
    ..Risk stratification can contribute to individualised optimal secondary prevention in patients with cerebrovascular disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint Automatic embolus detection by a neural network
    V Kémeny
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Stroke 30:807-10. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the critical conditions of automated embolus detection by means of a trained neural network (EMBotec V5.1 One, STAC GmbH, Germany)...
  22. doi request reprint Early treatment with aspirin plus extended-release dipyridamole for transient ischaemic attack or ischaemic stroke within 24 h of symptom onset (EARLY trial): a randomised, open-label, blinded-endpoint trial
    Reinhard Dengler
    Department of Neurology, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Lancet Neurol 9:159-66. 2010
    ..The EARLY trial aimed to compare outcome in patients given aspirin plus extended-release dipyridamole twice daily either within 24 h of stroke or TIA or after 7 days of aspirin monotherapy...
  23. pmc Pneumonia in acute stroke patients fed by nasogastric tube
    R Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Muenster, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:852-6. 2004
    ..Aspiration pneumonia is the most important acute complication of stroke related dysphagia. Tube feeding is usually recommended as an effective and safe way to supply nutrition in dysphagic stroke patients...
  24. doi request reprint Obliterating intracranial vasculopathy mimicking multiple sclerosis
    M Boentert
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Acta Neurol Scand 120:68-71. 2009
    ..The first ever diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) requires consideration of both diagnostic criteria and differential diagnosis. Clinicians are particularly challenged by rare conditions which may mimic MS symptoms and relapses...
  25. ncbi request reprint Role of cerebral amyloid angiopathy in intracerebral hemorrhage in hypertensive patients
    M A Ritter
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Neurology 64:1233-7. 2005
    ..To assess the interaction of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) and arterial hypertension as cofactors for intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Juvenile ischemic brain infarction. Clinical aspects, etiology spectrum, diagnosis and therapy]
    D G Nabavi
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Neurologie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Germany
    Nervenarzt 75:167-186. 2004
    ..Various therapeutic modalities are not based on randomized large-scale studies and have to be selected on an individual basis. Despite good compliance, the annual risk of stroke recurrence is 2-3% and 1% for myocardial infarction...
  27. ncbi request reprint Protease inhibitors in spontaneous cervical artery dissections
    Carsten Konrad
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Stroke 36:9-13. 2005
    ..Here we present the first large investigation of the protease inhibitor hypothesis in patients with sCAD...
  28. ncbi request reprint Factor V Leiden mutation is a risk factor for cerebral venous thrombosis: a case-control study of 55 patients
    P Ludemann
    Department of Neurology, University of Münster Germany
    Stroke 29:2507-10. 1998
    ..BACKGROUND and..
  29. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous internal carotid artery dissection and alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency
    C Konrad
    Department of Neurology, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Acta Neurol Scand 107:233-6. 2003
    ..The relevance of alpha-1-AT deficiency for spontaneous cervical arterial dissections is discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Detection of circulating cerebral microemboli by transcranial Doppler ultrasonography]
    H Reinecke
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik Innere Medizin C Westfälische Wilhelms Universität 48129 Münster, Germany
    Z Kardiol 90:43-51. 2001
    ..Furthermore, clinical studies and their results evaluating this technique in patients with cardiological diseases and during cardiovascular interventions are reviewed...
  31. doi request reprint [Comprehensive stroke unit]
    E B Ringelstein
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Neurologie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Munster
    Nervenarzt 82:778-84. 2011
    ..From an economic point of view, the comprehensive stroke unit is expected to be cost-effective, either balanced or even positive...
  32. doi request reprint Factors influencing in-hospital mortality and morbidity in patients treated on a stroke unit
    Hans Christian Koennecke
    Department of Neurology, Vivantes Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany
    Neurology 77:965-72. 2011
    ..To determine the extent that demographics, clinical characteristics, comorbidities, and complications contribute to the risk of in-hospital mortality and morbidity in acute stroke...
  33. ncbi request reprint Acute stroke assessment with CT: do we need multimodal evaluation?
    Stephan P Kloska
    Departments of Clinical Radiology and Neurology, University Hospital of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Radiology 233:79-86. 2004
    ..To assess detection of stroke and prediction of extent of infarction with multimodal computed tomographic (CT) evaluation (unenhanced CT, perfusion CT, and CT angiography) in patients suspected of having acute stroke...
  34. ncbi request reprint Fracture of the odontoid process complicating tardive dystonia
    Carsten Konrad
    Department of Neurology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Muenster, Germany
    Mov Disord 19:983-5. 2004
    ..Neurologists with a focus on movement disorders should screen for diseases putting the patient at risk for spinal lesions and consider early treatment...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparison of different iodine concentration contrast media in perfusion computed tomography of the brain: is high iodine concentration useful?
    Stephan P Kloska
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Invest Radiol 42:564-8. 2007
    ..To investigate maximum enhancement and visual map quality in cerebral perfusion computed tomography (PCT) with variation of iodine concentration of contrast media (CM)...
  36. ncbi request reprint High level of cerebral microembolization in patients supported with the DeBakey left ventricular assist device
    Nils H Thoennissen
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1159-66. 2005
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Positional sleep apnea in patients with ischemic stroke
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 30:645-8. 2008
    ..With the purpose of identifying patients potentially being in need of a SA treatment beyond rehabilitation, we furthermore looked for epidemiologic and clinical parameters being related to persistent SA 6 months after stroke...
  38. ncbi request reprint The prognostic impact of clinical and CT parameters in patients with pontine hemorrhage
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 16:224-9. 2003
    ..In patients with pontine hemorrhage (PH), an accurate prognostic assessment is critical for establishing a reasonable therapeutic approach...
  39. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine, MTHFR C677T, CBS 844ins68bp, and MTHFD1 G1958A polymorphisms in spontaneous cervical artery dissections
    Carsten Konrad
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 11, 48149 Munster, Germany
    J Neurol 251:1242-8. 2004
    ..These data suggest that elevated homocysteine is associated with the occurrence of sCAD. The MTHFR C677T polymorphism is associated with the homocysteine level...
  40. ncbi request reprint Discrepancy between theoretical knowledge and real action in acute stroke: self-assessment as an important predictor of time to admission
    Martin A Ritter
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 29:476-9. 2007
    ..Poor knowledge of stroke symptoms within the general population might be responsible for significant delay between symptom onset and hospital admission in most stroke patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Can Doppler time domain analysis of microembolic signals discriminate between gaseous and solid microemboli in patients with left ventricular assist device?
    Nils H Thoennissen
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 27:780-4. 2005
    ..We investigated whether these time domain analyses allow the discrimination of different types of microemboli in patients with the non-pulsatile DeBakey left ventricular assist device (LVAD)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of sleep apnea in patients with recurring ischemic stroke compared with first stroke victims
    Rainier Dziewas
    Dept of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48129 Munster, Germany
    J Neurol 252:1394-8. 2005
    ..5) as independent risk-factors for stroke recurrence. According to our results SA is an independent risk factor for stroke recurrence. We therefore advocate routine sleep-apnea screening in all patients having suffered an ischemic stroke...
  43. ncbi request reprint Capnography screening for sleep apnea in patients with acute stroke
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 27:83-7. 2005
    ..Therefore, early diagnosis of SAS in these patients is made substantially easier...
  44. ncbi request reprint Perfusion CT in acute stroke: prediction of vessel recanalization and clinical outcome in intravenous thrombolytic therapy
    Stephan P Kloska
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, 48149, Munster, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:2491-8. 2007
    ..ASPECT score applied to PCT maps in acute stroke patients predicts the clinical outcome of intravenous thrombolysis and is superior to both early NECT and clinical parameters...
  45. ncbi request reprint Influence of inflammation and pump dynamic on cerebral microembolization in patients with Continuous-Flow DeBakey LVAD
    Nils H Thoennissen
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    ASAIO J 52:243-7. 2006
    ..We hypothesize that a gaseous nature of the majority of detected microemboli in the DeBakey LVAD may be the underlying reason for this discrepancy...
  46. ncbi request reprint CT angiography in acute stroke: does it provide additional information on occurrence of infarction and functional outcome after 3 months?
    Martin A Ritter
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 22:362-7. 2006
    ..To investigate whether acute phase intracranial CT angiography (CTA) independently predicts infarction and functional outcome in ischemic stroke...
  47. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of evidence-based indicators for measuring quality of acute stroke care: the Quality Indicator Board of the German Stroke Registers Study Group (ADSR)
    Peter U Heuschmann
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Domagkstr 3, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Stroke 37:2573-8. 2006
    ..Therefore, a standardized process was initiated recently to develop and implement evidence-based indicators for the measurement of quality of acute hospital stroke care...
  48. ncbi request reprint Neuroleptic-induced dysphagia: case report and literature review
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Dysphagia 22:63-7. 2007
    ..After changing medication to fluphenazin, dysphagic symptoms resolved. The literature on EPS-related dysphagia, its demographic features, typical symptoms, diagnostic modalities, clinical course, and treatment options is reviewed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cerebral small vessel diseases: cerebral microangiopathies
    E Bernd Ringelstein
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Curr Opin Neurol 18:179-88. 2005
    ..In this review, we will highlight current evidence on pathophysiology and genetics, new imaging tools, and treatment options...
  50. ncbi request reprint Color-coded perfused blood volume imaging using multidetector CT: initial results of whole-brain perfusion analysis in acute cerebral ischemia
    Stephan P Kloska
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:2352-8. 2007
    ..In summary, PBV appears to be more accurate in the detection of early infarction compared to NECT and mainly visualizes the irreversibly damaged ischemic tissue...
  51. ncbi request reprint The use of embolic signal detection in multicenter trials to evaluate antiplatelet efficacy: signal analysis and quality control mechanisms in the CARESS (Clopidogrel and Aspirin for Reduction of Emboli in Symptomatic carotid Stenosis) trial
    Ralf Dittrich
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Germany
    Stroke 37:1065-9. 2006
    ..The present study aimed at installing primary and secondary quality control measures in CARESS because MES evaluation relies on subjective judgment by human experts...
  52. ncbi request reprint The association between migraine and juvenile stroke: a case-control study
    Sonja Schwaag
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Headache 43:90-5. 2003
    ..This study is part of a larger German epidemiological research project on the association of migraine with cerebrovascular disease...
  53. ncbi request reprint Acute toxic polyradiculopathy after exorbitant intracarotid substance abuse
    Jorg Kraus
    J Neurol 253:815-6. 2006