Jose M Ferro

Summary

Affiliation: Faculdade de Medicina
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis: update on diagnosis and management
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences, Servico de Neurologia, Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, University of Lisbon, Av Prof Egas Moniz, 1649 035, Lisbon, Portugal
    Curr Cardiol Rep 16:523. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Neurologic manifestations of inflammatory bowel diseases
    Jose M Ferro
    Neurology Service, Department of Neurosciences, Hospital de Santa Maria, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 120:595-605. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Infective endocarditis
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences, Servico de Neurologia, Hospital de Santa Maria, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 119:75-91. 2014
  4. pmc Mitochondrial haplogroup H1 is protective for ischemic stroke in Portuguese patients
    Alexandra Rosa
    Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal
    BMC Med Genet 9:57. 2008
  5. pmc Variants of the Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 but not the Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 genes significantly influence functional outcome after stroke
    Helena Manso
    Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal
    BMC Med Genet 11:40. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Cerebral venous thrombosis with nonhemorrhagic lesions: clinical correlates and prognosis
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences, Hospital Santa Maria, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 29:440-5. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Poststroke emotional and behavior impairment: a narrative review
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences, Hospital de Santa Maria, University of Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:197-203. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Update on intracerebral haemorrhage
    Jose M Ferro
    Centro de Estudos Egas Moniz, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa 1649 035, Portugal
    J Neurol 253:985-99. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Update on subarachnoid haemorrhage
    Jose M Ferro
    Dept of Neurosciences, Centro de Estudos Egas Moniz, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Hospital de Santa Maria, 1649 035 Lisboa, Portugal
    J Neurol 255:465-79. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Early seizures in cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis: risk factors and role of antiepileptics
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Stroke 39:1152-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications81

  1. ncbi request reprint Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis: update on diagnosis and management
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences, Servico de Neurologia, Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, University of Lisbon, Av Prof Egas Moniz, 1649 035, Lisbon, Portugal
    Curr Cardiol Rep 16:523. 2014
    ..There are several ongoing multicentre registries sand trials which will improve evidence-based management of CVT in the near future. ..
  2. doi request reprint Neurologic manifestations of inflammatory bowel diseases
    Jose M Ferro
    Neurology Service, Department of Neurosciences, Hospital de Santa Maria, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 120:595-605. 2014
    ..Other central nervous system complications include a slowly progressive myelopathy, epidural and subdural spinal empyema secondary to fistulous extension from the rectum, seizures, and encephalopathy. ..
  3. doi request reprint Infective endocarditis
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences, Servico de Neurologia, Hospital de Santa Maria, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 119:75-91. 2014
    ..The majority of unruptured mycotic aneurysms can be treated by antibiotics, but for ruptured aneurysms, endovascular or neurosurgical therapy is indicated. ..
  4. pmc Mitochondrial haplogroup H1 is protective for ischemic stroke in Portuguese patients
    Alexandra Rosa
    Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal
    BMC Med Genet 9:57. 2008
    ..The aim of this case-control study was to assess the contribution of mtDNA polymorphisms and haplogroups to ischemic stroke risk...
  5. pmc Variants of the Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 but not the Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 genes significantly influence functional outcome after stroke
    Helena Manso
    Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal
    BMC Med Genet 11:40. 2010
    ..However, MMPs also have a beneficial activity in angiogenesis and neurovascular remodelling during the delayed neuroinflammatory response phase, thus possibly contributing to stroke functional recovery...
  6. doi request reprint Cerebral venous thrombosis with nonhemorrhagic lesions: clinical correlates and prognosis
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences, Hospital Santa Maria, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 29:440-5. 2010
    ..Brain imaging of patients with acute cerebral venous thrombosis often shows parenchymal hemorrhagic and nonhemorrhagic lesions. The clinical relevance of nonhemorrhagic lesions is poorly known...
  7. doi request reprint Poststroke emotional and behavior impairment: a narrative review
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences, Hospital de Santa Maria, University of Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:197-203. 2009
    ..Significant advances in the management of poststroke emotional and behavioral disturbances will need the use of comparable instruments and methods and multicenter collaboration...
  8. ncbi request reprint Update on intracerebral haemorrhage
    Jose M Ferro
    Centro de Estudos Egas Moniz, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa 1649 035, Portugal
    J Neurol 253:985-99. 2006
    ..Ventricular drainage with thrombolytics might improve outcome for patients with intraventricular bleeding. A large RCT and meta-analysis failed to show a benefit of surgery over conservative treatment in acute ICH...
  9. ncbi request reprint Update on subarachnoid haemorrhage
    Jose M Ferro
    Dept of Neurosciences, Centro de Estudos Egas Moniz, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Hospital de Santa Maria, 1649 035 Lisboa, Portugal
    J Neurol 255:465-79. 2008
    ..We review the recent advances in the clinical and diagnostic aspects of SAH and in the genetics of intracranial aneurysms. A systematic review of the treatment of SAH and grading of the available evidence is included...
  10. doi request reprint Early seizures in cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis: risk factors and role of antiepileptics
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Stroke 39:1152-8. 2008
    ..The risk of seizure early after the diagnosis of cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis (CVT) is not known, and the use of prophylactic antiepileptic (AED) medication in the acute phase of CVT is controversial...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interobserver agreement in the magnetic resonance location of cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis
    J M Ferro
    Servicos de Neurologia, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Eur J Neurol 14:353-6. 2007
    ..It is good or excellent for most of the occluded sinus and veins, except for the cortical veins. This study suggests that information on the location of CVT can be reliably collected and used in multicentre studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation and cardioembolic stroke
    J M Ferro
    Stroke Unit, Neurology Service, Santa Maria Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Minerva Cardioangiol 52:111-24. 2004
    ..There is no evidence to support routine immediate anticoagulation in acute ischeamic stroke associated with AF...
  13. ncbi request reprint Complications of cerebral vein and sinus thrombosis
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, Avenida Prof Egas Moniz, Lisbon, Portugal
    Front Neurol Neurosci 23:161-71. 2008
    ..Thus, patients should be encouraged to return to previous occupations and hobbies and reassured about the very low risk of recurrence...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis in elderly patients
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Hospital Santa Maria, 1649 035 Lisbon, Portugal
    Stroke 36:1927-32. 2005
    ..The clinical features and prognosis of cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis (CVT) in elderly patients have not been previously described...
  15. ncbi request reprint Delirium in acute subarachnoid haemorrhage
    Lara Caeiro
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Servico de Neurologia, Hospital de Santa Maria, PT 1649 035 Lisboa, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 19:31-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the risk factors for delirium in acute SAH and to analyse the relation between delirium and location and amount of haematic densities and hydrocephalus...
  16. ncbi request reprint Delay in hospital admission of patients with cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis
    Jose M Ferro
    Centro de Estudos Egas Moniz, Department of Neurology at Hospital Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 19:152-6. 2005
    ..There is a considerable delay until the clinical picture associated with CVT is recognised as justifying hospital admission, especially when patients present with symptoms identical to isolated intracranial hypertension syndrome...
  17. ncbi request reprint Delirium in acute stroke: a preliminary study of the role of anticholinergic medications
    L Caeiro
    Servico de Neurologia, Stroke Unit, Hospital de Santa Maria, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Portugal
    Eur J Neurol 11:699-704. 2004
    ..This preliminary result indicates that drugs with subtle ACH activity play a role in the pathogeneses of delirium in acute stroke. Medication with ACH activity should be avoided in acute stroke patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk score to predict the outcome of patients with cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences Neurology, Hospital Santa Maria, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:39-44. 2009
    ..Around 15% of patients die or become dependent after cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis (CVT)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Other neuroprotective therapies on trial in acute stroke
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 21:127-30. 2006
    ..Future directions should develop neuroprotective compounds that are safe and well tolerated, are effective in a broad range of patients and can be used with or without rt-PA...
  20. ncbi request reprint Aetiological diagnosis of ischaemic stroke in young adults
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Lancet Neurol 9:1085-96. 2010
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  21. doi request reprint Decompressive surgery in cerebrovenous thrombosis: a multicenter registry and a systematic review of individual patient data
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences, Hospital Santa Maria, University of Lisbon, 1649 035 Lisbon, Portugal
    Stroke 42:2825-31. 2011
    ..Herniation attributable to unilateral mass effect is the major cause of death in cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT). Decompressive surgery may be lifesaving in these patients...
  22. doi request reprint Physical activity prevents progression for cognitive impairment and vascular dementia: results from the LADIS (Leukoaraiosis and Disability) study
    Ana Verdelho
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Lisbon, Santa Maria Hospital, Av Prof Egas Moniz 1649 028 Lisbon, Portugal
    Stroke 43:3331-5. 2012
    ..We aimed to study if physical activity could interfere with progression for cognitive impairment and dementia in older people with white matter changes living independently...
  23. ncbi request reprint Variants within the nitric oxide synthase 1 gene are associated with stroke susceptibility
    Helena Manso
    Departamento Promoção da Saúde e Doenças Crónicas, Instituto Nacional de Saude Dr Ricardo Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal
    Atherosclerosis 220:443-8. 2012
    ..In this study we tested the hypothesis that the NOS1 and NOS3 genes, respectively encoding neuronal NOS (nNOS) and endothelial NOS (eNOS), influence stroke susceptibility and outcome after a stroke event...
  24. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms predict cognitive decline and dementia in older people independently of cerebral white matter changes: the LADIS study
    Ana Verdelho
    Department of Neurociences, University of Lisbon, Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 84:1250-4. 2013
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the longitudinal influence of DS on cognition in independent older people, accounting for the severity of white matter changes (WMC)...
  25. doi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery of the LADIS study: a longitudinal analysis
    Carla Moleiro
    Instituto Universitário de Lisboa ISCTE IUL, CIS IUL, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 35:269-78. 2013
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  26. doi request reprint Self-perceived memory complaints predict progression to Alzheimer disease. The LADIS study
    Ana Verdelho
    Neurosciences Department, Lisbon University, Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Alzheimers Dis 27:491-8. 2011
    ..Self perceived memory complaints did not predict vascular dementia. In the LADIS study, self perceived memory complaints predicted AD but not vascular dementia in elderly subjects with WMC living independently...
  27. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological predictors of dementia in a three-year follow-up period: data from the LADIS study
    Sofia Madureira
    Department of Neurosciences, Santa Maria Hospital, University of Lisbon, Portugal pmadureira fm ul pt
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 29:325-34. 2010
    ..White matter changes (WMC) are related to cognitive deficits and dementia. Our aim was to determine the extent to which the performance in neuropsychological tests would be able to predict the clinical diagnosis of dementia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis: results of the International Study on Cerebral Vein and Dural Sinus Thrombosis (ISCVT)
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurology, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Stroke 35:664-70. 2004
    ..The natural history and long-term prognosis of cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis (CVT) have not been examined previously by adequately powered prospective studies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of cerebral vein thrombosis presenting as isolated headache: early vs. late diagnosis
    Joana Gameiro
    University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Cephalalgia 32:407-12. 2012
    ..To analyse the outcome of cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) patients presenting with isolated headache, specifically to compare isolated headache patients with early vs. late CVT diagnosis...
  30. doi request reprint N-terminal probrain natriuretic peptide as a biomarker of cardioembolic stroke
    Ana Catarina Fonseca
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, University of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
    Int J Stroke 6:398-403. 2011
    ..We aimed to determine if N-terminal probrain natriuretic peptide could be a biomarker for ischemic stroke with a cardioembolic cause...
  31. ncbi request reprint Delirium in the first days of acute stroke
    Lara Caeiro
    Stroke Unit, Servico de Neurologia, Centro de Estudos de Egas Moniz, Hospital de Santa Maria, 1649 035, Lisboa, Portugal
    J Neurol 251:171-8. 2004
    ..Delirium is an acute, transient disorder of cognition and consciousness with fluctuating intensity. The aim of this study was to investigate the presence and the risk factors for delirium in the first days after stroke onset...
  32. doi request reprint White matter changes and diabetes predict cognitive decline in the elderly: the LADIS study
    A Verdelho
    Neurosciences Department, Lisbon University, Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    Neurology 75:160-7. 2010
    ..We aimed to study if age-related white matter changes (WMC) and vascular risk factors were predictors of cognitive decline in elderly subjects with WMC living independently...
  33. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolic events after cerebral vein thrombosis
    Bruno Miranda
    Servico de Neurologia, Hospital de Santa Maria, Av Prof Egas Moniz, 1649 035 Lisboa, Portugal
    Stroke 41:1901-6. 2010
    ..Time to a second cerebral or systemic venous thrombotic event and risk factors for recurrence have not been investigated in large prospective studies...
  34. doi request reprint Post-stroke apathy: an exploratory longitudinal study
    Lara Caeiro
    Institute of Molecular Medicine, Hospital de Santa Maria, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:507-13. 2013
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Causes and predictors of death in cerebral venous thrombosis
    Patrícia Canhão
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Hospital Santa Maria, 1649 035 Lisbon, Portugal
    Stroke 36:1720-5. 2005
    ..We aimed to analyze the causes and predictors of death during the acute phase of CVT in the International Study on Cerebral Vein and Dural Sinus Thrombosis (ISCVT) to identify preventable or treatable causes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Are steroids useful to treat cerebral venous thrombosis?
    Patrícia Canhão
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health, Hospital Santa Maria, 1649 035 Lisbon, Portugal
    Stroke 39:105-10. 2008
    ..We aimed to analyze the effect of steroids on the outcome of patients in the International Study on Cerebral Veins and Dural Sinus Thrombosis (ISCVT)...
  37. doi request reprint A study of suicidal thoughts in acute stroke patients
    Catarina Oliveira Santos
    Stroke Unit, Institute of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:749-54. 2012
    ..In previous studies, suicidal thoughts in stroke patients were related to depression and recurrent stroke. The aim of this study was to describe the presence and correlates of suicidal thoughts in acute stroke patients...
  38. pmc Differential impact of cerebral white matter changes, diabetes, hypertension and stroke on cognitive performance among non-disabled elderly. The LADIS study
    Ana Verdelho
    Neurology Department, Centro de Estudos Egas Moniz, Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:1325-30. 2007
    ..Our aim was to study the influence of vascular risk factors and ARWMC on the neuropsychological performance of an independent elderly population, to see if vascular risk factors impair cognition in addition to the effects of ARWMC...
  39. ncbi request reprint Denial in the first days of acute stroke
    Catarina O Santos
    Stroke Unit Serviço de Neurologia Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Hospital de Santa Maria Faculdade de Medicina, Lisboa, Portugal
    J Neurol 253:1016-23. 2006
    ..All these factors limit patients' assessment of their condition and body functions...
  40. ncbi request reprint Apathy secondary to stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lara Caeiro
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:23-39. 2013
    ..We aimed to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of all studies evaluating apathy secondary to stroke to better estimate its rate and risk factors, and explore associations with poorer outcomes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Causes, predictors of death, and antithrombotic treatment in cerebral venous thrombosis
    Jose M Ferro
    Neurology, Faculdade de Medicina, University of Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 4:732-3. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Poststroke epilepsy: epidemiology, pathophysiology and management
    Jose M Ferro
    Stroke Unit, Neurological Service, Santa Maria Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
    Drugs Aging 21:639-53. 2004
    ..Randomised controlled trials of AED prophylaxis for acute and remote seizures are essential to improve the evidence level of current guidelines and recommendations...
  43. pmc TTC7B emerges as a novel risk factor for ischemic stroke through the convergence of several genome-wide approaches
    Tiago Krug
    Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 32:1061-72. 2012
    ..Multiple independent lines of evidence therefore support the role of TTC7B in stroke susceptibility, but further work is warranted to identify the exact risk variant and its pathogenic potential...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cardioembolic stroke: an update
    Jose M Ferro
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    Lancet Neurol 2:177-88. 2003
    ..Available evidence does not support routine immediate anticoagulation of acute cardioembolic stroke...
  45. ncbi request reprint Thrombolytics for cerebral sinus thrombosis: a systematic review
    Patrícia Canhão
    Neurology Department, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 15:159-66. 2003
    ..The aim of this review was to collect all the published information about their use in CVDST and to assess their efficacy and safety...
  46. pmc Depression in acute stroke
    Lara Caeiro
    Stroke Unit, Servico de Neurologia, Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Hospital de Santa Maria, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Portugal
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 31:377-83. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint [Cerebral venous thrombosis]
    J M Ferro
    Service de Neurologie, Hospital Santa Maria, 1649 035 Lisboa, Portugal
    J Neuroradiol 29:231-9. 2002
    ..There are few randomized trials upon which to base treatment recommendations...
  48. ncbi request reprint Chronobiology of cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis
    Jose M Ferro
    Departments of Neurology, Hospitals of Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 14:265. 2002
  49. doi request reprint Drug abuse and stroke
    Ana Catarina Fonseca
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, University of Lisbon, Av Prof Egas Moniz, 1649 035 Lisbon, Portugal
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 13:325. 2013
    ..Further studies are needed to elucidate the role of hemodynamic and immunologic mechanisms in these cases...
  50. doi request reprint Mania and stroke: a systematic review
    Catarina O Santos
    Institute of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 32:11-21. 2011
    ..Mania is a rare consequence of stroke and according to the sparse published information it is difficult to describe its demographic, clinical and prognostic characteristics...
  51. ncbi request reprint Anger, hostility and aggression in the first days of acute stroke
    C O Santos
    Stoke Unit, Servicos de Neurologia, Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Hospital de Santa Maria, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Portugal
    Eur J Neurol 13:351-8. 2006
    ..Anger was probably triggered by the brain lesion, which interfered with the emotional control. The lack of an association with clinical and imaging variables suggests a contribution of psychological/psychosocial dimensions...
  52. ncbi request reprint Stroke in sports: a case series
    Gonçalo M Alexandrino
    Servico de Neurologia, Department of Neurosciences, Hospital de Santa Maria, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Neurol 261:1570-4. 2014
    ..This case series confirms that stroke associated with sport is very rare. The majority of the victims did not have vascular risk factors. Dissection was the most common cause of sport-associated stroke. Strokes were often disabling. ..
  53. ncbi request reprint N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide shows diagnostic accuracy for detecting atrial fibrillation in cryptogenic stroke patients
    Ana Catarina Fonseca
    Department of Neurosciences Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Int J Stroke 9:419-25. 2014
    ..Diagnosing paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in patients with stroke can be difficult. We aimed to determine if N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide can help identify paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in cryptogenic stroke...
  54. ncbi request reprint Prognosis and treatment of cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis
    Jose M Ferro
    Department of Neurosciences and Mental Health, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 3:680-1. 2005
  55. pmc Variants in the inflammatory IL6 and MPO genes modulate stroke susceptibility through main effects and gene-gene interactions
    Helena Manso
    Departamento Promoção da Saúde e Doenças Crónicas, Instituto Nacional de Saude Dr Ricardo Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 31:1751-9. 2011
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Delirium in acute stroke
    Jose M Ferro
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Curr Opin Neurol 15:51-5. 2002
    ..The identification of the patients at risk and non-pharmacological preventative interventions are the key measures in the management of delirium...
  57. ncbi request reprint Age-related white matter changes and cognitive impairment
    Jose M Ferro
    Centro de Estudos Egas Moniz, Servico de Neurologia, Hospital Santa Maria, 1649 035 Lisbon, Portugal
    J Neurol Sci 203:221-5. 2002
    ..The methodological problems of the negative studies are discussed, a number of unsolved issues are raised stressing the need for longitudinal studies of WMC with a adequate inception cohort...
  58. ncbi request reprint Brain embolism - Answers to practical questions
    Jose M Ferro
    Stroke Unit, Neurology Department, Centro de Estudos Egas Moniz, Hospital de Santa Maria, 1649 035 Lisboa, Portugal
    J Neurol 250:139-47. 2003
    ..The embolic risk of patent foramen ovale is low except when combined with an atrial septal aneurysm. Available evidence does not support routine immediate anticoagulation of acute cardioembolic stroke...
  59. doi request reprint Mutations of the GLA gene in young patients with stroke: the PORTYSTROKE study--screening genetic conditions in Portuguese young stroke patients
    Miguel Viana Baptista
    Servico de Neurologia, Hospital Garcia de Orta, 2801 951 Almada, Portugal
    Stroke 41:431-6. 2010
    ..Recent data suggest that stroke in young adults may be associated with Fabry disease. We aimed to ascertain the prevalence of this disorder among young adult patients with stroke in Portugal by GLA genotyping...
  60. ncbi request reprint Stroke units and stroke services in Portugal
    Teresa P Melo
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 15:21-2. 2003
    ..The aim of these guidelines is to define norms facilitating the launch of stroke units in all Portuguese hospitals admitting more than 300 stroke patients a year. By July 2002, five stroke units were already operating...
  61. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognosis of cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis. results of the VENOPORT study
    J M Ferro
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 13:272-8. 2002
    ..The long-term functional prognosis of patients with CVDST was fairly good with complete recovery in the majority of cases. However, these patients had a moderate risk of further thrombotic events and seizures...
  62. ncbi request reprint Cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis in Portugal: 1980-1998
    J M Ferro
    Department of Neurology, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 11:177-82. 2001
    ..2-1.6) and anticoagulation (OR = 3.8; 95% CI = 9.6-1.5). It is possible to identify CVDST patients with potential bad or good prognosis in the acute phase. Anticoagulation was safe and a predictor of complete recovery in acute CVDST...
  63. ncbi request reprint Fou rire prodromique. Case report and systematic review of literature
    Miguel Coelho
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 16:101-4. 2003
  64. ncbi request reprint Patterns of ischaemic cerebral diseases
    Jose M Ferro
    Centro de Estudos Egas Moniz, Hospital de Santa Maria, 1649 035 Lisbon, Portugal
    J Neurol 251:1-10. 2004
  65. doi request reprint Replication of the CELSR1 association with ischemic stroke in a Portuguese case-control cohort
    Liliana O Gouveia
    Clinical Neurology Research Unit, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
    Atherosclerosis 217:260-2. 2011
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Prospective community-based study of stroke in Northern Portugal: incidence and case fatality in rural and urban populations
    Manuel Correia
    Servico de Neurologia, Hospital Geral de Santo Antonio, Largo Prof Abel Salazar, 4099 001 Porto, Portugal
    Stroke 35:2048-53. 2004
    ..Data on stroke incidence in Northern Portugal, the region with the highest mortality, are lacking. This study was designed to determine stroke incidence and case fatality in rural and urban populations in Northern Portugal...
  67. ncbi request reprint Headache in acute stroke. A prospective study in the first 8 days
    A Verdelho
    Department of Neurosciences, Santa Maria Hospital, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Cephalalgia 28:346-54. 2008
    ..The presence of nausea/vomiting due to acute stroke can confound headache classification using the IHS criteria. In up to half of the patients, headache seems to be a reactivation of previous primary headache...
  68. ncbi request reprint Seizures in cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosis
    J M Ferro
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 15:78-83. 2003
    ..Pharmacological prevention of seizures after CVDST should probably be limited to patients with early symptomatic seizures and cerebral lesions on admission CT/MR...
  69. ncbi request reprint Dementia and cognitive impairment three months after stroke
    S Madureira
    Stroke Unit, Neurology Department, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Eur J Neurol 8:621-7. 2001
    ..08) and more left sided lesions (P=0.02) than patients without memory deficits. In this middle aged stroke survivors cognitive impairment was common 3 months after stroke, while dementia was infrequent...
  70. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of stroke by the nonneurologist. A validation study
    J M Ferro
    Department of Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Stroke 29:1106-9. 1998
    ..Validation of stroke diagnosis made by these medical doctors is poorly known. The present study seeks to validate the stroke diagnoses made by general practitioners (GPs) and hospital emergency service physicians (ESPs)...
  71. doi request reprint A randomized, rater-blinded, parallel trial of intensive speech therapy in sub-acute post-stroke aphasia: the SP-I-R-IT study
    Isabel Pavao Martins
    Language Research Laboratory, Department of Neurosciences, Lisbon Faculty of Medicine, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Hospital de Sta Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 48:421-31. 2013
    ..There is conflicting evidence regarding the benefits of intensive speech and language therapy (SLT), particularly because intensity is often confounded with total SLT provided...
  72. doi request reprint Vertebral artery dissection mimicking status migrainosus
    Tiago Teodoro
    Neurology Department, Hospital de Santa Maria, 1649 028 Lisboa, Portugal Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1721.e3-5. 2013
    ..Vertebral artery dissection (VAD) may uncommonly present as isolated headache. More rarely, it simulates classical headache syndromes, including migraine. We report a VAD mimicking status migrainosus...
  73. doi request reprint Chronic myeloproliferative diseases
    João Forjaz de Lacerda
    Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Handb Clin Neurol 120:1073-81. 2014
    ..Paresthesias and chorea also occur in PV. In PMF neurologic complications are very rare and consist predominantly of spinal cord compression by extramedullary hematopoiesis tissue. ..
  74. doi request reprint Cerebral venous thrombosis in Behçet's disease: a systematic review
    D Aguiar de Sousa
    Department of Neurosciences Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, University of Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Neurol 258:719-27. 2011
    ..CVT is a frequent neurological manifestation of BD. When treated, BD-associated CVT bears a good prognosis. There is insufficient information regarding the role of concomitant prothrombotic disorders and specific treatments...
  75. ncbi request reprint Hyperacute cognitive stroke syndromes
    J M Ferro
    Servico de Neurologia, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    J Neurol 248:841-9. 2001
    ..Cognitive syndromes may pose special difficulties to neurology residents, unless formal teaching in neuropsychology and psychiatry is included in their training programs...
  76. ncbi request reprint [Cerebral venous thrombosis and familial prothrombin gene G20210a mutation]
    A Verdelho
    Serviço de Neurologia Hospital de Santa María Centro de Estudios Egas Moniz, Lisboa, 1649 035, Portugal
    Rev Neurol 33:335-8. 2001
    ..The prothrombin gene variant G20210A was first described as a risk factor for deep vein thrombosis, and recently for cerebral venous thrombosis, although reported cases had other concomitant risk factors...
  77. ncbi request reprint Carotid stenosis associated with atrial fibrillation
    A Ruivo
    , Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa
    Rev Neurol 24:55-8. 1996
    ..Management of these patients must be decided by stratification of risk of recurrence for AF and from carotid stenosis and balance of these risks with that of endarterectomy...
  78. ncbi request reprint HITS in internal carotid dissections
    V Oliveira
    Stroke Unit and Cerebral Hemodynamics Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal
    Cerebrovasc Dis 11:330-4. 2001
    ..We failed to demonstrate any relevant clinical significance of HITS in carotid dissection...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Multiple vertebro-basilar infarcts and cardio-embolism]
    A Verdelho
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Neurol 28:1027-30. 1999
    ..Stroke characteristics do not inform much about its etiology, even if they can suggest a specific mechanism. We thought that multiple vertebrobasilar infarcts could be related with embolism, namely cardioembolism...
  80. ncbi request reprint [Is hospital admission urgent in stroke?]
    J M Ferro
    Servicio de Neurologia, Facultade de Medicina de Lisboa, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Rev Neurol 25:1110-2. 1997
    ..To review the evidence that strokes need urgent hospital admission...
  81. ncbi request reprint A multivariate study of headache associated with ischemic stroke
    J M Ferro
    Servico de Neurologia, Hospital de Santa Maria, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Portugal
    Headache 35:315-9. 1995
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