J Alvarez-Sabin

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Affiliation: Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Factors influencing haemorrhagic transformation in ischaemic stroke
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet Neurol 12:689-705. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Long-term treatment with citicoline may improve poststroke vascular cognitive impairment
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Department of Neurology, Neurovascular Unit, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:146-54. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of asymptomatic peripheral artery disease in patients with non-cardioembolic ischemic stroke]
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
    Neurologia 24:366-72. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint [Necessary components in the hospitals that attend patients with stroke: results of a survey of Spanish experts]
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
    Neurologia 24:373-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint [Hospital care of stroke patients: importance of expert neurological care]
    J Alvarez-Sabin
    Unidad Neurovascular, Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Neurologia 26:510-7. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Plasma d-dimer predicts poor outcome after acute intracerebral hemorrhage
    P Delgado
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and the Stroke Unit, Departament de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 67:94-8. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Ultraearly hematoma growth predicts poor outcome after acute intracerebral hemorrhage
    D Rodriguez-Luna
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 77:1599-604. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint High lipoprotein (a), diabetes, and the extent of symptomatic intracranial atherosclerosis
    J F Arenillas
    Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neuroradiology, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 63:27-32. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Osteopontin predicts long-term functional outcome among ischemic stroke patients
    M Mendioroz
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Institut de Recerca, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Pg Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    J Neurol 258:486-93. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Progression and clinical recurrence of symptomatic middle cerebral artery stenosis: a long-term follow-up transcranial Doppler ultrasound study
    J F Arenillas
    Cerebrovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 32:2898-904. 2001

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Publications58

  1. doi request reprint Factors influencing haemorrhagic transformation in ischaemic stroke
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Lancet Neurol 12:689-705. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Long-term treatment with citicoline may improve poststroke vascular cognitive impairment
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Department of Neurology, Neurovascular Unit, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:146-54. 2013
    ..We assessed the safety of long-term administration and its possible efficacy of citicoline in preventing poststroke cognitive decline in patients with first-ever ischemic stroke...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of asymptomatic peripheral artery disease in patients with non-cardioembolic ischemic stroke]
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
    Neurologia 24:366-72. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint [Necessary components in the hospitals that attend patients with stroke: results of a survey of Spanish experts]
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
    Neurologia 24:373-8. 2009
    ..The aim of the current study is to identify, according to specialized vascular neurologists, the main components needed in different kind of stroke centers...
  5. doi request reprint [Hospital care of stroke patients: importance of expert neurological care]
    J Alvarez-Sabin
    Unidad Neurovascular, Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Neurologia 26:510-7. 2011
    ..We aim to study the impact of admission to a specialized neurology ward, either a Stroke Unit or by a Stroke Team, on several outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Plasma d-dimer predicts poor outcome after acute intracerebral hemorrhage
    P Delgado
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and the Stroke Unit, Departament de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Hospital General Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 67:94-8. 2006
    ..To investigate if systemic d-dimer activation occurs after acute intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) and to study its influence on clinical outcome...
  7. doi request reprint Ultraearly hematoma growth predicts poor outcome after acute intracerebral hemorrhage
    D Rodriguez-Luna
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 77:1599-604. 2011
    ..To investigate the impact of the adjustment of initial intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) volume by onset-to-imaging time (ultraearly hematoma growth [uHG]) on further hematoma enlargement and outcome in patients with acute ICH...
  8. ncbi request reprint High lipoprotein (a), diabetes, and the extent of symptomatic intracranial atherosclerosis
    J F Arenillas
    Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neuroradiology, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 63:27-32. 2004
    ..Lipoprotein (a) (Lp[a]) has important atherothrombogenic properties, but its role in intracranial atherosclerosis remains unclear...
  9. doi request reprint Osteopontin predicts long-term functional outcome among ischemic stroke patients
    M Mendioroz
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Institut de Recerca, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Pg Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    J Neurol 258:486-93. 2011
    ..Further research is necessary to elucidate the role of OPN in ischemic stroke pathophysiology and validate OPN as a useful tool to predict long-term stroke outcome...
  10. ncbi request reprint Progression and clinical recurrence of symptomatic middle cerebral artery stenosis: a long-term follow-up transcranial Doppler ultrasound study
    J F Arenillas
    Cerebrovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 32:2898-904. 2001
    ..We conducted a prospective study to determine which factors are associated with the progression of symptomatic middle cerebral artery (MCA) stenosis and to evaluate the relationship between progression and clinical recurrence...
  11. ncbi request reprint Matrix metalloproteinase expression is related to hemorrhagic transformation after cardioembolic stroke
    J Montaner
    Cerebrovascular Unit, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 32:2762-7. 2001
    ..MMP inhibitors reduce HT after embolic ischemia in tissue-type plasminogen activator-treated animals. We aimed to determine the relationship between MMPs and HT after human ischemic stroke...
  12. ncbi request reprint Matrix metalloproteinase expression after human cardioembolic stroke: temporal profile and relation to neurological impairment
    J Montaner
    Cerebrovascular Unit, Hemostasia Research Unit, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 32:1759-66. 2001
    ..Therefore, we sought to determine the temporal profile of MMP expression in patients with acute ischemic stroke and to investigate its relationship to stroke severity, location of arterial occlusion, and total infarct volume...
  13. doi request reprint A panel of biomarkers including caspase-3 and D-dimer may differentiate acute stroke from stroke-mimicking conditions in the emergency department
    J Montaner
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    J Intern Med 270:166-74. 2011
    ..At present, a rapid and widely available diagnostic test for stroke remains elusive. The aim of this study was to examine the predictive value of a panel of blood-borne biochemical markers for stroke diagnosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Timing of spontaneous recanalization and risk of hemorrhagic transformation in acute cardioembolic stroke
    C A Molina
    Cerebrovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 32:1079-84. 2001
    ..Therefore, we aimed to clarify the relationship between the time course of recanalization and the risk of HT in patients with cardioembolic stroke studied within 6 hours of symptom onset...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of blood pressure changes and course on hematoma growth in acute intracerebral hemorrhage
    D Rodriguez-Luna
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Vall d Hebron Research Institute, Departament de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurol 20:1277-83. 2013
    ..Therefore, the impact of BP changes and course on HG and clinical outcome in patients with acute ICH was determined...
  16. ncbi request reprint Decreased levels of angiogenic growth factors in intracranial atherosclerotic disease despite severity-related increase in endothelial progenitor cell counts
    A Massot
    Neurovascular Unit, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:81-8. 2013
    ..Endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) and endothelial production of angiogenic growth factors (AGFs) may play an essential role in this process. This study investigated the association of EPCs and AGFs with ICAD severity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Time course of tissue plasminogen activator-induced recanalization in acute cardioembolic stroke: a case-control study
    C A Molina
    Cerebrovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 32:2821-7. 2001
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint [Stroke health care plan (ICTUS II. 2010)]
    J Masjuan
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Espana
    Neurologia 26:383-96. 2011
    ..This Plan needs to be updated in order to introduce new developments in acute stroke...
  19. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein predicts further ischemic events in transient ischemic attack patients
    F Purroy
    Department of Neurology, Universitat de Lleida, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, IRBLLEIDA, Lleida, Spain
    Acta Neurol Scand 115:60-6. 2007
    ..We aimed to investigate the relationship between hs-CRP and the risk of further ischemic events in TIA patients...
  20. doi request reprint Brain natriuretic peptide is associated with worsening and mortality in acute stroke patients but adds no prognostic value to clinical predictors of outcome
    J Montaner
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Vall d Hebron University Hospital Research Institute, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 34:240-5. 2012
    ..Although the prognostic role of natriuretic peptides has been studied in heart failure and coronary diseases, the value of brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) is less known within the field of strokes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of ankle-brachial index and PAI-1 in symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic disease recurrence
    A Massot
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 233:186-9. 2014
    ..We prospectively examine the single and combined predictive value of biological and clinical markers in recurrent strokes related to intracranial atherosclerotic disease (ICAD)...
  22. doi request reprint Biomarker level improves the diagnosis of embolic source in ischemic stroke of unknown origin
    E Santamarina
    Neurovascular Unit, Hospital Vall Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    J Neurol 259:2538-45. 2012
    ..2 %. High-level CK-MB and BNP during the acute phase of ischemic stroke are associated with an embolic source. Measurement of both biomarkers may improve the diagnosis, guiding the need to perform a heart exploration...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Role of homocysteine in the acute phase of stroke]
    M Ribo
    Unidad Neurovascular, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurologia 19:10-4. 2004
    ..Hyperhomocysteinemia is a well known vascular risk factor. However its action mechanism and its role in the acute phase of stroke have not been determined...
  24. ncbi request reprint Simvastatin in the acute phase of ischemic stroke: a safety and efficacy pilot trial
    J Montaner
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Neurovascular Unit, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurol 15:82-90. 2008
    ..4, confidence interval 1.06-5.4) in the simvastatin group were the main safety concerns. Therefore, a larger clinical trial is needed to confirm the net benefit of this therapeutic approach...
  25. ncbi request reprint Influence of thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 gene polymorphisms on tissue-type plasminogen activator-induced recanalization in ischemic stroke patients
    I Fernandez-Cadenas
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neurology of Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    J Thromb Haemost 5:1862-8. 2007
    ..We aimed to study whether the presence of two common functional polymorphisms of the TAFI and PAI-1 genes influence rates of recanalization of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) among t-PA-treated stroke patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cerebral microembolism in acute spontaneous internal carotid artery dissection
    C A Molina
    Cerebrovascular Unit, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 55:1738-40. 2000
    ..029). MES detection on serial TCD monitoring may be associated with an increased risk of early ischemic recurrence in patients with acute ICAD...
  27. doi request reprint Prediction of early stroke recurrence in transient ischemic attack patients from the PROMAPA study: a comparison of prognostic risk scores
    F Purroy
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Universitat de Lleida, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova de Lleida, IRBLleida Research Institute, Lleida, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 33:182-9. 2012
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Caspase-3 is related to infarct growth after human ischemic stroke
    A Rosell
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neurology of Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Neurosci Lett 430:1-6. 2008
    ..Our data suggest that caspase-3 could be involved in recruitment of ischemic brain tissue being a marker of infarct growth...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of blood pressure variability after thrombolysis in acute stroke
    R Delgado-Mederos
    Brain Hemodynamics Lab, Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 71:552-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of early blood pressure (BP) changes on diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) lesion evolution and clinical outcome in patients with stroke treated with IV tissue plasminogen activator (tPA)...
  30. doi request reprint No evidence of APP point mutation and locus duplication in individuals with cerebral amyloid angiopathy
    S Domingues-Montanari
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and Neurovascular Unit, Neurology Department, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Institut de Recerca, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurol 18:1279-81. 2011
    ..However, the contribution of APP genetic variants in the development of sporadic CAA remains unknown...
  31. doi request reprint Leukoaraiosis is associated with genes regulating blood-brain barrier homeostasis in ischaemic stroke patients
    I Fernandez-Cadenas
    Department of Neurology, Neurovascular Research Laboratory and Neurovascular Unit, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurol 18:826-35. 2011
    ..The biologic agents causing leukoaraiosis are unknown. Our aim was to study the genetic basis of leukoaraiosis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin in late-onset poststroke seizures
    J Alvarez-Sabin
    Cerebrovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 59:1991-3. 2002
    ..ES recurred in 18.3% of the patients and side effects were noted in 27 cases (38%), but only two (2.8%) required discontinuation or early withdrawal. Gabapentin monotherapy was useful and safe for late poststroke ES...
  33. ncbi request reprint [NIH stroke scale and its adaptation to Spanish]
    J Montaner
    Unidad Neurovascular, Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
    Neurologia 21:192-202. 2006
    ..One of the problems with this scale in our country is the language question, making mandatory to adapt it into Spanish...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of myocardial perfusion gated SPECT in patients with symptomatic intracranial large-artery atherosclerosis
    J Candell-Riera
    Cardiology Department, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:247-54. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate the prognostic value of myocardial perfusion gated SPECT in patients with symptomatic intracranial large-artery atherosclerosis (ILA)...
  35. doi request reprint Diagnosis of epileptic syndrome after a new onset seizure and its correlation at long-term follow-up: longitudinal study of 131 patients from the emergency room
    A Sierra-Marcos
    Neurology Department, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Epilepsy Res 97:30-6. 2011
    ..According to our results, it is realistic to perform the diagnosis of epilepsy after a new onset seizure, although many patients still need further specific examinations, or seizure recurrence, to be diagnosed...
  36. doi request reprint Bringing forward reperfusion with oxygenated blood perfusion beyond arterial occlusion during endovascular procedures in patients with acute ischemic stroke
    M Ribo
    Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:1899-902. 2010
    ..These time-consuming procedures imply a delayed reperfusion despite the capacity of earlier intravascular microcatheter bypass to the ischemic tissue beyond the clot. We aimed to explore the safety and feasibility of MOB beyond the clot...
  37. doi request reprint Strokes and their relationship with sleep and sleep disorders
    A Ferre
    Servicio de Neurofisiologia Clinica, Unidad de Sueño, Hospital Universitario de la Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Neurologia 28:103-18. 2013
    ..Of late, there is increased interest in the relationship between sleep disorders and strokes as regards risk and prognosis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Molecular signatures of brain injury after intracerebral hemorrhage
    J Castillo
    Department of Neurology, Hospital Clinico Universitario, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Neurology 58:624-9. 2002
    ..The mechanisms of cellular death in the tissue surrounding an intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) are not defined...
  39. ncbi request reprint Hemostatic markers of recanalization in patients with ischemic stroke treated with rt-PA
    J Marti-Fabregas
    Departments of Neurology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 65:366-70. 2005
    ..To determine whether pretreatment markers of coagulation and fibrinolysis are related to recanalization and functional outcome...
  40. doi request reprint Emergency perception and other variables associated with extra-hospital delay in stroke patients in the Maresme region (Spain)
    E Palomeras
    Unitat de Neurologia, Hospital de Mataro, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurol 15:329-35. 2008
    ..Patients with vascular risk factors attended the hospital later. Ambulance transportation is associated with <3 h delay, but not with <1 h...
  41. ncbi request reprint Low ankle-brachial index predicts new vascular events and functional outcome after 1 year in patients with non-cardioembolic stroke: our experience and review
    J Alvarez-Sabin
    Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurol 21:100-6. 2014
    ..Our objective was to analyze the prognostic value of the ABI as a predictive factor of new vascular events and functional status at 1 year in patients with non-cardioembolic ischaemic stroke...
  42. ncbi request reprint [55 year old male with stroke and dyspnea]
    M Olabarrieta
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Valle de Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 206:585-6. 2006
  43. ncbi request reprint Distribution territories and causative mechanisms of ischemic stroke
    A Rovira
    Hospital Vall d Hebron, Unidad de Resonancia Magnetica, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Radiol 15:416-26. 2005
    ..This information may have an impact on decisions regarding therapy and the performance of additional diagnostic tests...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Can telemedicine re-establish geographic equity in the treatment of acute stroke?]
    M Ribo
    Unidad Neurovascular, Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 46:557-60. 2008
    ..Patients living far from large hospitals do not have access to these measures...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Comparative study of the effect of low-dosage acetylsalicylic acid and triflusal in the prevention of cardiovascular events among young adults with ischemic cerebrovascular disease]
    J Matias-Guiu
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital General Universitari d Alacant, Espana
    Rev Neurol 25:1669-72. 1997
    ..The effectiveness of the low doses AAS in the prevention of the cerebral infarction has not been clearly still verified...
  46. doi request reprint The I/D polymorphism of the ACE1 gene is not associated with ischaemic stroke in Spanish individuals
    S Domingues-Montanari
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and Neurovascular Unit, Neurology Department Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona, Institute of Research of Vall dHebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurol 17:1390-2. 2010
    ..The goal of our study was thus to clarify the influence of the ACE1 on the risk of suffering an ischaemic stroke (IS)...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Stroke: a stranger among the people]
    J Montaner
    Unidad Cerebrovascular, Hospital de la Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 27:943-7. 1998
    ..Lack of awareness of warning signs of stroke is a factor that contribute to late patient arrival to the emergency department...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Acute pseudobulbar paralysis: the use of diffusion techniques with magnetic resonance]
    J Montaner
    Unidad Cerebrovascular, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 29:1181-4. 1999
    ..Acute pseudobulbar palsy produced by bilateral cerebral infarctions is a rare syndrome, which includes among its symptoms mutism, severe dysphagia and diverse sensory-motor signs...
  49. ncbi request reprint Risk of ischemic stroke and lifetime estrogen exposure
    M Alonso de Leciñana
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Ctra de Colmenar Km 9, 100, 28034 Madrid, Spain
    Neurology 68:33-8. 2007
    ..Estrogen loss has been related to higher incidence of stroke in postmenopausal women, but randomized trials have demonstrated an increased risk of stroke in women receiving hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic carotid stenosis and cognitive improvement using transcervical stenting with protective flow reversal technique
    G Ortega
    Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Electronic address
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 47:585-92. 2014
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint [Angiogenesis in human cerebral ischemia]
    A Rosell-Novel
    Laboratorio de Investigación Neurovascular, Unidad Neurovascular, Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Neurol 38:1076-82. 2004
    ..We aimed to review current knowledge about angiogenesis processes following stroke and possible benefit of future therapeutic angiogenic-related treatments...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Laser capture microdissection: a new tool for the study of cerebral ischemia]
    E Cuadrado
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, 08035 Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 44:551-5. 2007
    ..To review studies using microscopy techniques of laser capture microdissection on cerebral tissue and the possible applications of this methodology for the study of cerebral ischemia...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Is a transitory ischemic accident diagnosed during inpatient or outpatient care?]
    J Alvarez-Sabin
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 25:1104-9. 1997
    ..If delay in diagnosis and treatment of cerebro-vascular disease may be costly for both the patient and the health system, in AIT this is particularly so...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Secondary prevention of ischemic strokes: effect of dosage of aspirin]
    J Alvarez-Sabin
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital General i Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 25:541-4. 1997
    ..However, the optimum dose of AAS for stroke-threatened patients remains unsettled. This paper reviews the pattern of adverse reactions to AAS and their relationship to the dosage of ASS evaluated...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Validation of the Essen risk scale and its adaptation to the Spanish population. Modified Essen risk scale]
    J Alvarez-Sabin
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurologia 23:209-14. 2008
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the risk of stroke or vascular event recurrence in the Spanish population according to the Essen risk scale (ERS) and suggest modifications to improve its prediction sensitivity and specificity...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Stroke in teenagers]
    J Alvarez-Sabin
    Unidad de Patologia Cerebrovascular, Hospital General i Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 25:919-23. 1997
    ..The personal, family and social repercussions are considerable, since both ischaemic and haemorrhagic strokes have an appreciable mortality and morbidity...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Posterior cerebral artery territory infarcts due to carotid dissection]
    A Massot Tarrús
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona
    Neurologia 23:458-61. 2008
    ..Posterior fetal circulation is a variant in the embryogenic development that may cause posterior territory infarcts in carotid dissections or stenosis...
  58. ncbi request reprint Selecting the target and the message for a stroke public education campaign: a local survey conducted by neurologists
    J Montaner
    Cerebrovascular Unit, Vall d'Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:581-6. 2001
    ..5%). Less than a quarter of our population have a good knowledge of the disease. Stroke is considered an emergency unlike TIA. The benefits of public education and the best message for each target population are discussed...