M O McCarron

Summary

Affiliation: Northern Ireland
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Traumatic Brown-Séquard-plus syndrome
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Quin House, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast BT12 6BA, Northern Ireland
    Arch Neurol 58:1470-2. 2001
  2. ncbi Effect of apolipoprotein E genotype on in-hospital mortality following intracerebral haemorrhage
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
    Acta Neurol Scand 107:106-9. 2003
  3. ncbi Intracerebral hemorrhage outcome: apolipoprotein E genotype, hematoma, and edema volumes
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Neurology 53:2176-9. 1999
  4. ncbi APOE genotype as a risk factor for ischemic cerebrovascular disease: a meta-analysis
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Neurology 53:1308-11. 1999
  5. pmc Location characteristics of early perihaematomal oedema
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, BT47 6SB, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:378-80. 2006
  6. pmc A systematic review of Terson's syndrome: frequency and prognosis after subarachnoid haemorrhage
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:491-3. 2004
  7. ncbi Association between interleukin-1A polymorphism and cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related hemorrhage
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, BT12 6BA, UK
    Stroke 34:e193-5. 2003
  8. doi Driving after a transient ischaemic attack or minor stroke
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry BT47 6SB, UK
    Emerg Med J 25:358-9. 2008
  9. doi Potential for quality improvement of acute stroke management in a district general hospital
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, BT47 6SB, Northern Ireland
    Emerg Med J 25:270-3. 2008
  10. ncbi Left internal carotid artery dissection presenting with headache, Collet-Sicard syndrome and sustained hypertension
    S Walker
    Department of Neurology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
    Eur J Neurol 10:731-2. 2003

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi Traumatic Brown-Séquard-plus syndrome
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Quin House, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast BT12 6BA, Northern Ireland
    Arch Neurol 58:1470-2. 2001
    ..In the 1840s Brown-Séquard described the motor and sensory effects of sectioning half of the spinal cord. Penetrating injuries can cause Brown-Séquard or, more frequently, Brown-Séquard-plus syndromes...
  2. ncbi Effect of apolipoprotein E genotype on in-hospital mortality following intracerebral haemorrhage
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
    Acta Neurol Scand 107:106-9. 2003
    ..To determine the relationship between the apolipoprotein E (APOE) epsilon4 allele and in-hospital mortality from intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH)...
  3. ncbi Intracerebral hemorrhage outcome: apolipoprotein E genotype, hematoma, and edema volumes
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Neurology 53:2176-9. 1999
    ..05). Nonsurvivors had larger hematoma (75.5 cm3 versus 27.1 cm3, p<0.001) and edema volumes (37.5 cm3 versus 17.1 cm3, p<0.01), but these were not associated with epsilon4 after adjusting for race, age, and type of hemorrhage...
  4. ncbi APOE genotype as a risk factor for ischemic cerebrovascular disease: a meta-analysis
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Neurology 53:1308-11. 1999
    ..To determine whether a specific apolipoprotein E (APOE) polymorphism is a risk factor for ischemic cerebrovascular disease (CVD; stroke or TIA)...
  5. pmc Location characteristics of early perihaematomal oedema
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, BT47 6SB, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:378-80. 2006
    ..We hypothesised that early (within 24 hours) oedema to haematoma volume ratios are smaller in patients with lobar intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) than in patients with deep ICH...
  6. pmc A systematic review of Terson's syndrome: frequency and prognosis after subarachnoid haemorrhage
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:491-3. 2004
    ..To review systematically the frequency and prognostic significance of vitreous haemorrhage in patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage (Terson's syndrome)...
  7. ncbi Association between interleukin-1A polymorphism and cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related hemorrhage
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, BT12 6BA, UK
    Stroke 34:e193-5. 2003
    ..It has been suggested that the interleukin-1A (IL-1A) allele 2 is a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD). Because cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related hemorrhage (CAAH) often coexists with AD, we examined the IL-1A polymorphism in CAAH...
  8. doi Driving after a transient ischaemic attack or minor stroke
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry BT47 6SB, UK
    Emerg Med J 25:358-9. 2008
    ..Compliance with DVLA driving guidelines is poor among patients referred to hospital with suspected TIA or minor strokes...
  9. doi Potential for quality improvement of acute stroke management in a district general hospital
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, BT47 6SB, Northern Ireland
    Emerg Med J 25:270-3. 2008
    ..Stroke units and thrombolysis are evidence based treatments for stroke patients. Few studies have prospectively assessed the success of, and obstacles to implementation of such strategies in patients admitted to district general hospitals...
  10. ncbi Left internal carotid artery dissection presenting with headache, Collet-Sicard syndrome and sustained hypertension
    S Walker
    Department of Neurology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
    Eur J Neurol 10:731-2. 2003
    ..We hypothesise that interruption of the left IX nerve caused hypertension in this patient...
  11. ncbi Prospective study of apolipoprotein E genotype and functional outcome following ischemic stroke
    M O McCarron
    Department of Neurology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, Scotland
    Arch Neurol 57:1480-4. 2000
    ..Transgenic animal data in a focal cerebral ischemia model suggest that the epsilon 4 allele increases infarct size and functional impairment...
  12. ncbi Apolipoprotein E genotype, coagulation, and survival following acute stroke
    C J Weir
    Acute Stroke Unit, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Gardiner Institute, Western Infirmary, Scotland, UK
    Neurology 57:1097-100. 2001
    ..03) after adjusting for baseline NIH stroke scale (p = 0.00001) and partial thromboplastin time ratio (p = 0.01). Relative anticoagulation does not fully explain the survival advantage in epsilon4-carrying ischemic stroke patients...
  13. ncbi APOE gene polymorphism as a risk factor for cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related hemorrhage
    J A Nicoll
    Department of Neuropathology, University of Glasgow, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, UK
    Amyloid 8:51-5. 2001
    ..In addition, the epsilon2 allele is specifically associated with CAA-associated microangiopathic changes such as fibrinoid necrosis and concentric splitting of the vessel wall...
  14. ncbi Secular stroke trends: early life factors and future prospects
    M O McCarron
    Altnagelvin Neurological Centre, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry BT47 6SB, UK
    QJM 99:117-22. 2006
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  15. pmc Effect of European working time directive on a stroke unit
    M O McCarron
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:445-6. 2006
  16. doi Inpatient use and usefulness of a district general hospital neurologist
    A S Fitzpatrick
    Postgrad Med J 84:109-10. 2008
  17. ncbi Familial clustering of intracerebral hemorrhage: a prospective study in North Carolina
    M J Alberts
    Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 21:18-21. 2002
    ..Comparisons between FH+ and FH- probands demonstrated no significant differences in race, age, sex, ICH type or location. An underlying genetic etiology may account for familial clustering in some ICH patients...