Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Meschia J, Merrill P, Soliman E, Howard V, Barrett K, Zakai N, et al
. Racial disparities in awareness and treatment of atrial fibrillation: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. Stroke. 2010;41:581-7 pubmed publisher
..28; 0.13 to 0.60). Blacks were less likely than whites to be aware of having AF or to be treated with warfarin. Potential reasons for the racial disparity in warfarin treatment warrant further investigation. ..
Meschia J, Brott T, Brown R, Crook R, Worrall B, Kissela B, et al
. Phosphodiesterase 4D and 5-lipoxygenase activating protein in ischemic stroke. Ann Neurol. 2005;58:351-61 pubmed
..There was no evidence of association between variants of ALOX5AP and ischemic stroke. These data suggest that common variants in PDE4D may contribute to the genetic risk for ischemic stroke in multiple populations. ..
Meschia J, Worrall B, Rich S. Genetic susceptibility to ischemic stroke. Nat Rev Neurol. 2011;7:369-78 pubmed publisher
Meschia J, Klaas J, Brown R, Brott T. Evaluation and Management of Atherosclerotic Carotid Stenosis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2017;92:1144-1157 pubmed publisher
..Whether revascularization is better than contemporary medical therapy for asymptomatic extracranial carotid stenosis is a subject of several ongoing randomized clinical trials in the United States and internationally. ..