Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Prabhakaran S, Chen M, Choi J, Mangla S, Lavine S, Pile Spellman J, et al
. Major neurologic improvement following endovascular recanalization therapy for acute ischemic stroke. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2008;25:401-7 pubmed publisher
..MNI was a strong predictor of favorable discharge status (OR = 46.4, p < 0.001). Despite initial stroke severity, MNI occurred in over one fourth of the patients and independently and strongly predicted favorable discharge outcome. ..
Prabhakaran S, Gupta R, Ouyang B, John S, Temes R, Mohammad Y, et al
. Acute brain infarcts after spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage: a diffusion-weighted imaging study. Stroke. 2010;41:89-94 pubmed publisher
..Several factors, including aggressive blood pressure lowering, may be associated with acute ischemic infarcts after ICH. These preliminary findings require further prospective study. ..
Prabhakaran S, Silver A, Warrior L, McClenathan B, Lee V. Misdiagnosis of transient ischemic attacks in the emergency room. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2008;26:630-5 pubmed publisher
..We found 3 clinical features that may be useful in the emergency room triage of transient neurologic attacks. Further study is needed to develop tools that can accurately diagnose TIA. ..
Prabhakaran S, McNulty M, O Neill K, Ouyang B. Intravenous thrombolysis for stroke increases over time at primary stroke centers. Stroke. 2012;43:875-7 pubmed publisher
..Rather than waning or stagnating, tPA utilization increases at PSC from the earliest phases of preparation through certification and subsequent maintenance. ..