Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
- Carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic carotid stenosis: a meta-analysisO Benavente
Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78284 7883, USA
BMJ 317:1477-80. 1998..To assess the value of carotid endarterectomy for prevention of stroke in patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis...
- Prognosis after transient monocular blindness associated with carotid-artery stenosisO Benavente
Division of Neurology, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
N Engl J Med 345:1084-90. 2001..Transient monocular blindness associated with internal-carotid-artery stenosis is a risk factor for stroke. The effect of carotid endarterectomy in patients who present with transient monocular blindness has not been determined...
- [Stroke of unusual origin]O Benavente
Universidad de Texas Health Science Center, Texas, USA
Rev Neurol 36:64-7. 2003..Stroke of unusual origin is a heterogeneous syndrome with a number of different aetiologies. Most patients who are affected are young adults and it is often the first manifestation of a systemic disease...
- Small vessel strokesOscar Benavente
Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
Curr Cardiol Rep 7:23-8. 2005..Despite its importance, small vessel strokes remain understudied. There is a need for research focused on this prevalent stroke subtype to define optimal interventions to prevent stroke recurrence and cognitive impairment...
- Increased risk of intracranial hemorrhage when aspirin is combined with warfarin: A meta-analysis and hypothesisR G Hart
Department of Medicine Division of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX 78284 7883, USA
Cerebrovasc Dis 9:215-7. 1999..Oral anticoagulation with vitamin K antagonists increases the risk of intracranial hemorrhage; whether addition of aspirin to oral anticoagulation augments this risk is unclear...
- Aspirin for the primary prevention of stroke and other major vascular events: meta-analysis and hypothesesR G Hart
Department of Medicine Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284, USA
Arch Neurol 57:326-32. 2000..Aspirin therapy reduces stroke by about 25% for persons with atherosclerotic vascular disease, but the effect in those without clinically apparent vascular disease is distinctly different...
- Recurrent brain hemorrhage is more frequent than ischemic stroke after intracranial hemorrhageR D Bailey
Department of Medicine Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
Neurology 56:773-7. 2001..To characterize the rates of recurrent intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), ischemic stroke, and death in survivors of primary ICH...
- Development and progression of leukoaraiosis in patients with brain ischemia and carotid artery diseaseJonathan Y Streifler
Neurology Unit, Rabin Medical Center, Golda Campus, 7 Keren Kayemet St, Petach Tikva 49372, Israel
Stroke 34:1913-6. 2003..The aim of the study was to seek development and progression of LA and associated risk factors in patients with symptomatic carotid artery disease...
- Prognostic importance of leukoaraiosis in patients with symptomatic internal carotid artery stenosisJonathan Y Streifler
Neurology Unit, Rabin Medical Center, Golda Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
Stroke 33:1651-5. 2002..Leukoaraiosis (LA) is a frequent finding on brain CT scans. This study examined patients with LA and symptomatic internal carotid artery disease...