Lynda D Lisabeth

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sleep apnea treatment after stroke (SATS) trial: is it feasible?
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, The Cardiovascular Center Stroke Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:1216-24. 2013
  2. pmc Stroke Health and Risk Education (SHARE): design, methods, and theoretical basis
    Devin L Brown
    The Cardiovascular Center, Stroke Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:721-9. 2012
  3. pmc Sleep apnea risk among mexican american and non-Hispanic white stroke survivors
    Lesli E Skolarus
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, 1500 East Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Stroke 43:1143-5. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Screening for myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke: a population-based study
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 29:96-100. 2007
  5. pmc High prevalence of supine sleep in ischemic stroke patients
    Devin L Brown
    Cardiovascular Center Stroke Program, 1500 E Medical Center Drive SPC 5855, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Stroke 39:2511-4. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Risk of sleep apnea in orchestra members
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, The Cardiovascular Center Stroke Program, 1500 E Medical Center Drive SPC 5855, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Sleep Med 10:657-60. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Recurrent stroke risk is higher than cardiac event risk after initial stroke/transient ischemic attack
    Devin L Brown
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Stroke 36:1285-7. 2005
  8. pmc Comparison of two headgear systems for sleep apnea treatment of stroke patients
    Devin L Brown
    The Cardiovascular Center Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:183-6. 2009
  9. pmc Rotating night shift work and the risk of ischemic stroke
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1370-7. 2009
  10. pmc Ethical issues in the conduct of clinical trials in obstructive sleep apnea
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 7:103-8. 2011

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications81

  1. pmc Sleep apnea treatment after stroke (SATS) trial: is it feasible?
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, The Cardiovascular Center Stroke Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:1216-24. 2013
    ..This first-ever randomized, sham-controlled trial of CPAP in patients with recent stroke and sleep apnea demonstrates that sham treatment can be an effective placebo...
  2. pmc Stroke Health and Risk Education (SHARE): design, methods, and theoretical basis
    Devin L Brown
    The Cardiovascular Center, Stroke Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:721-9. 2012
    ..Stroke is a disease with tremendous individual, family, and societal impact across all race/ethnic groups. Mexican Americans, the largest subgroup of Hispanic Americans, are at even higher risk of stroke than European Americans...
  3. pmc Sleep apnea risk among mexican american and non-Hispanic white stroke survivors
    Lesli E Skolarus
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, 1500 East Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Stroke 43:1143-5. 2012
    ..In a biethnic community, we sought to determine the frequency of screening, testing, and treatment of sleep apnea among stroke survivors and to compare self-perceived risk of sleep apnea with actual risk...
  4. ncbi request reprint Screening for myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke: a population-based study
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 29:96-100. 2007
    ..Screening for abnormal cardiac biomarkers to identify potential MI cases may be more accurate and efficient than using ICD-9 codes...
  5. pmc High prevalence of supine sleep in ischemic stroke patients
    Devin L Brown
    Cardiovascular Center Stroke Program, 1500 E Medical Center Drive SPC 5855, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Stroke 39:2511-4. 2008
    ..Supine sleep is known to exacerbate apneas in the general sleep apnea population. We therefore investigated the pattern of sleep positions in the acute stroke period...
  6. doi request reprint Risk of sleep apnea in orchestra members
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, The Cardiovascular Center Stroke Program, 1500 E Medical Center Drive SPC 5855, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Sleep Med 10:657-60. 2009
    ..We undertook a cross-sectional survey of professional orchestra players to test the hypothesis that playing a wind instrument would be associated with a lower risk of OSA...
  7. ncbi request reprint Recurrent stroke risk is higher than cardiac event risk after initial stroke/transient ischemic attack
    Devin L Brown
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Stroke 36:1285-7. 2005
    ..Understanding which of these adverse events is more likely to occur next is instructive for preventive therapy planning...
  8. pmc Comparison of two headgear systems for sleep apnea treatment of stroke patients
    Devin L Brown
    The Cardiovascular Center Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:183-6. 2009
    ..Unfortunately, stroke patients often do not tolerate continuous positive airway pressure. We hypothesized that a 1-piece head frame headgear would be easier and quicker to use than a traditional strap headgear...
  9. pmc Rotating night shift work and the risk of ischemic stroke
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1370-7. 2009
    ..99, 1.07; P(trend) = 0.10) and may be confined to women with a history of 15 or more years of rotating shift work. Women appear to have a modestly increased risk of stroke after extended periods of rotating night shift work...
  10. pmc Ethical issues in the conduct of clinical trials in obstructive sleep apnea
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 7:103-8. 2011
    ..In this "Special Article," we review the regulatory and ethical issues that surround the design and conduct of CPAP trials, including selection of the appropriate control condition, exclusion criteria, and follow-up duration...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predicting major neurological improvement with intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator treatment of stroke
    Devin L Brown
    Department of Neurology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, USA
    Stroke 35:147-50. 2004
    ..We explored the relationship between MNI and 3-month favorable outcome and sought clinical predictors of MNI...
  12. pmc MRI of the pharynx in ischemic stroke patients with and without obstructive sleep apnea
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, The Cardiovascular Center Stroke Program, 1500 E Medical Center Drive SPC 5855, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Sleep Med 11:540-4. 2010
    ..We therefore used brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to assess oropharyngeal anatomy in stroke patients with and without OSA...
  13. doi request reprint CT angiography is cost-effective for confirmation of internal carotid artery occlusions
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    J Neuroimaging 18:355-9. 2008
    ..We determined the cost-effectiveness of CTA versus catheter angiography for confirming an ICA occlusion first suggested by carotid ultrasound...
  14. pmc Poststroke fractures in a bi-ethnic community
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:471-7. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to describe poststroke fracture risk in a bi-ethnic population and to compare risk by ethnicity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in stroke recurrence
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 South Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Ann Neurol 60:469-75. 2006
    ..To determine whether stroke recurrence and the effect of recurrence on mortality differ by ethnicity...
  16. pmc The prevalence of spirituality, optimism, depression, and fatalism in a bi-ethnic stroke population
    Lesli E Skolarus
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Relig Health 51:1293-305. 2012
    ..Among women, evaluation of the role of optimism, depression, and fatalism as they relate to ethnic differences in post-stroke mortality should be explored...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stroke burden in Mexican Americans: the impact of mortality following stroke
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor 48109 0316, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:33-40. 2006
    ..To estimate ethnic-specific all-cause mortality risk following ischemic stroke and to compare mortality risk by ethnicity...
  18. pmc A population-based analysis of ethnic differences in admission to the intensive care unit after stroke
    Jeffrey J Fletcher
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Neurocrit Care 17:348-53. 2012
    ..Limited evidence suggests race/ethnic differences exist in intensive care unit (ICU) admissions following stroke. Our objective was to investigate the association of ethnicity with admission to the ICU following stroke...
  19. pmc Mexican Americans with atrial fibrillation have more recurrent strokes than do non-Hispanic whites
    Jennifer R Simpson
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Stroke 41:2132-6. 2010
    ..We compared poststroke recurrence and survival in Mexican Americans (MAs) and non-Hispanic whites (NHWs) with atrial fibrillation in a population-based study...
  20. doi request reprint Ethnic disparities in stroke and hypertension among women: the BASIC project
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:778-83. 2008
    ..Little data exist on stroke burden in Mexican-American (MA) women. The objective of this study was to characterize the burden of stroke in MA and non-Hispanic white (NHW) women and to compare this burden across ethnic groups...
  21. doi request reprint Persistent ischemic stroke disparities despite declining incidence in Mexican Americans
    Lewis B Morgenstern
    Stroke Program, Department of Neurology, Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management and Research, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management and Research, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI Department of Epidemiology, Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management and Research, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI
    Ann Neurol 74:778-85. 2013
    ..To determine trends in ischemic stroke incidence among Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is it time for a large, collaborative study of pediatric stroke?
    Darin B Zahuranec
    University of Michigan Medical School, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0316, USA
    Stroke 36:1825-9. 2005
    ..We present the incidence rate of pediatric stroke from a biethnic community-based project and calculate the population size required for future prospective studies of pediatric stroke...
  23. pmc Ethnic differences in do-not-resuscitate orders after intracerebral hemorrhage
    Darin B Zahuranec
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2807-11. 2009
    ..To explore ethnic differences in do-not-resuscitate orders after intracerebral hemorrhage...
  24. pmc Computed tomography findings for intracerebral hemorrhage have little incremental impact on post-stroke mortality prediction model performance
    Darin B Zahuranec
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 34:86-92. 2012
    ..We investigated the incremental impact of ICH CT findings on mortality prediction model performance...
  25. pmc Age- and ethnic-specific sex differences in stroke risk
    Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Gend Med 9:121-8. 2012
    ..Compared with non-Hispanic whites (NHWs), Mexican Americans (MAs) are at higher risk of stroke; however, age- and sex-specific stroke incidence data are currently not available for this population...
  26. pmc Fast food and neighborhood stroke risk
    Lewis B Morgenstern
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Neurol 66:165-70. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between the number of fast food restaurants and ischemic stroke in neighborhoods...
  27. pmc Excess stroke in Mexican Americans compared with non-Hispanic Whites: the Brain Attack Surveillance in Corpus Christi Project
    Lewis B Morgenstern
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0316, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:376-83. 2004
    ..As the Mexican-American population grows and ages, measures to target this population for stroke prevention are critical...
  28. ncbi request reprint Stroke risk after transient ischemic attack in a population-based setting
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0316, USA
    Stroke 35:1842-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify stroke risk among TIA patients in a population-based cerebrovascular disease surveillance project...
  29. ncbi request reprint Determining intravenous rt-PA eligibility in the Emergency Department
    Amy C Mecozzi
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, TC 1920 0316, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Neurocrit Care 7:103-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the agreement of Emergency Department (ED) attendings, ED residents, and neurology residents compared with stroke neurologists in the assessment of intravenous rt-PA eligibility...
  30. pmc Ambient air pollution and risk for ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Ann Neurol 64:53-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the association between short-term exposure to ambient air pollution and risk for ischemic cerebrovascular events in a US community...
  31. doi request reprint Does socioeconomic status or acculturation modify the association between ethnicity and hypertension treatment before stroke?
    Deborah A Levine
    From the Division of General Medicine and HSR and D Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI D A L, K M L and Stroke Program D A L, L B M, L E S, M A S, L D L, Department of Epidemiology L B M, L D L, Institute for Social Research K M L, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Stroke 44:3243-5. 2013
    ..We assessed prestroke treatment of hypertension by ethnicity, education (proxy for socioeconomic status), and English proficiency (EP; proxy for acculturation) in a population-based stroke surveillance project...
  32. ncbi request reprint Defining cause of death in stroke patients: The Brain Attack Surveillance in Corpus Christi Project
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:591-6. 2007
    ..63 (95% CI: 0.52, 0.75). Accurate, reliable determinations of cause of death after stroke/transient ischemic attack are not currently feasible. More research is needed to identify a reliable process for coding cause of death from stroke...
  33. pmc A varying-coefficient Cox model for the effect of age at a marker event on age at menopause
    Bin Nan
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Biometrics 61:576-83. 2005
    ..The proposed method is applied to the Tremin Trust data to evaluate the association between age at onset of the 60-day menstrual cycle and age at menopause. The performance of the proposed method is evaluated using a simulation study...
  34. pmc Use of BPPV processes in emergency department dizziness presentations: a population-based study
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5322, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 148:425-30. 2013
    ..We aimed to describe the use of these processes in emergency departments (EDs), assess for trends in use over time, and determine provider level variability in use...
  35. pmc Fatalism, optimism, spirituality, depressive symptoms, and stroke outcome: a population-based analysis
    Lewis B Morgenstern
    University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Center, Room 3194, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Stroke 42:3518-23. 2011
    ..We sought to describe the association of spirituality, optimism, fatalism, and depressive symptoms with initial stroke severity, stroke recurrence, and poststroke mortality...
  36. pmc Family history and stroke outcome in a bi-ethnic, population-based stroke surveillance study
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMC Neurol 5:20. 2005
    ..The genetic epidemiology of ischemic stroke remains relatively unstudied, and information about the genetic epidemiology of ischemic stroke in populations with significant minority representation is currently unavailable...
  37. ncbi request reprint Do gender and race impact the use of antithrombotic therapy in patients with stroke/TIA?
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0489, USA
    Neurology 62:2313-5. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Family history of stroke among Mexican-American and non-Hispanic white patients with stroke and TIA: implications for the feasibility and design of stroke genetics research
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 24:96-102. 2005
    ..9%; 95% CI: 0.1-3.8). Since MAs are more likely to have living siblings with stroke compared with NHWs, MAs may be a more feasible population for family stroke studies than predominantly white populations...
  39. pmc Does intracerebral haemorrhage mimic benign dizziness presentations? A population based study
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Emerg Med J 29:43-6. 2012
    ..A population based stroke database was used to assess the frequency with which ICH might mimic a benign dizziness presentation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Risk of fractures after stroke
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:95-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the risk of fractures after stroke/transient ischemic attack (TIA) in relatively young patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Survey of emergency physicians about recombinant tissue plasminogen activator for acute ischemic stroke
    Devin L Brown
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:56-60. 2005
    ....
  42. pmc Stroke among patients with dizziness, vertigo, and imbalance in the emergency department: a population-based study
    Kevin A Kerber
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0316, USA
    Stroke 37:2484-7. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine the "real-world" proportion of stroke among patients presenting to the emergency department with these dizziness symptoms (DS)...
  43. pmc The food environment in an urban Mexican American community
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Place 16:598-605. 2010
    ..The impact of greater access to convenience stores on Mexican American residents' diets requires exploration...
  44. pmc The role of ethnicity, sex, and language on delay to hospital arrival for acute ischemic stroke
    Melinda A Smith
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Stroke 41:905-9. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to compare time to hospital arrival and emergency medical services use for stroke care by ethnicity, sex, and language preference among Mexican American and non-Hispanic white ischemic stroke patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Barriers to intravenous tissue plasminogen activator for acute stroke therapy in women
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 S Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Gend Med 3:270-8. 2006
    ..Given the increased lifetime risk of stroke and worse stroke outcomes in women, it is imperative to improve access to acute stroke therapy in the female population...
  46. ncbi request reprint Gender comparisons of diagnostic evaluation for ischemic stroke patients
    Melinda A Smith
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Neurology 65:855-8. 2005
    ..Sixty-two percent of all stroke deaths in the United States occur in women. We compared diagnostic evaluations by gender in ischemic stroke patients in a biethnic, population-based study...
  47. pmc Classifying menopause stage by menstrual calendars and annual interviews: need for improved questionnaires
    Pangaja Paramsothy
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Menopause 20:727-35. 2013
    ....
  48. pmc Individual and community determinants of calling 911 for stroke among African Americans in an urban community
    Lesli E Skolarus
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:278-83. 2013
    ..In preparation for such an intervention, we used a community-based participatory research approach to conduct a qualitative study exploring perceptions of emergency medical care and stroke among urban African American youth and adults...
  49. doi request reprint Pilot study of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for detection of embolic source after ischemic stroke
    Darin B Zahuranec
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:794-800. 2012
    ..Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging may have advantages over TEE. We performed a prospective pilot study comparing CMR to TEE after stroke to assist in planning future definitive studies...
  50. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial to teach middle school children to recognize stroke and call 911: the kids identifying and defeating stroke project
    Lewis B Morgenstern
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, TC 1920 0316, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0316, USA
    Stroke 38:2972-8. 2007
    ..We present the primary results of a pilot, randomized, controlled trial to encourage calling 911 for witnessed stroke among middle school children and their parents...
  51. ncbi request reprint Access to care, acculturation, and risk factors for stroke in Mexican Americans: the Brain Attack Surveillance in Corpus Christi (BASIC) project
    Melinda A Smith
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Stroke 34:2671-5. 2003
    ..We compared access to care, acculturation, and biological risk factors among Mexican American and non-Hispanic white stroke patients and the general population...
  52. pmc Validity of proxies and correction for proxy use when evaluating social determinants of health in stroke patients
    Lesli E Skolarus
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Stroke 41:510-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate stroke patient-proxy agreement with respect to social determinants of health, including depression, optimism, and spirituality, and to explore approaches to minimize proxy-introduced bias...
  53. pmc Use of death certificates to study ethnic-specific mortality
    Angela F Caveney
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Neuropsychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0489, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:275-81. 2006
    ..S. community with a significant MA population...
  54. doi request reprint Public health impact of full implementation of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    Jennifer J Majersik
    Department of Neurology, Stroke Program, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
    Resuscitation 77:189-94. 2008
    ..However, a minority of US physicians currently use the therapy. The aim of this study was to project the public health impact of implementing hypothermia in all eligible US out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) survivors...
  55. pmc Stroke among siblings in a biethnic community
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 31:33-8. 2008
    ..This study's objective was to estimate the sibling recurrence risk ratio (lambda(s)) for stroke and to compare this ratio between MAs and NHWs...
  56. pmc An emergency department intervention to increase warfarin use for atrial fibrillation
    Lesli E Skolarus
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 23:199-203. 2014
    ..However, screening of warfarin eligibility in the ED may not be feasible. We evaluated whether a practical quality improvement initiative increased postdischarge warfarin use in ED patients with AF...
  57. doi request reprint Association of body mass index and mortality after acute ischemic stroke
    Lesli E Skolarus
    Stroke Program, Department of Neurology, and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor and Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System and VA HSRD Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, MI
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 7:64-9. 2014
    ..The prevalence of severe obesity is rising in the United States. Although mild to moderately elevated body mass index (BMI) is associated with reduced mortality after acute ischemic stroke, less is known about severe obesity...
  58. pmc Validation of the 12-item stroke-specific quality of life scale in a biethnic stroke population
    Kevin A Kerber
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:1270-2. 2013
    ..97). This study in patients with ischemic stroke from diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds found that the more efficient 12-item SSQOL is a valid alternative to the full 49-item SSQOL for the assessment of health-related quality of life...
  59. pmc Determining stroke's rank as a cause of death using multicause mortality data
    James F Burke
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management and Research, Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Stroke 43:2207-11. 2012
    ..We explored whether this decline may be attributable to changes in mortality attribution methodology...
  60. doi request reprint Acute stroke symptoms: comparing women and men
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Stroke 40:2031-6. 2009
    ..Causes of these disparities are unclear but could result from a different symptom presentation in women. Our objective was to prospectively investigate gender differences in acute stroke symptoms...
  61. pmc Age at natural menopause and risk of ischemic stroke: the Framingham heart study
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    109 S Observatory St, Room 4641, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
    Stroke 40:1044-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association of age at natural menopause with ischemic stroke risk in the Framingham Heart Study...
  62. pmc Hypoglossal nerve conduction findings in obstructive sleep apnea
    Sindhu Ramchandren
    Department of Neurology, Wayne State University Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Muscle Nerve 42:257-61. 2010
    ..05). Hypoglossal nerve conduction abnormalities may distinguish patients with OSA from controls. These abnormalities could potentially contribute to, or arise from, OSA...
  63. doi request reprint Guideline-discordant periprocedural interruptions in warfarin therapy
    Lesli E Skolarus
    Stroke Program, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:206-10. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the frequency and guideline concordance of periprocedural warfarin interruptions to inform a future educational intervention...
  64. doi request reprint Agreement between stroke patients and family members for ascertaining pre-stroke risk for sleep apnea
    Sarah L Reeves
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, United States Electronic address
    Sleep Med 15:121-4. 2014
    ..We examined agreement between stroke patients without communication limitations and family members (proxy) in the pre-stroke risk for OSA...
  65. pmc Ancestral heterogeneity in a biethnic stroke population
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Hum Genet 75:508-15. 2011
    ..Researchers should not use simple race-ethnic categories as proxies for homogeneous genetic populations when conducting gene mapping and disease association studies in multi-ethnic populations...
  66. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation adjustments in ALS patients
    Kirsten L Gruis
    TC 1920 0316, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Neurol Sci 247:59-63. 2006
    ..10, 0.54]. The current data suggest that ALS patients who are tolerant to NIPPV typically need at least one upward change in pressure settings. Tolerance to relatively low NIPPV inspiratory pressures is associated with improved survival...
  67. doi request reprint Arsenic in drinking water and stroke hospitalizations in Michigan
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Stroke 41:2499-504. 2010
    ..The objective was to investigate the association between low-level arsenic exposure in drinking water and ischemic stroke hospital admissions in Michigan...
  68. ncbi request reprint Staging reproductive aging: a comparison of proposed bleeding criteria for the menopausal transition
    Lynda D Lisabeth
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Menopause 11:186-97. 2004
    ....
  69. doi request reprint Stroke health and risk education (SHARE) pilot project: feasibility and need for church-based stroke health promotion in a bi-ethnic community
    Darin B Zahuranec
    Stroke 39:1583-5. 2008
    ..We performed a pilot project to assess the need for and feasibility of a church-based stroke risk reduction intervention in a predominantly Mexican American community...
  70. pmc Spouses and unrelated friends of probands as controls for stroke genetics studies
    Bradford Burke Worrall
    Department of Neurology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 22:239-44. 2003
    ..33%; p = 0.0002). Without proper attention to matching, the use of a spouse/friend convenience sample would result in imbalances in basic demographic characteristics...
  71. ncbi request reprint 29th International Stroke Conference, San Diego, California, February 5-7, 2004
    Devin L Brown
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Neuroophthalmol 24:175-7. 2004
  72. ncbi request reprint Gavestinel does not improve outcome after acute intracerebral hemorrhage: an analysis from the GAIN International and GAIN Americas studies
    E Clarke Haley
    Department of Neurology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22901, USA
    Stroke 36:1006-10. 2005
    ..Both trials reported that gavestinel was ineffective in ischemic stroke. This analysis reports the results in those with primary intracerebral hemorrhage...
  73. ncbi request reprint Screening for obstructive sleep apnea in stroke patients: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Devin L Brown
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Stroke 36:1291-3. 2005
    ..We used a cost-effectiveness model to estimate the magnitude of benefit that would be necessary to make polysomnography (PSG) and OSA treatment cost-effective in stroke patients...
  74. pmc The cost-effectiveness of early noninvasive ventilation for ALS patients
    Kirsten L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:58. 2005
    ..We therefore used a cost-utility analysis to determine a priori what magnitude of health-related quality of life (HRQL) improvement early NIPPV initiation would need to achieve to be cost-effective in a future clinical trial...
  75. ncbi request reprint Kids Identifying and Defeating Stroke (KIDS): design of a school-based intervention to improve stroke awareness
    Nicole R Gonzales
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:320-6. 2007
    ..Increasing awareness in this group may increase the number of patients eligible for acute stroke treatment by encouraging emergency medical services (EMS) activation...
  76. ncbi request reprint Stopping the bleeding in intracerebral hemorrhage
    Devin L Brown
    N Engl J Med 352:828-30. 2005
  77. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders and stroke
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Semin Neurol 26:117-22. 2006
    ..Clinical trials using continuous positive airway pressure as a treatment for OSA in stroke patients are needed to determine whether treatment of this condition alters outcome following stroke...
  78. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of death in community-dwelling older people with white matter hyperintensities on MRI
    Kevin A Kerber
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0322, USA
    J Neurol Sci 250:33-8. 2006
    ..However, it has not been determined whether WMH are independently related to death in community-dwelling older people without stroke...
  79. ncbi request reprint Stroke information reported on local television news: a national perspective
    James M Pribble
    The Stroke Program, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Stroke 37:1556-7. 2006
    ..Local television news commonly reports on health. This study aimed to characterize local TV news stroke reporting in America...
  80. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of sham non-invasive ventilation for randomized, controlled trials in ALS
    Kirsten L Gruis
    University of Michigan Health System, Department of Neurology, 1324 Taubman Center, 032221 500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 7:96-9. 2006
    ..Only 8 (20%) of all subjects were confident about their determination that they had received "real" or "pretend" NIV. Thus, sub-therapeutic (sham) continuous positive airway pressure is a promising placebo control for NIV trials in ALS...
  81. ncbi request reprint Post-emergency department management of stroke
    Devin L Brown
    Department of Neurology, Box 800394, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 20:687-702. 2002
    ..After evaluation of stroke etiology, appropriate secondary stroke prophylaxis should be selected and initiated before hospital discharge...

Research Grants3

  1. Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea After Stroke
    Devin Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The University of Michigan, with a strong Stroke Program, Sleep Disorders Center, and School of Public Health will create the perfect environment for this candidate's career development. ..
  2. The epidemiology of sleep apnea in a bi-ethnic stroke population
    Lynda D Lisabeth; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....