Michael T Mullen
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- Disparities in accessibility of certified primary stroke centersMichael T Mullen
From the Department of Neurology M T M, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics D J W, J R, C C B, B G C, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics D J W, C C B, B G C, and Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine B G C, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles A B School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC C S W Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham K C A Health Services and Outcomes Research Center for Outcome and Effectiveness Research and Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham K C A and Department of Neurology, New York University L J B
Stroke 45:3381-8. 2014..We examine whether the proportion of the US population with ≤60 minute access to Primary Stroke Centers (PSCs) varies based on geographic and demographic factors...
- Anti-Phosphatidylserine-Prothrombin Antibodies are Associated with Outcome in a TIA CohortMichael T Mullen
Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, USA
Front Neurol 3:137. 2012..Conclusion: In contrast to other aPLs, aPS/PT IgG antibodies are independently associated with stroke or death in patients with TIA...
- Seizures do not increase in-hospital mortality after intracerebral hemorrhage in the nationwide inpatient sampleMichael T Mullen
Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3 W Gates Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Neurocrit Care 19:19-24. 2013..We hypothesized that seizures would not increase the risk of in-hospital mortality in a large administrative database...
- Joint commission primary stroke centers utilize more rt-PA in the nationwide inpatient sampleMichael T Mullen
Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000071. 2013..It is unknown if PSCs outperform noncertified hospitals. We hypothesized that PSCs would use more recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) for ischemic stroke than would non-PSCs...
- Systematic review of outcome after ischemic stroke due to anterior circulation occlusion treated with intravenous, intra-arterial, or combined intravenous+intra-arterial thrombolysisMichael T Mullen
University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3W Gates Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Stroke 43:2350-5. 2012..6 mg/kg intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator and intra-arterial thrombolysis; and (6) 0.9 mg/kg intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator and intra-arterial thrombolysis...
- Obstructive hydrocephalus from venous sinus thrombosisMichael T Mullen
Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
Neurocrit Care 10:359-62. 2009..Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a rare form of stroke. Although increased intracranial pressure is a well-described complication of CVST, hydrocephalus has rarely been reported...
- Redefinition of transient ischemic attack improves prognosis of transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke: an example of the will rogers phenomenonMichael T Mullen
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Stroke 42:3612-3. 2011..Redefinition will improve the prognosis of both TIA and ischemic stroke, an epidemiological paradox known as the Will Rogers phenomenon. We sought to quantify the impact of this phenomenon...
- Disparities in evaluation at certified primary stroke centers: reasons for geographic and racial differences in strokeMichael T Mullen
Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Stroke 44:1930-5. 2013..We looked for differences in evaluation at Joint Commission certified PSCs by race, education, income, and geography (urban versus nonurban; Southeastern Stroke Belt versus non-Stroke Belt)...
- Changing demographics at a comprehensive stroke center amidst the rise in primary stroke centersKaren C Albright
Health Services and Outcomes Research Center for Outcome and Effectiveness Research and Education, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama atBirmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Stroke 44:1117-23. 2013..We hypothesized that the rise in PSCs in the Houston area was associated with demographic changes and decreased trial enrollment at our comprehensive stroke center...
- CCR2+ Ly6C(hi) inflammatory monocyte recruitment exacerbates acute disability following intracerebral hemorrhageMatthew D Hammond
Department of Neuroscience and Department of Immunology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Regensberg, 93053 Regensberg, Germany, and Department of Neurology and Department of Neurosurgery, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut 06102
J Neurosci 34:3901-9. 2014..Together, these findings suggest that inflammatory monocytes worsen early disability after murine ICH and may represent a therapeutic target for patients...
- Concurrent validity and reliability of retrospective scoring of the Pediatric National Institutes of Health Stroke ScaleLauren A Beslow
Division of Neurology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Colket Translational Research Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Stroke 43:341-5. 2012..The study objective was to assess the concurrent validity and reliability of estimating the PedNIHSS score retrospectively from medical records...
- Convergent validity and interrater reliability of estimating the ABCD2 score from medical recordsKoto Ishida
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Stroke 44:803-5. 2013..The ABCD(2) score is increasingly used for risk stratification of transient ischemic attack patients. We sought to determine the reliability and convergent validity of retrospective ABCD(2) score estimation from medical records...
- ABC/XYZ estimates intracerebral hemorrhage volume as a percent of total brain volume in childrenLauren A Beslow
Division of Neurology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Stroke 41:691-4. 2010..We aimed to determine whether easily performed approximations of intracerebral hemorrhage and brain volume can accurately and reliably stratify intracerebral hemorrhage by size...
- The treatment of spinal cord ischemia following thoracic endovascular aortic repairMichael L McGarvey
Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4283, USA
Neurocrit Care 6:35-9. 2007..Spinal cord ischemia has been treated using lumbar cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) drainage...
- Racial and gender differences in stroke severity, outcomes, and treatment in patients with acute ischemic strokeAmelia K Boehme
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 23:e255-61. 2014..We sought to determine the association of race and gender on initial stroke severity, thrombolysis, and functional outcome after AIS...
- Sulfonylurea use before stroke does not influence outcomeChristopher G Favilla
Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 3 West Gates Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Stroke 42:710-5. 2011..Human data on sulfonylureas in acute stroke are sparse and conflicting. We aimed to measure the potential neuroprotective effect of prestroke sulfonylurea use in diabetic patients...
- Safety and efficacy of thrombolytic therapy in postoperative cerebral infarctionsMichael T Mullen
Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Medical Center, 3 West Gates Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Neurol Clin 24:783-93. 2006..In these patients, and in patients who present greater than 6 hours but less than 8 hours after their stroke, mechanical thrombolysis/embolectomy may emerge as the only viable treatment option...