Bruce Ovbiagele

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Recent US Patterns and Predictors of Prevalent Diabetes among Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, no 9127, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2011:145615. 2011
  2. pmc Effect of pre-diabetes on future risk of stroke: meta-analysis
    Meng Lee
    Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan
    BMJ 344:e3564. 2012
  3. doi Level of systolic blood pressure within the normal range and risk of recurrent stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California, 9500 Gilman Dr, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    JAMA 306:2137-44. 2011
  4. doi Trends in comorbid sickle cell disease among stroke patients
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    J Neurol Sci 313:86-91. 2012
  5. doi Obesity and recurrent vascular risk after a recent ischemic stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 9127, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Stroke 42:3397-402. 2011
  6. doi Low-normal systolic blood pressure and secondary stroke risk
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:633-8. 2013
  7. pmc Impact of reperfusion after 3 hours of symptom onset on tissue fate in acute cerebral ischemia
    Oh Young Bang
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neuroimaging 19:317-22. 2009
  8. pmc Impact of hyperlipidemia and statins on ischemic stroke outcomes after intra-arterial fibrinolysis and percutaneous mechanical embolectomy
    Lucas Restrepo
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:384-90. 2009
  9. pmc Association of laterality and size of perfusion lesions on neurological deficit in acute supratentorial stroke
    Meng Lee
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Stroke 7:293-7. 2012
  10. pmc Blood-brain barrier permeability derangements in posterior circulation ischemic stroke: frequency and relation to hemorrhagic transformation
    Meng Lee
    UCLA Stroke Center, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurol Sci 313:142-6. 2012

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  1. pmc Recent US Patterns and Predictors of Prevalent Diabetes among Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, no 9127, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2011:145615. 2011
    ..Conclusion. Although overall hospitalizations for AMI in the US diminished over the last decade, prevalence of diabetes rose substantially. This may have important consequences for the future societal vascular disease burden...
  2. pmc Effect of pre-diabetes on future risk of stroke: meta-analysis
    Meng Lee
    Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan
    BMJ 344:e3564. 2012
    ..To assess the association between pre-diabetes and risk of stroke, and to evaluate whether this relation varies by diagnostic criteria for pre-diabetes...
  3. doi Level of systolic blood pressure within the normal range and risk of recurrent stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California, 9500 Gilman Dr, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    JAMA 306:2137-44. 2011
    ..However, the association of SBP maintained at such levels with risk of vascular events after a recent ischemic stroke is unclear...
  4. doi Trends in comorbid sickle cell disease among stroke patients
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    J Neurol Sci 313:86-91. 2012
    ..We evaluated recent time trends in stroke hospitalization among children (0-17 years) and adults (>17 years) with SCD in the United States...
  5. doi Obesity and recurrent vascular risk after a recent ischemic stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 9127, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Stroke 42:3397-402. 2011
    ..We evaluated the association of obesity with future vascular risk in patients with a recent history of stroke...
  6. doi Low-normal systolic blood pressure and secondary stroke risk
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:633-8. 2013
    ..However, this study likely was not sufficiently powered to detect more than a strong statistical trend underlying this relationship...
  7. pmc Impact of reperfusion after 3 hours of symptom onset on tissue fate in acute cerebral ischemia
    Oh Young Bang
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neuroimaging 19:317-22. 2009
    ..However, there has been only sparse direct evidence that reperfusion after 3 hours prevents infarct growth...
  8. pmc Impact of hyperlipidemia and statins on ischemic stroke outcomes after intra-arterial fibrinolysis and percutaneous mechanical embolectomy
    Lucas Restrepo
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:384-90. 2009
    ..The determinants of the final clinical outcome after endovascular treatment have been understudied. We investigated the effects of hyperlipidemia and statins on acute ischemic stroke outcomes after endovascular procedures...
  9. pmc Association of laterality and size of perfusion lesions on neurological deficit in acute supratentorial stroke
    Meng Lee
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Stroke 7:293-7. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to use perfusion-weighted imaging to characterize the association of ischaemic volume and laterality on each component item and the total score of the <National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale...
  10. pmc Blood-brain barrier permeability derangements in posterior circulation ischemic stroke: frequency and relation to hemorrhagic transformation
    Meng Lee
    UCLA Stroke Center, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurol Sci 313:142-6. 2012
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  11. doi Risk-benefit profile of warfarin versus aspirin in patients with heart failure and sinus rhythm: a meta-analysis
    Meng Lee
    Department of Neurology, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan
    Circ Heart Fail 6:287-92. 2013
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the overall comparative effects of warfarin and aspirin in patients with heart failure and normal sinus rhythm...
  12. ncbi Prior antiplatelet use and infarct volume in ischemic stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    J Neurol Sci 264:140-4. 2008
    ..We assessed the relation of premorbid antiplatelet use to initial diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI) lesion volumes among acute ischemic stroke patients...
  13. pmc A brief prehospital stroke severity scale identifies ischemic stroke patients harboring persisting large arterial occlusions
    Bijen Nazliel
    Stroke Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Stroke 39:2264-7. 2008
    ..The Los Angeles Motor Scale (LAMS) is a brief 3-item stroke severity assessment measure designed for prehospital and Emergency Department use...
  14. doi Does achieving an intensive versus usual blood pressure level prevent stroke?
    Meng Lee
    Department of Neurology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Chiayi, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Chiayi, Taiwan
    Ann Neurol 71:133-40. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the impact of achieving tight versus usual systolic blood pressure (SBP) control on stroke prevention through meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials...
  15. doi Recent age- and gender-specific trends in mortality during stroke hospitalization in the United States
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Stroke 6:379-87. 2011
    ..We assessed the impact of age and gender on nationwide patterns of in-hospital mortality after stroke...
  16. doi Efficacy of folic acid supplementation in cardiovascular disease prevention: an updated meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Hsin Ta Yang
    Department of Neurology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Chiayi, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taiwan
    Eur J Intern Med 23:745-54. 2012
    ..Our aim was to perform an updated meta-analysis of relevant RCTs to assess the efficacy of folic acid supplementation in the prevention of CVD, coronary heart disease (CHD), and stroke...
  17. doi Efficacy of fibrates for cardiovascular risk reduction in persons with atherogenic dyslipidemia: a meta-analysis
    Meng Lee
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Atherosclerosis 217:492-8. 2011
    ..We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to investigate the influence of fibrates on vascular risk reduction in persons with atherogenic dyslipidemia...
  18. doi Current national patterns of comorbid diabetes among acute ischemic stroke patients
    Amytis Towfighi
    Department of Neurology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 33:411-8. 2012
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  19. doi Renin-Angiotensin system modulators modestly reduce vascular risk in persons with prior stroke
    Meng Lee
    UCLA Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Stroke 43:113-9. 2012
    ..We evaluated whether use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers reduces future vascular events in persons with prior stroke...
  20. doi Impact of elevated cystatin C level on cardiovascular disease risk in predominantly high cardiovascular risk populations: a meta-analysis
    Meng Lee
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:675-83. 2010
    ..We undertook a meta-analysis of prospective studies to properly assess the link between cystatin C (dichotomized and continuous) versus CVD...
  21. doi Impact and interaction of low estimated GFR and B vitamin therapy on prognosis among ischemic stroke patients: the Vitamin Intervention for Stroke Prevention (VISP) trial
    Meng Lee
    Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:52-7. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to conduct a secondary analysis based on the Vitamin Intervention for Stroke Prevention (VISP) trial to clarify these issues...
  22. doi Association of chronic kidney disease with cerebral microbleeds in patients with primary intracerebral hemorrhage
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Stroke 44:2409-13. 2013
    ..To investigate the relationship between chronic kidney disease (CKD) and MRI-defined cerebral microbleeds (CMB), a harbinger of future intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), among patients with a recent history of primary ICH...
  23. doi Impact of a healthy lifestyle on all-cause and cardiovascular mortality after stroke in the USA
    Amytis Towfighi
    Division of Stroke and Critical Care, Department of Neurology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 83:146-51. 2012
    ..This study assessed whether five healthy lifestyle factors had independent and dose dependent associations with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality after stroke...
  24. doi Risk of intracranial hemorrhage with protease-activated receptor-1 antagonists
    Meng Lee
    Department of Neurology, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan
    Stroke 43:3189-95. 2012
    ..Our objective was to investigate the qualitative and quantitative risks of intracranial hemorrhage in patients receiving PAR-1 antagonist therapy...
  25. doi Mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke: final results of the Multi MERCI trial
    Wade S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 39:1205-12. 2008
    ..Enhancements in embolectomy device design may improve recanalization rates...
  26. ncbi The emergency department: first line of defense in preventing secondary stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:215-22. 2006
    ..By initiating prevention therapies during the acute stroke or TIA encounter, EPs convey the message to patients that these therapies are important for the prevention of recurrent events and are an essential part of the treatment...
  27. pmc Sex-specific time trends in very elderly patients (aged ≥80 years) hospitalized with myocardial infarction
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Vascular Neurology Program, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA ovibes ucsd edu
    Med Princ Pract 21:93-6. 2012
    ..To assess sex-related time trends in the proportion of very elderly patients (age ≥80) hospitalized with myocardial infarction (MI)...
  28. pmc Low glomerular filtration rate and risk of stroke: meta-analysis
    Meng Lee
    Stroke Center, 710 Westwood Plaza, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    BMJ 341:c4249. 2010
    ..To qualitatively and quantitatively investigate the link between a low estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) at baseline and risk of future stroke...
  29. pmc Association of renal biomarkers with 3-month and 1-year outcomes among critically ill acute stroke patients
    Ying Chih Huang
    Department of Neurology, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e72971. 2013
    ..73 m(2)) on stroke patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU)...
  30. doi Comparison of in-hospital mortality from acute myocardial infarction in HIV sero-positive versus sero-negative individuals
    Daniel Pearce
    Department of Internal Medicine, Loma Linda University, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1078-84. 2012
    ..Health care providers should be alert to the increased mortality burden when treating seropositive patients with AMI...
  31. doi Pathways to further boost treatment rates and clinical outcomes in hospitalized stroke patients
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, University of California, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 9:8-13. 2010
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  32. doi Impact of microalbuminuria on incident stroke: a meta-analysis
    Meng Lee
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Stroke 41:2625-31. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the consistency and strength of the association of microalbuminuria with risk of stroke in prospective studies using meta-analysis...
  33. pmc Sex differences in antiplatelet response in ischemic stroke
    Dawn M Meyer
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurosciences, University of California at San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, Mon, Suite 3, San Diego, CA 92103 8466, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 7:465-74. 2011
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  34. ncbi Use of multimodal MRI and novel endovascular therapies in a patient ineligible for intravenous tissue plasminogen activator
    Shuichi Suzuki
    Department of Radiology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Stroke 36:e77-9. 2005
    ..We report a patient who twice benefited from this management approach, in the setting of hemorrhagic risk following successive ischemic strokes...
  35. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage and mortality after stroke
    Arleen F Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Neurology 80:520-7. 2013
    ..We examined whether socioeconomic features of the residential neighborhood contribute to poststroke mortality and whether neighborhood influences are mediated by traditional behavioral and biologic risk factors...
  36. pmc Factors associated with the steep increase in late-midlife stroke occurrence among US men
    Amytis Towfighi
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:165-8. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine potential risk factors that may contribute to this steep increase in late midlife stroke occurrence...
  37. ncbi Prediction of hemorrhagic transformation after recanalization therapy using T2*-permeability magnetic resonance imaging
    Oh Young Bang
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:170-6. 2007
    ..We evaluated the ability of a novel MRI permeability technique to detect baseline derangements predictive of various forms of HT after recanalization therapy...
  38. pmc Increasing incidence of ischemic stroke in patients with HIV infection
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neuroscience, University of California at San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, MC 8466, San Diego, CA 92103 8466, USA
    Neurology 76:444-50. 2011
    ..We assessed trends in the proportion of HIV infection among patients with stroke in the United States...
  39. pmc Stroke epidemiology: advancing our understanding of disease mechanism and therapy
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Neurotherapeutics 8:319-29. 2011
    ..Furthermore, the study of trends across different time periods and different populations can help investigators evaluate the effects of stroke care programs and treatment options...