Bruce Ovbiagele

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Indices of kidney dysfunction and discharge outcomes in hospitalized stroke patients without known renal disease
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, University of Southern California, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA ovibes mednet ucla edu
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:582-8. 2009
  2. doi National sex-specific trends in hospital-based stroke rates
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 20:537-40. 2011
  3. ncbi Impact of an urban community hypertension screening program on participating high school students
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, CA 90095, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:68-73. 2011
  4. doi Pessin award lecture 2008: lessons from the Stroke PROTECT program
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurol Sci 275:1-6. 2008
  5. doi Impairment in glomerular filtration rate or glomerular filtration barrier and occurrence of stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:934-8. 2008
  6. doi Serum calcium as prognosticator in ischemic stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Stroke 39:2231-6. 2008
  7. doi Early stroke risk after transient ischemic attack among individuals with symptomatic intracranial artery stenosis
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:733-7. 2008
  8. doi Microalbuminuria: risk factor and potential therapeutic target for stroke?
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States
    J Neurol Sci 271:21-8. 2008
  9. ncbi Educating and mobilizing youth to detect undiagnosed elevated blood pressure: searching for the silent killer
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, 90095, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:84-8. 2008
  10. doi Outpatient practice patterns after stroke hospitalization among neurologists
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Stroke 39:1850-4. 2008

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Publications102 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi Indices of kidney dysfunction and discharge outcomes in hospitalized stroke patients without known renal disease
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, University of Southern California, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA ovibes mednet ucla edu
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:582-8. 2009
    ..We determined whether various indices of CKD would predict discharge outcomes in persons hospitalized with a recent ischemic stroke...
  2. doi National sex-specific trends in hospital-based stroke rates
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 20:537-40. 2011
    ..These results are generally encouraging, but nonetheless indicate that more intensive preventive efforts are warranted to completely eliminate sex disparities in stroke occurrence...
  3. ncbi Impact of an urban community hypertension screening program on participating high school students
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, CA 90095, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:68-73. 2011
    ..We assessed elevated blood pressure (BP) prevalence and predictors, as well as the impact of participating in a community hypertension screening program among high school students in an urban school district...
  4. doi Pessin award lecture 2008: lessons from the Stroke PROTECT program
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurol Sci 275:1-6. 2008
    ....
  5. doi Impairment in glomerular filtration rate or glomerular filtration barrier and occurrence of stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:934-8. 2008
    ..However, data on the relationship between CKD and stroke are few and are limited by unreliable or inadequate assessment of renal function...
  6. doi Serum calcium as prognosticator in ischemic stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Stroke 39:2231-6. 2008
    ..Calcium (Ca(2+)) plays a role in the cellular and molecular pathways of ischemic neuronal death. We evaluated the impact of both early and delayed Ca(2+) levels on clinical outcomes from acute ischemic stroke...
  7. doi Early stroke risk after transient ischemic attack among individuals with symptomatic intracranial artery stenosis
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:733-7. 2008
    ..Little is known about short-term vascular risk after transient ischemic attack (TIA) caused by intracranial atherosclerosis...
  8. doi Microalbuminuria: risk factor and potential therapeutic target for stroke?
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States
    J Neurol Sci 271:21-8. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi Educating and mobilizing youth to detect undiagnosed elevated blood pressure: searching for the silent killer
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, 90095, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:84-8. 2008
    ..We investigated the feasibility of using high school students in predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods to conduct a large-scale blood pressure screening and education outreach in their communities...
  10. doi Outpatient practice patterns after stroke hospitalization among neurologists
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Stroke 39:1850-4. 2008
    ..However, not much is known about poststroke practice patterns among neurologists. Such knowledge may help direct specific efforts to improve the impact of practicing neurologists on clinical outcomes after stroke...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi Leukocyte count and vascular risk in symptomatic intracranial atherosclerosis
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:283-8. 2007
    ..We investigated the relationship between WBC count and vascular risk in patients with symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic disease enrolled in the Warfarin-Aspirin Symptomatic Intracranial Disease(WASID) study...
  13. doi Association of ankle-brachial index level with stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurol Sci 276:14-7. 2009
    ..9 threshold for PAD vs. stroke has not been studied. This study assessed stroke occurrence across the full spectrum of ABI values among a broad cohort of stroke survivors...
  14. ncbi Statin enhancement of collateralization in acute stroke
    B Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neurology 68:2129-31. 2007
    ..After adjusting for covariates, the statin-treated group had significantly higher collateral scores than non-statin users, suggesting an association between statin use and better collateralization during acute stroke...
  15. ncbi Preventing another event: role of the hospitalist in discharge stroke prevention
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:31-8. 2007
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  16. ncbi Intensive statin therapy after stroke or transient ischemic attack: a SPARCLing success?
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Stroke 38:1110-2. 2007
  17. pmc A care pathway to boost influenza vaccination rates among inpatients with acute ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 18:38-40. 2009
    ..Identifying new avenues through which to optimize influenza vaccination among stroke survivors is a public health need. We assessed the feasibility of integrating influenza vaccination into routine inpatient stroke care...
  18. doi Day-90 acute ischemic stroke outcomes can be derived from early functional activity level
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, and Department of Neurology, Olive View UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 29:50-6. 2010
    ..We assessed whether day-7/10 functional outcome predicted day-90 functional outcome among acute ischemic stroke patients...
  19. doi Pathways and tools of Stroke PROTECT: a hospital-based recurrent stroke prevention program
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 8:151-5. 2009
    ..By utilizing best-care practices, PROTECT aims to help practitioners caring for patients with established cerebrovascular disease, to improve the quality of in-hospital and postdischarge stroke care...
  20. doi SWEET-FIX: a quality improvement initiative for hospitalized stroke patients with undiagnosed diabetes or prediabetes
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 9:185-91. 2010
    ....
  21. doi Chronic kidney disease and risk of death during hospitalization for stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, USA
    J Neurol Sci 301:46-50. 2011
    ..This study assessed the effect of prevalent CKD on risk of dying in the hospital after a stroke...
  22. pmc Disability status at 1 month is a reliable proxy for final ischemic stroke outcome
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neurology 75:688-92. 2010
    ..We assessed whether day 30 global disability status reliably predicts final 3-month disability outcome among acute stroke patients...
  23. doi Patterns and predictors of discharge statin prescription among hospitalized patients with intracerebral hemorrhage
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurology B O, J L S, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif 90095, USA
    Stroke 41:2271-7. 2010
    ..We evaluated recent nationwide trends in discharge statin treatment after intracerebral hemorrhage hospitalization...
  24. doi Prognostic value of Framingham Cardiovascular Risk Score in hospitalized stroke patients
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    University of California Los Angeles Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 20:222-6. 2011
    ..Along with indexing the long-term risk of cardiovascular events, this widely known, easily calculable score provides clinically relevant short-term prognostic information following ischemic stroke...
  25. doi Nationwide trends in in-hospital mortality among patients with stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif 90095, USA
    Stroke 41:1748-54. 2010
    ..This study assessed nationwide patterns in hospital deaths after experiencing an acute stroke...
  26. doi Potential role of group clinics to boost outcomes among elderly Spanish-only speaking stroke patients
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 9:88-93. 2010
    ....
  27. doi Relation of new and old formulas for estimating creatinine clearance among stroke survivors
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Med Princ Pract 19:319-20. 2010
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  28. doi Recent nationwide trends in discharge statin treatment of hospitalized patients with stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Stroke 41:1508-13. 2010
    ..In this study, we assessed recent nationwide trends in discharge statin treatment after acute stroke and the influence of SPARCL on clinical practice...
  29. doi Renal dysfunction and discharge destination in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 20:145-9. 2011
    ..In this study, proteinuria or low eGFR on admission were not independently linked with discharge directly to home. Larger studies are needed to further explore this issue, however...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. doi 'Al pie de la letra': crafting a report card for elderly Spanish-only-speaking patients with stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Stroke 41:771-7. 2010
    ..This study aimed to develop a postdischarge report card to boost treatment adherence among elderly Spanish-speaking patients with stroke within an urban health system...
  32. doi Strong independent correlation of proteinuria with cerebral microbleeds in patients with stroke and transient ischemic attack
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department ofNeurology, StrokeCenter, University ofCalifornia, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Neurol 67:45-50. 2010
    ..To assess the association of proteinuria with the frequency and number of cerebral microbleeds (CMB), a harbinger of future hemorrhagic stroke...
  33. ncbi Lipid assessment and treatment patterns in hospitalized TIA and ischemic stroke patients
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:214-20. 2006
    ..We aimed to study the frequency and predictors of lipid assessment and discharge utilization of lipid-lowering therapies among patients hospitalized for stroke and TIA...
  34. ncbi Neuroprotective agents for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 3:9-20. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi Statin treatment and adherence to national cholesterol guidelines after ischemic stroke
    B Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurology 66:1164-70. 2006
    ..The authors aimed to determine the rate of statin use, its predictors, and the achievement of national guideline target lipid goals among ischemic stroke survivors...
  36. ncbi Secondary-prevention drug prescription in the very elderly after ischemic stroke or TIA
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurology 66:313-8. 2006
    ..An age bias may exist in the prescription of important secondary-preventive therapies in the elderly...
  37. ncbi Effect of smoking status on outcome after acute ischemic stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 21:260-5. 2006
    ..However, there is a paucity of data on the relationship between smoking status and acute stroke outcomes. We evaluated the role of recent smoking as a prognostic factor following acute ischemic stroke...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi Treatment adherence rates one year after initiation of a systematic hospital-based stroke prevention program
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif 90095, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 20:280-2. 2005
  40. ncbi Angiotensin 2 type 2 receptor activity and ischemic stroke severity
    B Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, Olive View UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurology 65:851-4. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi Cerebral white matter hyperintensities on MRI: Current concepts and therapeutic implications
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 22:83-90. 2006
    ..This review provides an overview of current knowledge on vascular WMH, and describes some pharmacological agents that may have a role in mitigating this condition...
  42. ncbi Antihypertensive medications prescribed at discharge after an acute ischemic cerebrovascular event
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Stroke 36:1944-7. 2005
    ..We aimed to evaluate the discharge antihypertensive prescription patterns in patients hospitalized for an ischemic cerebrovascular event and to determine factors associated with treatment utilization...
  43. ncbi The smoking-thrombolysis paradox and acute ischemic stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurology 65:293-5. 2005
    ..After adjusting for covariates, recent smokers who received thrombolysis had a significantly greater drop in 24-hour median stroke severity scores from baseline than nonsmokers who received thrombolysis and lower mortality over 1 year...
  44. ncbi Expanding indications for statins in cerebral ischemia: a quantitative study
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:67-72. 2005
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  45. ncbi In-hospital initiation of secondary stroke prevention therapies yields high rates of adherence at follow-up
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Stroke 35:2879-83. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if the high utilization rates previously demonstrated at hospital discharge were maintained at 90 days after discharge...
  46. ncbi PROTECT: a coordinated stroke treatment program to prevent recurrent thromboembolic events
    B Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurology 63:1217-22. 2004
    ..To assess the impact of the Preventing Recurrence of Thromboembolic Events through Coordinated Treatment (PROTECT) Program on achievement of its eight secondary prevention goals at the time of discharge...
  47. ncbi Impact of metabolic syndrome on prognosis of symptomatic intracranial atherostenosis
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurology 66:1344-9. 2006
    ..The authors evaluated the prevalence and prognosis of the MetS among individuals with symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosis...
  48. ncbi Predictors of cerebral microbleeds in acute ischemic stroke and TIA patients
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    UCLA Stroke Center, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 22:378-83. 2006
    ..We evaluated risk factors for these microangiopathic lesions in a cohort of stroke and transient ischemic attack patients...
  49. ncbi Are elevated admission calcium levels associated with better outcomes after ischemic stroke?
    B Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, USA
    Neurology 67:170-3. 2006
    ..After adjusting for covariates, higher admission Ca(2+) was significantly associated with lesser stroke severity and better discharge functional outcome. Admission Mg(2+) was not an independent clinical outcome prognosticator...
  50. ncbi Epidemiological impact in the United States of a tissue-based definition of transient ischemic attack
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    UCLA Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, 90095, USA
    Stroke 34:919-24. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the epidemiological impact of adopting a tissue-based definition of TIA...
  51. 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...
  52. pmc Exploring psychosocial pathways between neighbourhood characteristics and stroke in older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Tingjian Yan
    Department of Resource and Outcomes Management, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Age Ageing 42:391-7. 2013
    ..to investigate whether psychosocial pathways mediate the association between neighbourhood socioeconomic disadvantage and stroke...
  53. pmc Association of serum bilirubin with ischemic stroke outcomes
    Sandra Pineda
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, CA 90095, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:147-52. 2008
    ..Little is known about the role of bilirubin in stroke. We assessed the relation of serum bilirubin levels with clinical presentation and outcomes among patients hospitalized with ischemic stroke...
  54. doi Collateral flow averts hemorrhagic transformation after endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke
    Oh Young Bang
    Department of Neurology, UCLA Stroke Center, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
    Stroke 42:2235-9. 2011
    ..Collaterals sustain the ischemic penumbra to limit growth of the infarct core before revascularization, yet the impact of baseline collateral flow on hemorrhagic transformation (HT) after endovascular therapy remains unknown...
  55. pmc Leukoaraiosis and collaterals in acute ischemic stroke
    Nerses Sanossian
    Department of Neurology, University of Southern California, CA, USA
    J Neuroimaging 21:232-5. 2011
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  56. pmc Predictors of subarachnoid hemorrhage in acute ischemic stroke with endovascular therapy
    Zhong Song Shi
    Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7437, USA
    Stroke 41:2775-81. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the frequency and predictors of SAH in acute ischemic stroke patients treated endovascularly and its impact on clinical outcome...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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
    ....
  60. doi Anterior choroidal artery ischaemic patterns predict outcome of carotid occlusion
    Meng Lee
    UCLA Stroke Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 83:586-90. 2012
    ....
  61. 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...
  62. doi Clinical outcomes in middle cerebral artery trunk occlusions versus secondary division occlusions after mechanical thrombectomy: pooled analysis of the Mechanical Embolus Removal in Cerebral Ischemia (MERCI) and Multi MERCI trials
    Zhong Song Shi
    Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7437, USA
    Stroke 41:953-60. 2010
    ..In this analysis, we compared revascularization status and clinical outcomes in patients with angiographically confirmed MCA M1 versus isolated M2 occlusions treated with mechanical thrombectomy using the Merci Retriever devices...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. doi In-hospital initiation of secondary prevention is associated with improved vascular outcomes at 3 months
    Abdul Rahiman
    Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:5-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated the impact of the PROTECT (Preventing Recurrence Of Thromboembolic Events through Coordinated Treatment) program on short-term vascular risk...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi Analysis of thrombi retrieved from cerebral arteries of patients with acute ischemic stroke
    Victor J Marder
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital, 2400 S Flower St, Los Angeles, California 90007, USA
    Stroke 37:2086-93. 2006
    ..Information regarding the histological structure of thromboemboli that cause acute stroke provides insight into pathogenesis and clinical management...
  69. pmc Relationship between non-specific prescription pill adherence and ischemic stroke outcomes
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 29:146-53. 2010
    ..We assessed the association of blinded randomized pill prescription adherence with vascular outcomes after ischemic stroke...
  70. doi Diagnosis of lacunar infarcts within 6 hours of onset by clinical and CT criteria versus MRI
    Venkatakrishna Rajajee
    UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Neuroimaging 18:66-72. 2008
    ..Few studies have evaluated the accuracy of <6 hours presentation with lacunar clinical syndromes in predicting the presence of a SDI and the absence of large vessel occlusion...
  71. ncbi Validation of computed tomographic middle cerebral artery "dot"sign: an angiographic correlation study
    Megan C Leary
    Department of Neurology, Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease, Palmer 125, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Stroke 34:2636-40. 2003
    ..The MCA dot sign has not been validated previously against the gold standard of conventional cerebral angiography...
  72. doi Identifying patients at high risk for poor outcome after intra-arterial therapy for acute ischemic stroke
    Hen Hallevi
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Stroke 40:1780-5. 2009
    ..Despite high rates of recanalization, the outcome is variable. We attempted to identify predictors of outcome that will enable better patient selection for IAT...
  73. doi Endovascular thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke in failed intravenous tissue plasminogen activator versus non-intravenous tissue plasminogen activator patients: revascularization and outcomes stratified by the site of arterial occlusions
    Zhong Song Shi
    Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7437, USA
    Stroke 41:1185-92. 2010
    ..We compared patients treated by mechanical embolus removal in cerebral ischemia (MERCI) thrombectomy after failed IV tPA with those treated with thrombectomy alone...
  74. doi Sex-specific trends in midlife coronary heart disease risk and prevalence
    Amytis Towfighi
    Division of Stroke and Critical Care, Department of Neurology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1762-6. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine sex-specific midlife prevalence of myocardial infarction (MI) and risk of future coronary heart disease...
  75. ncbi The risk of stroke within a week of minor stroke or transient ischemic attack
    Nerses Sanossian
    University of Southern California, Neurocritical Care and Stroke Section, LAC USC Medical Center, 1200 N State Street, 5640, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:2069-76. 2008
    ..The risk of stroke is highest in the first week following an index stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). Recent evidence indicates that prompt pharmacological treatment and evaluation may help mitigate this risk...
  76. doi Antiplatelet therapy in management of transient ischemic attack: overview and evidence-based rationale
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Emerg Med 34:389-96. 2008
    ..This article discusses recent results from major antiplatelet clinical trials in stroke prevention and highlights the need for appropriate and timely initiation of antiplatelet treatment in patients with TIA...
  77. 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...
  78. doi Prevention and management of stroke in very elderly patients
    Nerses Sanossian
    Department of Neurology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Lancet Neurol 8:1031-41. 2009
    ..Indeed, emerging data indicate that the use of several of these therapies in routine clinical practice in the very elderly can be effective...
  79. doi Therapeutic hypothermia for acute ischemic stroke
    Michael T Froehler
    Stroke Center and Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, UCLA, 757 Westwood Plaza, Ste 2129, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:593-603. 2010
    ..If proven efficacious, hypothermia would be a welcome complement to established reperfusion therapies for ischemic stroke patients...
  80. doi Multiple sclerosis with initial stroke-like clinicoradiologic features: case report and literature review
    Melissa Przeklasa-Auth
    Department of Pediatric Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, California 90095, USA
    J Child Neurol 25:732-7. 2010
    ..Every effort should be made to distinguish these diagnoses as early as possible to ensure timely and appropriate management...
  81. doi Patterns of complementary and alternative medicine use among United States stroke survivors
    Samir H Shah
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States
    J Neurol Sci 271:180-5. 2008
    ..We assessed CAM use among American stroke survivors as little is known about CAM in this population...
  82. doi Partial peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor agonist angiotensin receptor blockers. Potential multipronged strategy in stroke prevention
    Amytis Towfighi
    Division of Stroke and Critical Care, Department of Neurology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 26:106-12. 2008
    ..Since up to 50% of the patients with ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack harbor insulin resistance, drugs that simultaneously control hypertension and insulin resistance could be particularly useful for stroke prevention...
  83. doi Endovascular therapy of acute ischemic stroke
    Radoslav Raychev
    Department of Neurology, UCLA, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:913-30. 2011
    ..Minimally invasive endovascular therapies may provide opportunities to expand the AIS treatment window and enhance clinical outcomes...
  84. ncbi Comparison of MRI and CT for detection of acute intracerebral hemorrhage
    Chelsea S Kidwell
    UCLA Stroke Center, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    JAMA 292:1823-30. 2004
    ..However, the accuracy of MRI relative to CT for the detection of hyperacute intracerebral hemorrhage has not been demonstrated...
  85. ncbi Achieving target cholesterol goals after stroke: is in-hospital statin initiation the key?
    Nerses Sanossian
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, Olive View Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:1081-3. 2006
    ..Statins are of proven benefit in persons at high risk of vascular disease...
  86. ncbi Successive yet distinct episodes of isolated ophthalmoplegia associated with anti-GQ1b antibody
    Doris Cardenas
    Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurology 65:163. 2005
  87. ncbi Physician-investigator phone elicitation of consent in the field: a novel method to obtain explicit informed consent for prehospital clinical research
    Jeffrey L Saver
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:182-5. 2006
    ..To describe and report the feasibility of a novel field telephonic strategy to elicit explicit informed consent in prehospital trials for conditions in which patients retain decision-making capacity...
  88. ncbi A patient with left ventricular thrombus and recurrent stereotypic TIAs
    Christine M Bower
    Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, CA, USA
    Neurology 65:492-3. 2005
  89. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities in the corpus callosum of a patient with neuropsychiatric lupus
    Brent Fogel
    Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Neurologist 12:271-3. 2006
    ..Currently, there are no consensus neuroimaging findings associated with neuropsychiatric SLE...
  90. ncbi Ensuring management of vascular risk factors after stroke
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Rev Neurol Dis 3:93-100. 2006
    ..Available evidence suggests that hospital-based systems can markedly improve medical care and education of hospitalized ischemic stroke patients, and increase longer-term patient adherence in the community...
  91. ncbi Association of higher serum calcium levels with smaller infarct volumes in acute ischemic stroke
    Brian H Buck
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Ave, Room A421, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada
    Arch Neurol 64:1287-91. 2007
    ....
  92. ncbi Early neutrophilia is associated with volume of ischemic tissue in acute stroke
    Brian H Buck
    Division of Neurology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 39:355-60. 2008
    ..Using diffusion-weighted MR imaging (DWI), we assessed the relationship of early total and differential peripheral leukocyte counts and volume of ischemic tissue in acute stroke...
  93. doi Potential role of curcumin in stroke prevention
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:1175-6. 2008
  94. ncbi Comments on 'when to measure lipid profile after stroke'
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Cerebrovasc Dis 20:211. 2005
  95. ncbi Hemopericardium following intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke
    Sarah A Kremen
    Department of Neurology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif 90095, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 20:478-9. 2005
  96. ncbi Utility of urinalysis in discriminating cardioembolic stroke mechanism
    J Alex Viehman
    School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Arch Neurol 64:667-70. 2007
    ....
  97. ncbi Frequency and determinants of nonpublication of research in the stroke literature
    Nerses Sanossian
    University of California at Los Angeles Stroke Center, Calif, USA
    Stroke 37:2588-92. 2006
    ....
  98. ncbi High-dose statins in acute coronary syndromes
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    JAMA 293:36-7; author reply 38-9. 2005
  99. ncbi A midlife stroke surge among women in the United States
    Amytis Towfighi
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of California at Los Angeles, 710 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neurology 69:1898-904. 2007
    ..We assessed sex differences in stroke prevalence among individuals of midlife age (35 to 64 years) in the United States and determined factors predicting stroke...
  100. ncbi HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors improve acute ischemic stroke outcome
    Bruce Ovbiagele
    Stroke 36:2344; author reply 2344. 2005
  101. ncbi Aspirin and stroke severity
    Nerses Sanossian
    Stroke 37:2660; author reply 2661. 2006