Jose G Romano
Affiliation: University of Miami
- Signs and symptoms of sleep apnea and acute stroke severity: is sleep apnea neuroprotective?Sebastian Koch
Department of Neurology, University of Miami, School of Medicine, FL, USA
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 16:114-8. 2007..We undertook this study to determine differences in stroke severity and early neurologic course in patients at risk for sleep apnea as determined by a sleep questionnaire...
- Detection of microemboli by transcranial Doppler ultrasonography in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhageJose G Romano
Department of Neurology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
Neurosurgery 50:1026-30; discussion 1030-1. 2002..To determine the frequency and characteristics of microembolic signals (MES) in subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
- Progress in rehabilitation of hemianopic visual field defectsJose G Romano
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
Cerebrovasc Dis 27:187-90. 2009..The possible mechanisms that underlie recovery of visual fields are explored. In summary, visual rehabilitation is available and should be considered for stroke survivors with VFDs...
- Visual field changes after a rehabilitation intervention: vision restoration therapyJose G Romano
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, United States
J Neurol Sci 273:70-4. 2008..Vision Restoration Therapy (VRT) consists of a specific pattern of stimulation that is directed at the border of the blind field...
- Microemboli in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhageJose G Romano
Department of Neurology, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
J Neuroimaging 18:396-401. 2008..The determinants of ischemic complications in subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) are not well defined. The objective of this study is to evaluate the role of microemboli in SAH-related cerebral ischemia...
- In-hospital delays to stroke thrombolysis: paradoxical effect of early arrivalJose G Romano
Department of Neurology, University of Miami Medical School, Miami, FL 33136, USA
Neurol Res 29:664-6. 2007..To determine the causes of in-hospital delays for thrombolysis...
- High-dose atorvastatin enhances impaired cerebral vasomotor reactivityAlejandro Forteza
Cardiac and Stroke Institute, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:487-92. 2012..5 months after discontinuation of therapy. We found no benefit of atorvastatin therapy in patients with preserved baseline vasoreactivity...
- Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in internal carotid artery dissectionSebastian Koch
Department of Neurology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Professional Arts Center, FL 33136, USA
Arch Neurol 61:510-2. 2004..Acute multiple brain infarction pattern on diffusion-weighted imaging is associated with arterial or cardiac sources of embolism...
- Moderate correlation between breath-holding and CO(2) inhalation/hyperventilation methods for transcranial doppler evaluation of cerebral vasoreactivityDiogo C Haussen
Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Clin Ultrasound 40:554-8. 2012..Both CO(2) inhalation followed by hyperventilation and breath-holding have been utilized to measure cerebral vasomotor reactivity (VMR) but their correlation has been poorly studied and understood...
- MR imaging after hip and knee replacementSebastian Koch
Department of Neurology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
J Neuroimaging 17:332-5. 2007..Cerebral microembolism has recently been shown during orthopedic surgery. We here examine the effects of intraoperative microembolism on acute magnetic resonance(MR) imaging in patients undergoing hip and knee replacement...
- Ultrasound velocity criteria for vertebral origin stenosisSebastian Koch
Department of Neurology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL, USA
J Neuroimaging 19:242-5. 2009..We here examine peak systolic velocity (PSV) criteria for the diagnosis of VAo stenosis and assess if the PSV ratio at the origin to the distal segments improves diagnostic accuracy...
- Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in symptomatic vertebrobasilar atherosclerosis and dissectionSebastian Koch
Department of Neurology, Professional Arts Center, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
Arch Neurol 62:1228-31. 2005..The DWI characteristics of patients with stroke due to vertebrobasilar arterial dissection and atherosclerotic disease have not been reported in detail...
- High dose human serum albumin for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke: a safety studySebastian Koch
Division of Cerebrovascular Disease, Department of Neurology, University of Miami, FL 33136, USA
Neurocrit Care 1:335-41. 2004..Therefore, we retrospectively reviewed the safety of high-dose albumin treatment in patients with acute ischemic stroke...
- Cerebral fat microembolism and cognitive decline after hip and knee replacementSebastian Koch
Department of Neurology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
Stroke 38:1079-81. 2007..We here examine the impact of intra-operative microembolism on cognitive dysfunction after hip and knee replacement surgery...
- Rapidly progressive dementia due to bilateral internal carotid artery occlusion with infarction of the total length of the corpus callosumAlejandro A Rabinstein
Department of Neurology, Cerebrovascular Division, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL, USA
J Neuroimaging 14:176-9. 2004..Bilateral ICAO should be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients with rapidly cognitive decline. Although ICAO commonly spares the splenium, complete callosal infarction is possible in the presence of bilateral ICAO...
- Stroke etiology among Haitians living in MiamiSebastian Koch
Department of Neurology, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1150 NW 14th Street, Suite 304, Miami, FL 33136, USA
Neuroepidemiology 25:192-5. 2005..Hypertension was the only cardiovascular risk factor significantly associated with small vessel infarction when compared with non-small vessel infarcts...
- Rapid blood pressure reduction in acute intracerebral hemorrhage: feasibility and safetySebastian Koch
Department of Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1150 NW 14th Street, Suite 609, Miami, FL 33136, USA
Neurocrit Care 8:316-21. 2008..We examine here the feasibility and safety of reducing BP to lower than presently recommended levels in patients with acute ICH...
- Comparison of warfarin and aspirin for symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosisMarc I Chimowitz
Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
N Engl J Med 352:1305-16. 2005..Atherosclerotic intracranial arterial stenosis is an important cause of stroke. Warfarin is commonly used in preference to aspirin for this disorder, but these therapies have not been compared in a randomized trial...
- Reversible prolonged bilateral inferior altitudinal visual field defects associated with migraineHartej S Sethi
Department of Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
J Neuroophthalmol 32:252-5. 2012..Neuroimaging studies were unremarkable. We discuss the potential causes of our patient's visual symptoms and speculate and hypothesize that it may represent an atypical manifestation of migraine, perhaps related to a channelopathy...
- Predictors of ischemic stroke in the territory of a symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosisScott E Kasner
Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Circulation 113:555-63. 2006..A prespecified aim of WASID was to identify patients at highest risk for stroke in the territory of the stenotic artery who would be the target group for a subsequent trial comparing intracranial stenting with medical therapy...
- Postural vertigo and impaired vasoreflexes caused by a posterior inferior cerebellar artery infarctBranimir Brozman
Department of Neurology, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL, USA
Neurology 59:1469-70. 2002
- Racial-ethnic differences in lacunar infarction in a multiethnic stroke populationSebastian Koch
Department of Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:107-12. 2013..Our findings suggest that other determinants besides traditional vascular risk factors influence the risk of LI...
- Subclavian steal and a persistent trigeminal arterySebastian Koch
Department of Neurology, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1150 NW 14th Street, Professional Arts Center, Suite 304, Miami, FL 33136, USA
J Neuroimaging 12:190-2. 2002..During brachial hyperemia, the MFV increased by 178% in the basilar artery and 102% in the left vertebral artery. The data suggest that a PTA may compensate for subclavian steal and may have a protective hemodynamic role in this setting...
- Endovascular closure of a patent foramen ovale in the fat embolism syndrome: changes in the embolic patterns as detected by transcranial DopplerAlejandro M Forteza
Professional Arts Center, 1150 NW 14th St, Suite 304, Miami, FL 33136, USA
Arch Neurol 59:455-9. 2002..A patent foramen ovale (PFO) could worsen the prognosis of FES by allowing larger emboli to reach the systemic circulation. Transcranial Doppler ultrasonography can be used to diagnose and monitor cerebral microembolism in FES...
- Mechanisms of Stroke in Intracranial Stenosis and Stenting(MoSISS)Jose G Romano; Fiscal Year: 2010..The objective of this proposal is to understand the causes of stroke in those with narrowed brain arteries and stented brain arteries through the use of non-invasive imaging tests such as ultrasound and MRI. ..