W S Smith

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurotoxicity of intra-arterial papaverine preserved with chlorobutanol used for the treatment of cerebral vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Wade S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94134 0114, USA
    Stroke 35:2518-22. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of paramedic identification of stroke and transient ischemic attack in the field
    W S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0114, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 2:170-5. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Improved paramedic sensitivity in identifying stroke victims in the prehospital setting
    W S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0114, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 3:207-10. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of focal cerebral ischemia: a therapeutic perspective
    Wade S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143 0114, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:S3-12. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Simultanagnosia through the eyes of an artist
    Wade S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurology 60:1832-4. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Spinal manipulative therapy is an independent risk factor for vertebral artery dissection
    W S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0114, USA
    Neurology 60:1424-8. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Optimal brain perfusion CT coverage in patients with acute middle cerebral artery stroke
    A D Furtado
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0628, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:691-5. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient presentation, angiographic features, and treatment of strangulation-induced bilateral dissection of the cervical internal carotid artery. Report of three cases
    A M Malek
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Neurosurg 92:481-7. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Stent angioplasty for cervical carotid artery stenosis in high-risk symptomatic NASCET-ineligible patients
    A M Malek
    Department of Radiology, Division of Interventional Neurovascular Radiology, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Stroke 31:3029-33. 2000
  10. doi request reprint The triple rule-out for acute ischemic stroke: imaging the brain, carotid arteries, aorta, and heart
    A D Furtado
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:1290-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurotoxicity of intra-arterial papaverine preserved with chlorobutanol used for the treatment of cerebral vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Wade S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94134 0114, USA
    Stroke 35:2518-22. 2004
    ..Papaverine is used to vasodilate cerebral arteries undergoing vasospasm from subarachnoid hemorrhage. However, papaverine inhibits cellular respiration in vitro and could cause neurotoxicity in humans...
  2. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of paramedic identification of stroke and transient ischemic attack in the field
    W S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0114, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 2:170-5. 1998
    ..To determine the accuracy of acute stroke identification by paramedics in an urban emergency medical services system...
  3. ncbi request reprint Improved paramedic sensitivity in identifying stroke victims in the prehospital setting
    W S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0114, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 3:207-10. 1999
    ..The authors implemented an educational program on stroke to improve paramedic accuracy in stroke recognition...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of focal cerebral ischemia: a therapeutic perspective
    Wade S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143 0114, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:S3-12. 2004
    ..Herein, the author discusses the pathophysiology of focal cerebral ischemia as has been revealed in rodent models and reviews the major human trials according to treatment mechanism...
  5. ncbi request reprint Simultanagnosia through the eyes of an artist
    Wade S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurology 60:1832-4. 2003
    ..Years later, her artistic abilities returned with only minor differences from those prior to her stroke...
  6. ncbi request reprint Spinal manipulative therapy is an independent risk factor for vertebral artery dissection
    W S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0114, USA
    Neurology 60:1424-8. 2003
    ..To determine whether spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is an independent risk factor for cervical artery dissection...
  7. doi request reprint Optimal brain perfusion CT coverage in patients with acute middle cerebral artery stroke
    A D Furtado
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0628, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:691-5. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Patient presentation, angiographic features, and treatment of strangulation-induced bilateral dissection of the cervical internal carotid artery. Report of three cases
    A M Malek
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Neurosurg 92:481-7. 2000
    ..Endovascular therapy in which percutaneous angioplasty and/or stent placement are used can be useful in treating residual focal stenoses to improve cerebral perfusion and to lower the risk of embolic or ischemic stroke...
  9. ncbi request reprint Stent angioplasty for cervical carotid artery stenosis in high-risk symptomatic NASCET-ineligible patients
    A M Malek
    Department of Radiology, Division of Interventional Neurovascular Radiology, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Stroke 31:3029-33. 2000
    ..We sought to determine the safety and efficacy of stent angioplasty in this high-risk subset for whom the perioperative morbidity and mortality of surgery are elevated...
  10. doi request reprint The triple rule-out for acute ischemic stroke: imaging the brain, carotid arteries, aorta, and heart
    A D Furtado
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:1290-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the image quality of a comprehensive CTA protocol in patients with acute stroke that expands the standard CTA coverage to include all 4 chambers of the heart and the coronary arteries...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage: utility of perfusion CT and CT angiography on diagnosis and management
    M Wintermark
    Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:26-34. 2006
    ..To evaluate the utility of perfusion CT (PCT) combined with CT angiography (CTA) for the diagnosis and management of vasospasm, by using conventional digital subtraction angiography (DSA) as the gold standard...
  12. doi request reprint Hyperdense basilar artery sign on unenhanced CT predicts thrombus and outcome in acute posterior circulation stroke
    Gregory V Goldmakher
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurology, MGH Stroke Research Center, 175 Cambridge Street, suite 300 Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Stroke 40:134-9. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to determine whether the hyperdense basilar artery (HDBA) sign has utility in detecting thrombosis and predicting outcome in patients presenting with signs and symptoms of posterior circulation stroke...
  13. ncbi request reprint Contrast extravasation on CT predicts mortality in primary intracerebral hemorrhage
    J Kim
    Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:520-5. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of carotid stenosis using CT angiography in the initial evaluation of stroke and TIA
    S A Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurology 63:457-60. 2004
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of CTA, the authors compared the degree of stenosis found using CTA with digital subtraction angiography (DSA) in consecutive patients during a 3-year period...
  15. ncbi request reprint Utilization of intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator for ischemic stroke at academic medical centers: the influence of ethnicity
    S C Johnston
    Neurovascular Service, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 32:1061-8. 2001
    ..We sought to measure the overall rate of usage of tissue-type plasminogen activator (tPA) for ischemic stroke at academic medical centers, and to determine whether ethnicity was associated with usage...
  16. doi request reprint Risk factors for hemorrhagic presentation in patients with dural arteriovenous fistulae
    Vineeta Singh
    Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:628-35; discussion 628-35. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the independent effects of specific demographic and clinical variables on hemorrhagic presentation in patients with DAVFs...
  17. pmc Collateral vessels on CT angiography predict outcome in acute ischemic stroke
    Matthew B Maas
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Stroke 40:3001-5. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint The pattern of leptomeningeal collaterals on CT angiography is a strong predictor of long-term functional outcome in stroke patients with large vessel intracranial occlusion
    Fabricio O Lima
    Stroke Service, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Stroke 41:2316-22. 2010
    ..The role of noninvasive methods in the evaluation of collateral circulation has yet to be defined. We hypothesized that a favorable pattern of leptomeningeal collaterals, as identified by CT angiography, correlates with improved outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of dynamic perfusion CT with deconvolution in detecting acute hemispheric stroke
    Max Wintermark
    Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:104-12. 2005
    ..We determined the accuracy of these maps in patients with suspected acute hemispheric stroke...
  20. pmc Perfusion CT compared to H(2) (15)O/O (15)O PET in patients with chronic cervical carotid artery occlusion
    Amita Kamath
    Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Neuroradiology 50:745-51. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the results of perfusion computed tomography (PCT) with those of (15)O(2)/H(2) (15)O positron emission tomography (PET) in a subset of Carotid Occlusion Surgery Study (COSS) patients...
  21. doi request reprint Predictors of good clinical outcomes, mortality, and successful revascularization in patients with acute ischemic stroke undergoing thrombectomy: pooled analysis of the Mechanical Embolus Removal in Cerebral Ischemia (MERCI) and Multi MERCI Trials
    Raul G Nogueira
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Stroke 40:3777-83. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the predictors of clinical and angiographic outcomes in these patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of multidetector-row CT angiography for the diagnosis of vasospasm following subarachnoid hemorrhage: a comparison with digital subtraction angiography
    Saadia R Chaudhary
    Neuroradiology Section, Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:144-50. 2008
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of multidetector-row CT angiography (CTA) for the diagnosis of large-vessel vasospasm following subarachnoid hemorrhage by comparison to digital subtraction angiography (DSA)...
  23. pmc Functional contrast-enhanced CT for evaluation of acute ischemic stroke does not increase the risk of contrast-induced nephropathy
    F O Lima
    Department of Neurology, Stroke Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:817-21. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Dural arteriovenous fistula associated with prothrombin gene mutation
    V Singh
    Department of Neurology, Box 0114, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M 798, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    J Neuroimaging 11:319-21. 2001
    ..Various possible factors involved in the pathogenesis of a dural fistula are discussed, with emphasis on underlying thrombophilia and oral contraceptive use in this patient...
  25. doi request reprint 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 request reprint Systematic comparison of perfusion-CT and CT-angiography in acute stroke patients
    Jessica C Tan
    Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Ann Neurol 61:533-43. 2007
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Visual grading system for vasospasm based on perfusion CT imaging: comparisons with conventional angiography and quantitative perfusion CT
    Max Wintermark
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 26:163-70. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare simple visual grading of perfusion CT (PCT) maps to a more quantitative, threshold-based interpretation of PCT parameters in the characterization of presence and severity of vasospasm...
  28. doi request reprint How accurate is CT angiography in evaluating intracranial atherosclerotic disease?
    Mai N Nguyen-Huynh
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 39:1184-8. 2008
    ..However, it is invasive and can only be carried out at specialized centers. We sought to compare CT angiography (CTA) to DSA for detection and measurement of stenosis in large intracranial arteries...
  29. doi request reprint Comparison of mechanical embolectomy and intraarterial thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke within the MCA: MERCI and Multi MERCI compared to PROACT II
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0114, USA
    Neurocrit Care 10:43-9. 2009
    ..Differences in trial design may account for this mortality difference...
  30. doi request reprint Cerebrovascular complications of methamphetamine abuse
    Emily L Ho
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, 1001 Potrero Ave, SFGH 4M62, Box 0870, San Francisco, CA 94143 0870, USA
    Neurocrit Care 10:295-305. 2009
    ....
  31. pmc National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score is poorly predictive of proximal occlusion in acute cerebral ischemia
    Matthew B Maas
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Stroke 40:2988-93. 2009
    ..Use of National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) score to predict a proximal arterial occlusion (PO) is suggested by several case series as a viable method of selecting cases appropriate for multimodal imaging...
  32. doi request reprint Improvement in intensive care unit outcomes in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage after initiation of neurointensivist co-management
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:626-30. 2010
    ..No study to date has examined the role of neurointensivists specifically in subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) management. This study examined the use of a team-based neurointensivist co-management approach...
  33. pmc Significance of large vessel intracranial occlusion causing acute ischemic stroke and TIA
    Wade S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 40:3834-40. 2009
    ..Because little prospective angiographic data have been reported on a cohort of unselected patients with stroke and with transient ischemic attack, the clinical impact of LVO has been difficult to quantify...
  34. ncbi request reprint Emergency treatment of acute ischemic stroke: expanding the time window
    Raul G Nogueira
    Wade S Smith, MD, PhD Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 11:433-43. 2009
    ..5 to 8 hours, and perhaps up to 12 to 24 hours for basilar occlusions...
  35. pmc Reperfusion is a more accurate predictor of follow-up infarct volume than recanalization: a proof of concept using CT in acute ischemic stroke patients
    Bruno P Soares
    Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0628, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Stroke 41:e34-40. 2010
    ..Material and..
  36. doi request reprint Cardiac rupture after intravenous t-PA administration in acute ischemic stroke
    Amar Dhand
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0114, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurocrit Care 13:261-2. 2010
    ..Although described in MI patients who receive thrombolytic therapy, this complication is not well known in ischemic stroke patients who receive intravenous (IV) t-PA...
  37. ncbi request reprint Intra-arterial thrombolytic therapy for acute basilar occlusion: pro
    Wade S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 38:701-3. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Technology Insight: recanalization with drugs and devices during acute ischemic stroke
    Wade S Smith
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Neurol 3:45-53. 2007
    ..This design will allow any patient timely access to state-of-the-art stroke treatment tailored to their needs...
  39. doi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia in a neurologic intensive care unit does not lead to increased mortality
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, Box 0114, 505 Parnassus Avenue M 798, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurocrit Care 12:155-8. 2010
    ..Neurologic disease is a risk factor for VAP development, but the relationship between VAP and outcomes in patients admitted to the ICU for neurologic reasons remains largely unknown...
  40. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of mechanical embolectomy in acute ischemic stroke: results of the MERCI trial
    Wade S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 36:1432-8. 2005
    ..An alternative strategy for opening intracranial vessels during stroke is mechanical embolectomy, especially for patients ineligible for intravenous tPA...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of angiographically confirmed large vessel intracranial occlusion in patients presenting with acute brain ischemia
    Wade S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurocrit Care 4:14-7. 2006
    ..Because large-vessel occlusion and stroke severity are likely correlated, it is unclear if largevessel occlusion independently predicts outcome or is simply a marker for stroke severity...
  42. ncbi request reprint Arterial dissection and stroke in children
    H J Fullerton
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0114, USA
    Neurology 57:1155-60. 2001
    ..To describe the clinical characteristics of dissections of cerebral arteries in children...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cerebral aneurysm presenting as cough headache
    W S Smith
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine University of California, San Francisco
    Headache 33:203-4. 1993
    ..Conventional cerebral angiography was required for the diagnosis. Cerebral aneurysm should be considered in the differential diagnosis of cough headache syndrome...
  44. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of endovascular stenting for symptomatic basilar artery stenosis
    W Yu
    Division of Neurovascular Service, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurology 64:1055-7. 2005
    ..In this uncontrolled study, stenting appeared to be effective in reducing stroke risk and death and worthy of further scrupulous trial...
  45. doi request reprint Perfusion CT Imaging Follows Clinical Severity in Left Hemispheric Strokes
    A D Furtado
    Neuroradiology Section, Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0628, USA
    Eur Neurol 60:244-52. 2008
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Safety of mechanical thrombectomy and intravenous tissue plasminogen activator in acute ischemic stroke. Results of the multi Mechanical Embolus Removal in Cerebral Ischemia (MERCI) trial, part I
    W S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:1177-82. 2006
    ..Patients who receive IV tPA but do not recanalize may also benefit from thrombectomy, but the revascularization efficacy and safety of this strategy has not been reported...
  47. ncbi request reprint Initial Glasgow Coma Scale score predicts outcome following thrombolysis for posterior circulation stroke
    Jack W Tsao
    Department of Neurology, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1126-9. 2005
    ..Consequently, there is less published information on thrombolytic therapy for posterior circulation stroke...
  48. ncbi request reprint Dynamic perfusion CT: optimizing the temporal resolution and contrast volume for calculation of perfusion CT parameters in stroke patients
    Max Wintermark
    Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:720-9. 2004
    ..Numerous parameters are involved in dynamic perfusion CT (PCT). We assessed the influence of the temporal sampling rate and the volume of contrast material...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular predictors of in-patient mortality after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Sirisha Yarlagadda
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
    Neurocrit Care 5:102-7. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that cardiovascular abnormalities are independently related to in-patient mortality after SAH...
  50. ncbi request reprint Angioplasty for intracranial symptomatic vertebrobasilar ischemia
    Daryl R Gress
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0114, USA
    Neurosurgery 51:23-7; discussion 27-9. 2002
    ..This report reviews the clinical characteristics, indications, and procedural risks of intracranial angioplasty in a series of patients with symptomatic posterior circulation ischemia...
  51. ncbi request reprint Safety and feasibility of a CT protocol for acute stroke: combined CT, CT angiography, and CT perfusion imaging in 53 consecutive patients
    Wade S Smith
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:688-90. 2003
    ..High-speed, multisection, helical CT scanners allow rapid, safe imaging of the entire neurovascular axis in patients with acute stroke by use of combined CT imaging, CT perfusion imaging, and CTA...
  52. ncbi request reprint Acute brain infarct: detection and delineation with CT angiographic source images versus nonenhanced CT scans
    Erica C S Camargo
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit St, GRB 239, Boston, MA 02114 2622, USA
    Radiology 244:541-8. 2007
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Mechanical thrombectomy of intracranial internal carotid occlusion: pooled results of the MERCI and Multi MERCI Part I trials
    Alexander C Flint
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 38:1274-80. 2007
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Endovascular embolectomy of acute basilar artery occlusion
    W Yu
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurology 61:1421-3. 2003
    ..The dissection was managed with endovascular stenting, and the basilar artery embolus was removed with a clot retriever at 7 hours. The patient recovered without neurologic deficit...
  55. ncbi request reprint Monitoring serial change in the lumen and outer wall of vertebrobasilar aneurysms
    L Boussel
    Radiology Service, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 29:259-64. 2008
    ..In this report we describe the use of MR imaging and 3D postprocessing methods to study the evolution of those aneurysms...
  56. ncbi request reprint Deaths from stroke in US children, 1979 to 1998
    H J Fullerton
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurology 59:34-9. 2002
    ..As these findings have been attributed to control of stroke risk factors that are less important in children, trends and demographics of childhood stroke mortality are of interest, but have not been explored...
  57. ncbi request reprint Regionalization of treatment for subarachnoid hemorrhage: a cost-utility analysis
    Naomi S Bardach
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 01, USA
    Circulation 109:2207-12. 2004
    ..Whether regionalization of care for SAH is cost-effective is unknown...
  58. doi request reprint Local cortical hypoperfusion imaged with CT perfusion during postictal Todd's paresis
    Marlon S Mathews
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Neuroradiology 50:397-401. 2008
    ..However, it is unclear whether the pathophysiology of Todd's paralysis is related to alterations in cerebral perfusion. We report CT perfusion findings in a patient presenting with postictal aphasia and right hemiparesis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Hypernatremia predicts adverse cardiovascular and neurological outcomes after SAH
    Landis A Fisher
    Division of Cardiology, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurocrit Care 5:180-5. 2006
    ..This study analyzed whether abnormal serum sodium levels are associated with cardiac outcomes and mortality after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Cerebral blood flow changes after endovascular treatment of cerebrovascular stenoses
    Nerissa U Ko
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94110, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:538-42. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that increases in cerebral blood flow (CBF) after endovascular stent placement are positively correlated with the severity of stenosis...
  61. ncbi request reprint Predictors of left ventricular regional wall motion abnormalities after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Avinash Kothavale
    Division of Cardiology, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurocrit Care 4:199-205. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of LV regional wall motion abnormalities (RWMA) after SAH and to quantify the independent effects of specific demographic and clinical variables in predicting the development of RWMA...
  62. pmc Endothelial nitric oxide synthase polymorphism (-786T->C) and increased risk of angiographic vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Nerissa U Ko
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Stroke 39:1103-8. 2008
    ..Decreased availability of nitric oxide (NO) may be crucial in its pathogenesis. We hypothesized that endothelial NO synthase (eNOS) polymorphisms may determine susceptibility to vasospasm in SAH patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Cardiac injury after subarachnoid hemorrhage is independent of the type of aneurysm therapy
    Jacob C Miss
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0124, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:1244-50; discussion 1250-1. 2004
    ..It is hypothesized that aneurysm treatment does not affect the risk of developing cardiac injury and dysfunction...
  64. pmc Phase-contrast magnetic resonance imaging measurements in intracranial aneurysms in vivo of flow patterns, velocity fields, and wall shear stress: comparison with computational fluid dynamics
    Loic Boussel
    Radiology Service, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Magn Reson Med 61:409-17. 2009
    ..These results indicate that 7D-MRV can be used in vivo to measure velocity flow fields and for estimating MSS and WSS. Currently, however, this method cannot accurately quantify the latter two parameters...
  65. ncbi request reprint Continuous bleeding from a basilar terminus aneurysm imaged with CT angiography and conventional angiography
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurocrit Care 1:103-6. 2004
    ..Continued bleeding from an intracranial aneurysm is a rare event that can be recognized using computed tomography angiography and likely indicates a poor prognosis...
  66. ncbi request reprint Relationship between brain tissue oxygen tension and CT perfusion: feasibility and initial results
    J Claude Hemphill
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:1095-100. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a relationship between CT perfusion (CTP) imaging parameters and P(br)O(2)...
  67. doi request reprint Intermittent atrial fibrillation may account for a large proportion of otherwise cryptogenic stroke: a study of 30-day cardiac event monitors
    Lucas Elijovich
    Department of Neurology, Division of Stroke and Neurocritical Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 18:185-9. 2009
    ..Thirty-day cardiac event monitors (30-DEM) may increase the rate of AF detection compared with standard investigations that include a combination of electrocardiography, cardiac telemetry, and short-term Holter monitoring...
  68. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and implications of diastolic dysfunction after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Alexander Kopelnik
    Division of Cardiology, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
    Neurocrit Care 3:132-8. 2005
    ..Little is known about the occurrence of diastolic dysfunction in this setting. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of diastolic dysfunction and its association with cardiac outcomes after SAH...
  69. ncbi request reprint Incidence of contrast nephropathy from cerebral CT angiography and CT perfusion imaging
    S Andrew Josephson
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Neurology 64:1805-6. 2005
    ..37%), the administration of IV contrast medium possibly contributed to renal failure. Two patients (0.19%) received temporary hemodialysis during hospitalization. The incidence of contrast nephropathy in neurovascular patients is low...
  70. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing outcome and treatment effect in PROACT II
    Lawrence R Wechsler
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Stroke 34:1224-9. 2003
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