Marc Ribo

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Association Between Time to Reperfusion and Outcome Is Primarily Driven by the Time From Imaging to Reperfusion
    Marc Ribo
    From the Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain M R, C A M Statistics and Operations Research, Barcelona Tech, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain E C Bioclever, Barcelona, Spain N C Department of Radiology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain A T Stroke Unit, Departments of Neurology H Q and Radiology M A D M, Hospital de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Stroke Unit, Section of Interventional Neuroradiology, Department of Neurosciences Hospital Germans Trias, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Spain M M, C C Departments of Neurology X U, A D and Radiology L S, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain and Department of Neurology, The Stroke Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA T J
    Stroke 47:999-1004. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Maximal Admission Core Lesion Compatible With Favorable Outcome in Acute Stroke Patients Undergoing Endovascular Procedures
    Marc Ribo
    From the Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology M Ribo, M Rubiera, A F, P C, J P, D R L, S B, M M, C A M and Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology A T, M L, C V, A R, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 46:2849-52. 2015
  3. pmc The angiogenic gene profile of circulating endothelial progenitor cells from ischemic stroke patients
    Míriam Navarro-Sobrino
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and Neurovascular Unit, Neurology and Medicine Department, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Vall d Hebron Research Institute of Vall d Hebron Hospital, Pg Vall d Hebron 119 129, Barcelona, 08035, Spain
    Vasc Cell 5:3. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Difficult catheter access to the occluded vessel during endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke is associated with worse clinical outcome
    Marc Ribo
    Unitat d Ictus, Neurologia, Hospital Vall d Hebrón Barcelona, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Neurointerv Surg 5:i70-3. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Detection of reversed basilar flow with power-motion Doppler after acute occlusion predicts favorable outcome
    Marc Ribo
    Stroke Treatment Team, Medical School, The University of Texas Houston, USA
    Stroke 35:79-82. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint [Role of homocysteine in the acute phase of stroke]
    M Ribo
    Unidad Neurovascular, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurologia 19:10-4. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Admission fibrinolytic profile predicts clot lysis resistance in stroke patients treated with tissue plasminogen activator
    Marc Ribo
    Neurovascular Unit Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Thromb Haemost 91:1146-51. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Admission fibrinolytic profile is associated with symptomatic hemorrhagic transformation in stroke patients treated with tissue plasminogen activator
    Marc Ribo
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Neurovascular Unit Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 35:2123-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator stroke treatment in the 3- to 6-hour window using multimodal transcranial Doppler/MRI selection protocol
    Marc Ribo
    Unitat Neurovascular, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 36:602-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute hyperglycemia state is associated with lower tPA-induced recanalization rates in stroke patients
    Marc Ribo
    Unitat Neurovascular Hospital, Vall d Hebron, Barcelona 08035, Spain
    Stroke 36:1705-9. 2005

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Publications102 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Association Between Time to Reperfusion and Outcome Is Primarily Driven by the Time From Imaging to Reperfusion
    Marc Ribo
    From the Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain M R, C A M Statistics and Operations Research, Barcelona Tech, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain E C Bioclever, Barcelona, Spain N C Department of Radiology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain A T Stroke Unit, Departments of Neurology H Q and Radiology M A D M, Hospital de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Stroke Unit, Section of Interventional Neuroradiology, Department of Neurosciences Hospital Germans Trias, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Badalona, Spain M M, C C Departments of Neurology X U, A D and Radiology L S, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain and Department of Neurology, The Stroke Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA T J
    Stroke 47:999-1004. 2016
    ..A progressive decline in the odds of favorable outcome as time to reperfusion increases is well known. However, the impact of specific workflow intervals is not clear...
  2. doi request reprint Maximal Admission Core Lesion Compatible With Favorable Outcome in Acute Stroke Patients Undergoing Endovascular Procedures
    Marc Ribo
    From the Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology M Ribo, M Rubiera, A F, P C, J P, D R L, S B, M M, C A M and Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology A T, M L, C V, A R, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 46:2849-52. 2015
    ..We aimed to confirm this hypothesis and define the maximal admission lesion volume compatible with favorable outcome (MALCOM)...
  3. pmc The angiogenic gene profile of circulating endothelial progenitor cells from ischemic stroke patients
    Míriam Navarro-Sobrino
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and Neurovascular Unit, Neurology and Medicine Department, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Vall d Hebron Research Institute of Vall d Hebron Hospital, Pg Vall d Hebron 119 129, Barcelona, 08035, Spain
    Vasc Cell 5:3. 2013
    ..We tested the angiogenic gene expression of outgrowth endothelial cells (OECs), an EPC subtype capable to shape vessel structures...
  4. doi request reprint Difficult catheter access to the occluded vessel during endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke is associated with worse clinical outcome
    Marc Ribo
    Unitat d Ictus, Neurologia, Hospital Vall d Hebrón Barcelona, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Neurointerv Surg 5:i70-3. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to access the impact of difficult catheter access to target the carotid artery on clinical outcome...
  5. ncbi request reprint Detection of reversed basilar flow with power-motion Doppler after acute occlusion predicts favorable outcome
    Marc Ribo
    Stroke Treatment Team, Medical School, The University of Texas Houston, USA
    Stroke 35:79-82. 2004
    ..We aimed to determine clinical significance of PMD-TCD demonstration of reversed basilar flow in patients with basilar artery (BA) occlusion...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Role of homocysteine in the acute phase of stroke]
    M Ribo
    Unidad Neurovascular, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurologia 19:10-4. 2004
    ..Hyperhomocysteinemia is a well known vascular risk factor. However its action mechanism and its role in the acute phase of stroke have not been determined...
  7. ncbi request reprint Admission fibrinolytic profile predicts clot lysis resistance in stroke patients treated with tissue plasminogen activator
    Marc Ribo
    Neurovascular Unit Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Thromb Haemost 91:1146-51. 2004
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  8. ncbi request reprint Admission fibrinolytic profile is associated with symptomatic hemorrhagic transformation in stroke patients treated with tissue plasminogen activator
    Marc Ribo
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Neurovascular Unit Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 35:2123-7. 2004
    ..We aim to determine the predictive value of pretreatment levels of fibrinolysis inhibitors (PAI-1, lipoprotein(a), TAFI, and homocysteine) on SICH...
  9. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator stroke treatment in the 3- to 6-hour window using multimodal transcranial Doppler/MRI selection protocol
    Marc Ribo
    Unitat Neurovascular, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 36:602-6. 2005
    ..We aim to study safety and efficacy of tPA treatment in the 3- to 6-hour window using multimodal transcranial Doppler (TCD)/MRI selection criteria...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute hyperglycemia state is associated with lower tPA-induced recanalization rates in stroke patients
    Marc Ribo
    Unitat Neurovascular Hospital, Vall d Hebron, Barcelona 08035, Spain
    Stroke 36:1705-9. 2005
    ..We aimed to study the effect of acute/chronic HG on tissue-type plasminogen activator (tPA)-induced recanalization...
  11. ncbi request reprint Temporal profile of recanalization after intravenous tissue plasminogen activator: selecting patients for rescue reperfusion techniques
    Marc Ribo
    Unitat Neurovascular Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 37:1000-4. 2006
    ..Intravenous thrombolysis in stroke achieves arterial recanalization in approximately 50% of cases. Determining temporal profile of recanalization may address patient selection and potential benefits of further rescue reperfusion techniques...
  12. ncbi request reprint Transcranial Doppler monitoring of transcervical carotid stenting with flow reversal protection: a novel carotid revascularization technique
    Marc Ribo
    Unitat Neurovascular, Servei de Neurologia, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 37:2846-9. 2006
    ..We aim to study, with transcranial Doppler (TCD), cerebral flow changes and microemboli detection during transcervical stenting...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia during ischemia rapidly accelerates brain damage in stroke patients treated with tPA
    Marc Ribo
    Unitat Neurovascular, Servei de Neurologia, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 27:1616-22. 2007
    ..07). In a regression model the only independent predictor of DWg was HG during OT (OR: 10.83; 95% CI: 1.96 to 59.83; P=0.006). Hyperglycemia, especially during OT, has a powerful deleterious effect after stroke accelerating brain damage...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Can telemedicine re-establish geographic equity in the treatment of acute stroke?]
    M Ribo
    Unidad Neurovascular, Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 46:557-60. 2008
    ..Patients living far from large hospitals do not have access to these measures...
  15. doi request reprint Geographic differences in acute stroke care in Catalunya: impact of a regional interhospital network
    Marc Ribo
    Unitat Neurovascular, Servei de Neurologia, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Cerebrovasc Dis 26:284-8. 2008
    ..Limited resources prevent specialized care in community hospitals (CH) challenging geographical equity. We studied the impact of a regional interhospital network based on urgent transfer from 4 CH to a referral stroke center (RSC)...
  16. doi request reprint Buying time for recanalization in acute stroke: arterial blood infusion beyond the occluding clot as a neuroprotective strategy
    Marc Ribo
    Unitat Neurovascular, Servei de Neurologia, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    J Neuroimaging 19:188-90. 2009
    ..We present a case in which oxygenated blood was perfused through the occluding clot during intra-arterial (IA) thrombolysis to anticipate reperfusion...
  17. doi request reprint Intra-arterial administration of microbubbles and continuous 2-MHz ultrasound insonation to enhance intra-arterial thrombolysis
    Marc Ribo
    Unitat Neurovascular, Servei de Neurologia, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Neuroimaging 20:224-7. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate safety and efficacy on middle cerebral artery (MCA) recanalization of local MB administration during intra-arterial (IA) thrombolysis and continuous transcranial Doppler (TCD) monitoring...
  18. doi request reprint Bringing forward reperfusion with oxygenated blood perfusion beyond arterial occlusion during endovascular procedures in patients with acute ischemic stroke
    M Ribo
    Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:1899-902. 2010
    ..These time-consuming procedures imply a delayed reperfusion despite the capacity of earlier intravascular microcatheter bypass to the ischemic tissue beyond the clot. We aimed to explore the safety and feasibility of MOB beyond the clot...
  19. doi request reprint Extending the time window for endovascular procedures according to collateral pial circulation
    Marc Ribo
    Unitat Neurovascular, Servei de Neurologia, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, Barcelona 08035, Spain
    Stroke 42:3465-9. 2011
    ..Good collateral pial circulation (CPC) predicts a favorable outcome in patients undergoing intra-arterial procedures. We aimed to determine if CPC status may be used to decide about pursuing recanalization efforts...
  20. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of serial National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale scores to identify artery status in acute ischemic stroke
    Robert Mikulik
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
    Circulation 115:2660-5. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the accuracy of serial National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) scores to detect complete early recanalization of the middle cerebral artery...
  21. doi request reprint Progression of symptomatic intracranial large artery atherosclerosis is associated with a proinflammatory state and impaired fibrinolysis
    Juan F Arenillas
    Neurovascular Unit, Vall d Hebron Universitary Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 39:1456-63. 2008
    ..Our objective was to prospectively study the relationship between circulating levels of inflammatory markers and fibrinolysis inhibitors, and the risk of progression of symptomatic ILA...
  22. doi request reprint Endogenous activated protein C predicts hemorrhagic transformation and mortality after tissue plasminogen activator treatment in stroke patients
    Maite Mendioroz
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Neurovascular Unit, Neurology Department, Internal Medicine Department, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:143-50. 2009
    ..Therefore, we sought to investigate the role of endogenous APC in human ischemic stroke...
  23. doi request reprint A large screening of angiogenesis biomarkers and their association with neurological outcome after ischemic stroke
    Míriam Navarro-Sobrino
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and Neurovascular Unit, Neurology and Medicine Department Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Research Institute of the Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 216:205-11. 2011
    ..The induction of angiogenesis after stroke may enhance neurorestorative processes. Our aim was to examine the endogenous angiogenesis balance and their association with long-term clinical outcome in ischemic stroke patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of early arterial reocclusion after tissue plasminogen activator-induced recanalization in acute ischemic stroke
    Marta Rubiera
    Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 36:1452-6. 2005
    ..We aimed to determine clinical and hemodynamic predictors of early reocclusion (RO) in stroke patients treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of admission hyperglycemia on stroke outcome in reperfused tissue plasminogen activator--treated patients
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Cerebrovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 34:1235-41. 2003
    ..We sought to investigate the impact of hyperglycemia before reperfusion on long-term outcome in patients treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Microbubble administration accelerates clot lysis during continuous 2-MHz ultrasound monitoring in stroke patients treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator
    Carlos A Molina
    Department of Neurology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 37:425-9. 2006
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Temporal profile and prognostic value of Lp-PLA2 mass and activity in the acute stroke setting
    Pilar Delgado
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and Department of Neurology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Institut de Recerca, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 220:532-6. 2012
    ..Lp-PLA2 is a novel biomarker in cardiovascular diseases due to its ability to predict first-ever and recurrent stroke. Little information is known regarding its influence on early outcome after stroke...
  28. ncbi request reprint Speed of tPA-induced clot lysis predicts DWI lesion evolution in acute stroke
    Raquel Delgado-Mederos
    Department of Neurology, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 38:955-60. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the impact of the speed of recanalization on the evolution of diffusion- weighted imaging (DWI) lesions and outcome in stroke patients treated with tissue-type plasminogen activator (tPA)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Poststroke C-reactive protein is a powerful prognostic tool among candidates for thrombolysis
    Joan Montaner
    Departament de Medicina Interna, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 37:1205-10. 2006
    ..We sought to investigate whether CRP measured before tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) treatments may add prognostic information to guide stroke thrombolysis...
  30. doi request reprint Do bubble characteristics affect recanalization in stroke patients treated with microbubble-enhanced sonothrombolysis?
    Marta Rubiera
    Department of Neurology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Ultrasound Med Biol 34:1573-7. 2008
    ..However, RE rates, clinical course and long-term outcome are comparable when administering galactose-based air-filled MB (Levovist) or sulphur hexafluoride-filled MB (Sonovue)...
  31. doi request reprint Long-term treatment with citicoline may improve poststroke vascular cognitive impairment
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Department of Neurology, Neurovascular Unit, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:146-54. 2013
    ..We assessed the safety of long-term administration and its possible efficacy of citicoline in preventing poststroke cognitive decline in patients with first-ever ischemic stroke...
  32. doi request reprint Fluorescent molecular peroxidation products: a prognostic biomarker of early neurologic deterioration after thrombolysis
    Victor Llombart
    From Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Institut de Recerca Vall d Hebron, Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain V L, A B, T G B, A P, M H G, D G, A R, J M Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Centre for Nanomedicine, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centre for Biomedical Research on Rare Diseases, Barcelona, Spain C D, V R S, P M G, A V Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain M Rubiera, M Ribó, C A M, J A S Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH and Co KG, Ingelheim, Germany C E and Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany C E
    Stroke 45:432-7. 2014
    ..This study aimed to determine the value of FMPPs as a biomarker to predict neurological worsening related to early hemorrhagic transformation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Safety profile of tissue plasminogen activator treatment among stroke patients carrying a common polymorphism (C-1562T) in the promoter region of the matrix metalloproteinase-9 gene
    Joan Montaner
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Stroke Unit, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 34:2851-5. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Impact of admission hyperglycemia on stroke outcome after thrombolysis: risk stratification in relation to time to reperfusion
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Neurovascular Unit, Deparment of Neurology, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 35:2493-8. 2004
    ..We evaluated the impact of admission hyperglycemia (HG) on stroke outcome in relation to the timing of reperfusion in patients treated with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Tandem internal carotid artery/middle cerebral artery occlusion: an independent predictor of poor outcome after systemic thrombolysis
    Marta Rubiera
    Brain Hemodynamics Lab, Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 37:2301-5. 2006
    ..Moreover, whether the relative resistance to thrombolysis in tandem lesions varies depending on the location of MCA clot remains uncertain...
  36. doi request reprint Thrombolysis in anterior versus posterior circulation strokes: timing of recanalization, ischemic tolerance, and other differences
    Jorge Pagola
    Unitat Neurovascular Vall d Hebron, Servei de Neurologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Departament de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Neuroimaging 21:108-12. 2011
    ..2; P=.043). Our data do not support the theory of increased ischemic tolerance in posterior circulation. Despite longer time-to-treatment, BAO were more resistant to hemorrhagic transformations...
  37. doi request reprint VAP-1/SSAO plasma activity and brain expression in human hemorrhagic stroke
    Mar Hernandez-Guillamon
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Institut de Recerca, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 33:55-63. 2012
    ..Our aim was to investigate the alteration of soluble VAP-1/SSAO activity in plasma samples after acute intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) and its presence in human ICH brain tissue...
  38. doi request reprint A predictive clinical-genetic model of tissue plasminogen activator response in acute ischemic stroke
    Alberto del Rio-Espinola
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and Neurovascular Unit, Departments of Neurology and Medicine Departments, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Neurol 72:716-29. 2012
    ..We aimed to find genetic variations associated with hemorrhagic transformation (HT) and mortality rates after t-PA. We then generated a clinical-genetic model for predicting t-PA response...
  39. ncbi request reprint Differential pattern of tissue plasminogen activator-induced proximal middle cerebral artery recanalization among stroke subtypes
    Carlos A Molina
    Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 35:486-90. 2004
    ..We aimed to evaluate the timing, speed, and degree of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA)-induced recanalization in patients with proximal middle cerebral artery (MCA) occlusion of different stroke subtypes...
  40. doi request reprint Etiologic diagnosis of ischemic stroke subtypes with plasma biomarkers
    Joan Montaner
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Neurovascular Unit, Neurology Department, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 39:2280-7. 2008
    ..Because there is no biologic marker offering precise information about stroke etiology, many patients receive a diagnosis of undetermined stroke even after all available diagnostic tests are done, precluding correct treatment...
  41. doi request reprint Lower concentrations of thrombin-antithrombin complex (TAT) correlate to higher recanalisation rates among ischaemic stroke patients treated with t-PA
    Israel Fernandez-Cadenas
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Neurovascular Unit Neurology Service, Departamento de Medicina, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Thromb Haemost 102:759-64. 2009
    ..Low levels of TAT are not associated with an increase in haemorrhagic complications after t-PA, indicating that the combination of thrombin blockers and t-PA could be a safe and effective treatment for ischaemic stroke in the future...
  42. doi request reprint Osteopontin predicts long-term functional outcome among ischemic stroke patients
    M Mendioroz
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Institut de Recerca, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Pg Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    J Neurol 258:486-93. 2011
    ..Further research is necessary to elucidate the role of OPN in ischemic stroke pathophysiology and validate OPN as a useful tool to predict long-term stroke outcome...
  43. doi request reprint Selecting endovascular treatment strategy according to the location of intracranial occlusion in acute stroke
    Jorge Pagola
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain jpagola vhebron net
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:502-6. 2013
    ..However, in the last years, the use of mechanical thrombectomy by retrievers (RET) is increasing at the expense of IAT. We aimed to compare several clinical outcomes between patients treated with IAT or RET...
  44. ncbi request reprint Plasmatic level of neuroinflammatory markers predict the extent of diffusion-weighted image lesions in hyperacute stroke
    Joan Montaner
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Stroke Unit, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 23:1403-7. 2003
    ..50, 0.25-0.74; P < 0.001). Moreover, the extent of hypoperfused brain area (PWI) was associated with a proinflammatory cytokine release in the next hours (TNF-alpha and IL-6)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Timing of recanalization after microbubble-enhanced intravenous thrombolysis in basilar artery occlusion
    Jorge Pagola
    Unitat Neurovascular Vall d Hebron, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Departament de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 38:2931-4. 2007
    ..We aimed to determine the timing of recanalization in basilar artery occlusion treated with systemic thrombolysis, microbubbles, and continuous transcranial Doppler monitoring...
  46. ncbi request reprint Role of endogenous granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor following stroke and relationship to neurological outcome
    Míriam Navarro-Sobrino
    Neurology Department, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Volld Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Neurovasc Res 6:246-51. 2009
    ..Higher plasma endogenous GM-CSF level is found in stroke patients compared to controls. However, no relation was found with a better outcome. Further research is necessary for elucidating the role of GM-CSF in ischemic stroke...
  47. doi request reprint Oxidative stress after thrombolysis-induced reperfusion in human stroke
    Carmen Dominguez
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Center, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 41:653-60. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine the presence and role of lipid peroxidation and protein oxidation-related molecules after tissue plasminogen activator-induced recanalization in human stroke...
  48. doi request reprint Bridging intravenous-intra-arterial rescue strategy increases recanalization and the likelihood of a good outcome in nonresponder intravenous tissue plasminogen activator-treated patients: a case-control study
    Marta Rubiera
    Stroke Unit, Neurology Department, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Ps Vall d Hebron, 119 29, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 42:993-7. 2011
    ..Our aim was to compare IV and IV-IA thrombolysis using a case-control approach...
  49. doi request reprint Serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level predicts hematoma growth and clinical outcome after acute intracerebral hemorrhage
    David Rodriguez-Luna
    Unitat Neurovascular, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Departament de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Ps Vall d Hebron, 119 129 08035, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 42:2447-52. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, their link with hematoma growth (HG) is unknown. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the relationship between LDL-C levels, HG, and clinical outcome in patients with acute ICH...
  50. doi request reprint Arterial blood gas analysis of samples directly obtained beyond cerebral arterial occlusion during endovascular procedures predicts clinical outcome
    Alan Flores
    Hospital Vall d Hebron, Neurology, Barcelona, Spain
    J Neuroimaging 23:180-4. 2013
    ..Real-time intra-procedure information about ischemic brain damage degree may help physicians in taking decisions about pursuing or not recanalization efforts...
  51. doi request reprint Transcervical carotid stenting with flow reversal is a safe technique for high-risk patients older than 70 years
    Beatriz Alvarez
    Section of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Vasc Surg 55:978-84. 2012
    ..This study analyzed the short-term and middle-term results of transcervical CAS with flow reversal in patients aged >70 years at high risk for CEA...
  52. doi request reprint Differentiating ischemic from hemorrhagic stroke using plasma biomarkers: the S100B/RAGE pathway
    Joan Montaner
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Research Institut, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Proteomics 75:4758-65. 2012
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: Translational Proteomics...
  53. doi request reprint Role of the MMP9 gene in hemorrhagic transformations after tissue-type plasminogen activator treatment in stroke patients
    Israel Fernandez-Cadenas
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Institut de Recerca Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 43:1398-400. 2012
    ..Plasma protein levels of MMP9 have been associated with HT occurrence. We aimed to analyze the association of the MMP9 gene with HT occurrence...
  54. ncbi request reprint IL1B and VWF variants are associated with fibrinolytic early recanalization in patients with ischemic stroke
    Israel Fernandez-Cadenas
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Institute of Research, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Pg Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 43:2659-65. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to identify genetic variants associated with recanalization, and thus treatment efficacy, after tissue-type plasminogen activator administration...
  55. doi request reprint Cognitive improvement in patients with severe carotid artery stenosis after transcervical stenting with protective flow reversal
    Gemma Ortega
    Neurovascular Unit, Neurology Section, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:124-30. 2013
    ..The findings of this preliminary prospective study suggest that transcervical CAS and stenting with flow reversal for cerebral protection is a safe technique that will improve, or at least not worsen, cognitive performance...
  56. doi request reprint Impact of blood pressure changes and course on hematoma growth in acute intracerebral hemorrhage
    D Rodriguez-Luna
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Vall d Hebron Research Institute, Departament de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurol 20:1277-83. 2013
    ..Therefore, the impact of BP changes and course on HG and clinical outcome in patients with acute ICH was determined...
  57. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of blood pressure variability after thrombolysis in acute stroke
    R Delgado-Mederos
    Brain Hemodynamics Lab, Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 71:552-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of early blood pressure (BP) changes on diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) lesion evolution and clinical outcome in patients with stroke treated with IV tissue plasminogen activator (tPA)...
  58. doi request reprint A panel of biomarkers including caspase-3 and D-dimer may differentiate acute stroke from stroke-mimicking conditions in the emergency department
    J Montaner
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    J Intern Med 270:166-74. 2011
    ..At present, a rapid and widely available diagnostic test for stroke remains elusive. The aim of this study was to examine the predictive value of a panel of blood-borne biochemical markers for stroke diagnosis...
  59. doi request reprint Ultraearly hematoma growth predicts poor outcome after acute intracerebral hemorrhage
    D Rodriguez-Luna
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 77:1599-604. 2011
    ..To investigate the impact of the adjustment of initial intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) volume by onset-to-imaging time (ultraearly hematoma growth [uHG]) on further hematoma enlargement and outcome in patients with acute ICH...
  60. doi request reprint Outcomes of a contemporary cohort of 536 consecutive patients with acute ischemic stroke treated with endovascular therapy
    Sonia Abilleira
    From the Stroke Program, Agency for Health Quality and Assessment of Catalonia, Spain S A, A R, M G Hospital de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain P C, F R, M A d M Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain M R, J A S, A T Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain M M, A D, C C Hospital Clínic i Provincial, Barcelona, Spain V O, A C, J M M Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain J R Hospital de Sabadell, Sabadell, Spain D C and Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain J M F
    Stroke 45:1046-52. 2014
    ..We sought to assess outcomes after endovascular treatment/therapy of acute ischemic stroke, overall and by subgroups, and looked for predictors of outcome...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Clinical benefit following the implementation of a specialized urgent stroke care system]
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Unidad Neurovascular, Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 122:528-31. 2004
    ..We aimed to test the clinical efficacy of a specialized and urgent stroke assistance system in a University Hospital, as well as the specific impact of each part of the system on several clinical indicators...
  62. ncbi request reprint ACE gene polymorphisms influence t-PA-induced brain vessel reopening following ischemic stroke
    Israel Fernandez-Cadenas
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and Neurovascular Unit, Departamento de Medicina Interna Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Edifici de Recerca, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Pg Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurosci Lett 398:167-71. 2006
    ..Mechanisms of benefit remain unknown since I/D polymorphism had similar FVII and X activities and PAI-1 and fibrinogen levels in our stroke population...
  63. doi request reprint Genes involved in hemorrhagic transformations that follow recombinant t-PA treatment in stroke patients
    Israel Fernandez-Cadenas
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Departamento de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Vall d Hebron Research Institute, 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Pharmacogenomics 14:495-504. 2013
    ..Despite the benefits of recombinant t-PA (rt-PA) for stroke patients some of them suffer from adverse hemorrhagic transformations (HTs) following treatment. Our objective is to study the transcriptomics of HTs patients...
  64. doi request reprint Baseline National Institutes of Health stroke scale-adjusted time window for intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator in acute ischemic stroke
    Marián Muchada
    From the Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Vall d Hebron Research Institute, Departament de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 45:1059-63. 2014
    ..We aimed to identify the impact of time-to-treatment according to stroke severity on functional outcome in patients with acute ischemic stroke...
  65. ncbi request reprint Temporal profile of matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors after spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage: relationship to clinical and radiological outcome
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and the Stroke Unit, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 35:1316-22. 2004
    ..We aimed to investigate the temporal profile of MMPs and their natural inhibitors (TIMPs) after acute intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) and to study its influence on neuroimaging and clinical outcome...
  66. doi request reprint Decreased levels of angiogenic growth factors in intracranial atherosclerotic disease despite severity-related increase in endothelial progenitor cell counts
    A Massot
    Neurovascular Unit, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 35:81-8. 2013
    ..Endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) and endothelial production of angiogenic growth factors (AGFs) may play an essential role in this process. This study investigated the association of EPCs and AGFs with ICAD severity...
  67. doi request reprint Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 testing usefulness among patients with symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic disease
    Andreu Massot
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 218:181-7. 2011
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Matrix metalloproteinase-9 pretreatment level predicts intracranial hemorrhagic complications after thrombolysis in human stroke
    Joan Montaner
    Cerebrovascular Unit, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 107:598-603. 2003
    ..We aimed to correlate plasmatic MMP levels with the appearance of intracranial bleeding complications in stroke patients treated with t-PA...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Stroke code impact on the efficacy of thrombolytic treatment]
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Unidad Cerebrovascular, Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 120:47-51. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the feasibility of applying an SC in the daily clinical practice and to evaluate its impact on the efficacy of t-PA thrombolytic treatment...
  70. doi request reprint Mobilization, endothelial differentiation and functional capacity of endothelial progenitor cells after ischemic stroke
    Míriam Navarro-Sobrino
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Neurovascular Unit and Neurology Department, Departament de Medicina, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Microvasc Res 80:317-23. 2010
    ..Nonetheless, development of cell-based therapy for stroke will require further studies to identify those EPCs with the greatest therapeutic potential...
  71. doi request reprint Impact of telemedicine on acute management of stroke patients undergoing endovascular procedures
    Angels Pedragosa
    Internal Medicine Department, Consorci Hospitalari de Vic, Vic, Barcelona, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 34:436-42. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess the benefits of telemedicine in selecting stroke patients for endovascular treatments...
  72. ncbi request reprint Prior statin use may be associated with improved stroke outcome after tissue plasminogen activator
    Jose Alvarez-Sabin
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Neurovascular Unit, Neurology Department, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 38:1076-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether patients who receive tissue plasminogen activator have better outcome when statins were taken before stroke...
  73. ncbi request reprint Increased brain expression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 after ischemic and hemorrhagic human stroke
    Anna Rosell
    Department of Neurology, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 37:1399-406. 2006
    ..We aimed to investigate MMP-2 (gelatinase A) and MMP-9 (gelatinase B) in brain parenchyma in both ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes...
  74. ncbi request reprint Thrombin-activable fibrinolysis inhibitor levels in the acute phase of ischemic stroke
    Joan Montaner
    Unidad Cerebrovascular, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 34:1038-40. 2003
    ..The purpose of this work was to study TAFI levels in the acute phase of ischemic stroke and their relationship with stroke evolution...
  75. pmc Brain perihematoma genomic profile following spontaneous human intracerebral hemorrhage
    Anna Rosell
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and Department of Neurology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Institut de Recerca, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e16750. 2011
    ..Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) represents about 15% of all strokes and is associated with high mortality rates. Our aim was to identify the gene expression changes and biological pathways altered in the brain following ICH...
  76. doi request reprint Predictive value of ankle-brachial index and PAI-1 in symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic disease recurrence
    A Massot
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Vall d Hebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 233:186-9. 2014
    ..We prospectively examine the single and combined predictive value of biological and clinical markers in recurrent strokes related to intracranial atherosclerotic disease (ICAD)...
  77. doi request reprint Biomarker level improves the diagnosis of embolic source in ischemic stroke of unknown origin
    E Santamarina
    Neurovascular Unit, Hospital Vall Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    J Neurol 259:2538-45. 2012
    ..2 %. High-level CK-MB and BNP during the acute phase of ischemic stroke are associated with an embolic source. Measurement of both biomarkers may improve the diagnosis, guiding the need to perform a heart exploration...
  78. doi request reprint Brain natriuretic peptide is associated with worsening and mortality in acute stroke patients but adds no prognostic value to clinical predictors of outcome
    J Montaner
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Vall d Hebron University Hospital Research Institute, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 34:240-5. 2012
    ..Although the prognostic role of natriuretic peptides has been studied in heart failure and coronary diseases, the value of brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) is less known within the field of strokes...
  79. ncbi request reprint Time course of tissue plasminogen activator-induced recanalization in acute cardioembolic stroke: a case-control study
    C A Molina
    Cerebrovascular Unit, Department of Neurology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 32:2821-7. 2001
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Influence of thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 gene polymorphisms on tissue-type plasminogen activator-induced recanalization in ischemic stroke patients
    I Fernandez-Cadenas
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neurology of Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    J Thromb Haemost 5:1862-8. 2007
    ..We aimed to study whether the presence of two common functional polymorphisms of the TAFI and PAI-1 genes influence rates of recanalization of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) among t-PA-treated stroke patients...
  81. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic changes in the basilar artery following stenting
    C A Molina
    Uni tat Cerebrovascular Hospital Vall d Hebron, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Neurology 62:1398. 2004
  82. ncbi request reprint [ApoE genotype influences on efficacy and safety of thrombolytic treatment for ischemic stroke]
    I Fernandez-Cadenas
    Laboratorio de Investigación Neurovascular, Servicio de Neurologia, Departamento de Medicina Interna, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Hospital Vall d Hebron
    Neurologia 21:176-80. 2006
    ..Therefore, we hypothesized that ApoE genotype might influence the appearance of post-tPA hemorrhagic transformation and that the favorable outcome of E2 patients might be due to better rates of recanalization...
  83. ncbi request reprint Caspase-3 is related to infarct growth after human ischemic stroke
    A Rosell
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Neurovascular Unit, Department of Neurology of Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
    Neurosci Lett 430:1-6. 2008
    ..Our data suggest that caspase-3 could be involved in recruitment of ischemic brain tissue being a marker of infarct growth...
  84. ncbi request reprint [Chronic subdural hematoma simulating a TIA. Implications for the management transient neurological deficit]
    M Ribo
    Unidad Cerebrovascular, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Neurologia 17:342-4. 2002
    ..We describe 2 cases of chronic subdural hematoma that started simulating TIA and we discuss its implications in the management of those patients who had presented transient neurological deficit...
  85. doi request reprint Leukoaraiosis is associated with genes regulating blood-brain barrier homeostasis in ischaemic stroke patients
    I Fernandez-Cadenas
    Department of Neurology, Neurovascular Research Laboratory and Neurovascular Unit, Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurol 18:826-35. 2011
    ..The biologic agents causing leukoaraiosis are unknown. Our aim was to study the genetic basis of leukoaraiosis...
  86. doi request reprint Strokes and their relationship with sleep and sleep disorders
    A Ferre
    Servicio de Neurofisiologia Clinica, Unidad de Sueño, Hospital Universitario de la Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Neurologia 28:103-18. 2013
    ..Of late, there is increased interest in the relationship between sleep disorders and strokes as regards risk and prognosis...
  87. doi request reprint Emergency perception and other variables associated with extra-hospital delay in stroke patients in the Maresme region (Spain)
    E Palomeras
    Unitat de Neurologia, Hospital de Mataro, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurol 15:329-35. 2008
    ..Patients with vascular risk factors attended the hospital later. Ambulance transportation is associated with <3 h delay, but not with <1 h...
  88. doi request reprint [Hospital care of stroke patients: importance of expert neurological care]
    J Alvarez-Sabin
    Unidad Neurovascular, Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Neurologia 26:510-7. 2011
    ..We aim to study the impact of admission to a specialized neurology ward, either a Stroke Unit or by a Stroke Team, on several outcomes...
  89. ncbi request reprint [Clinical factors predicting the appearance of vascular events following a transient ischemic attack]
    F Purroy García
    Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 38:416-21. 2004
    ..Patients who have suffered a transient ischemic attack (TIA) have a high risk of undergoing a severe vascular event. Most of them do not receive early attention and cannot benefit from an adequate diagnosis and treatment...
  90. doi request reprint The I/D polymorphism of the ACE1 gene is not associated with ischaemic stroke in Spanish individuals
    S Domingues-Montanari
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory and Neurovascular Unit, Neurology Department Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona, Institute of Research of Vall dHebron Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Neurol 17:1390-2. 2010
    ..The goal of our study was thus to clarify the influence of the ACE1 on the risk of suffering an ischaemic stroke (IS)...
  91. doi request reprint Plasma VAP-1/SSAO activity predicts intracranial hemorrhages and adverse neurological outcome after tissue plasminogen activator treatment in stroke
    Mar Hernandez-Guillamon
    Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Institut de Recerca, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Stroke 41:1528-35. 2010
    ..We aimed to study plasma VAP-1/SSAO activity in relation to the risk for intracranial bleeding complications in patients with stroke treated with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), the greatest safety concern with this treatment...
  92. ncbi request reprint Telemedicine-guided carotid and transcranial ultrasound: a pilot feasibility study
    Robert Mikulik
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Stroke 37:229-30. 2006
    ..We explored the feasibility of telemedicine (TM)-guided TCD/CD administered by a health care provider inexperienced with ultrasound...
  93. ncbi request reprint Repeated tissue plasminogen activator treatment for early stroke recurrence: protocol violation is not an option
    Marc Ribo
    Stroke 37:1151-2; author reply 1152-3. 2006
  94. ncbi request reprint Monitoring clot dissolution during intravenous thrombolysis
    Marc Ribo
    Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb 35:63-6. 2006
  95. ncbi request reprint Clinical deterioration after intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator treatment: a multicenter transcranial Doppler study
    Maher Saqqur
    University of Alberta, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, 2 E3 Walter Mckenzie Center, 8440 112 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7, Canada
    Stroke 38:69-74. 2007
    ..We evaluated the ability of flow findings on transcranial Doppler to predict CD and outcomes on modified Rankin Scale...
  96. ncbi request reprint Transcervical carotid stenting with flow reversal protection: experience in high-risk patients
    Manel Matas
    Section of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Paseo Vall d Hebron 119 129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    J Vasc Surg 46:49-54. 2007
    ..This study analyzes our experience and the results obtained with a transcervical stenting technique for carotid revascularization...
  97. ncbi request reprint MRI-based and CT-based thrombolytic therapy in acute stroke within and beyond established time windows: an analysis of 1210 patients
    Peter D Schellinger
    Department of Neurology, University of Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Stroke 38:2640-5. 2007
    ..This window may be extended by using modern imaging-based selection algorithms. We assessed safety and efficacy of MRI-based thrombolysis within and beyond 3 hours compared with standard CT-based thrombolysis...
  98. ncbi request reprint Transcervical carotid stenting with flow reversal is safe in octogenarians: a preliminary safety study
    Beatriz Alvarez
    Section of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Paseo Vall d Hebron 119 129, Barcelona, Spain
    J Vasc Surg 47:96-100. 2008
    ..In this study, we analyzed our experience with TCS in octogenarian patients and compared the results with those of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in the same age group in terms of safety...
  99. pmc A pilot randomized clinical safety study of sonothrombolysis augmentation with ultrasound-activated perflutren-lipid microspheres for acute ischemic stroke
    Andrei V Alexandrov
    Comprehensive Stroke Center Neurology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, RWUH M226, 619 19th St South, Birmingham, AL 35249 3280, USA
    Stroke 39:1464-9. 2008
    ..Ultrasound transiently expands perflutren-lipid microspheres (muS), transmitting energy momentum to surrounding fluids. We report a pilot safety/feasibility study of ultrasound-activated muS with systemic tissue plasminogen activator (tPA)...
  100. doi request reprint Perfusion augmentation in acute stroke using mechanical counter-pulsation-phase IIa: effect of external counterpulsation on middle cerebral artery mean flow velocity in five healthy subjects
    Anne W Alexandrov
    Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35249 3280, USA
    Stroke 39:2760-4. 2008
    ..We sought to determine ECPs effect on middle cerebral artery (MCA) blood flow augmentation in normal controls as a first step to support future clinical trials in acute stroke...
  101. ncbi request reprint Latest advances in intracerebral hemorrhage
    Marc Ribo
    Vascular Neurology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 6:17-22. 2006
    ..This review comments on some of the most relevant publications during the past year in any field related to ICH...