E C Leira
Affiliation: Saint Louis University
- Can we predict early recurrence in acute stroke?Enrique C Leira
Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Department of Neurology, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Cerebrovasc Dis 18:139-44. 2004..The ability to predict which patients are at risk for early recurrence would be useful for both the management and design of clinical trials...
- [Treatment of acute stroke]E C Leira
Department of Neurology, 5FDT St Louis University Hospital 3635 Vista Ave at Grand St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Rev Neurol 36:86-92. 2003..Intra arterial thrombolysis is a promising therapy for patients with occlusion of the middle cerebral artery, which has been contrasted angiographically and is less than 6 hours old...
- Continuous or emergent EEG: can bedside caregivers recognize epileptiform discharges?Enrique C Leira
Souers Stroke Institute, Department of Neurology, Saint Louis University, 3635 Vista Ave at Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Intensive Care Med 30:207-12. 2004..We assessed the ability to recognize epileptiform discharges among various nonexpert bedside caregivers. A second objective was to determine whether such skill improves with a simple educational intervention...
- Management of acute ischemic strokeE C Leira
Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
Clin Geriatr Med 15:701-20. 1999..The key to modern treatment is the emergent administration of tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA). Thrombocyte treatment improves outcome when it is given within 3 hours of onset of stroke to carefully selected patients...
- Baseline NIH stroke scale responses estimate the probability of each particular stroke subtypeE C Leira
Department of Neurology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Cerebrovasc Dis 26:573-7. 2008....
- Baseline NIH Stroke Scale score strongly predicts outcome after stroke: A report of the Trial of Org 10172 in Acute Stroke Treatment (TOAST)H P Adams
Department of Neurology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City 52242, USA
Neurology 53:126-31. 1999..To compare the baseline National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) score and the Trial of Org 10172 in Acute Stroke Treatment (TOAST) stroke subtype as predictors of outcomes at 7 days and 3 months after ischemic stroke...
- Cerebral air embolism secondary to intra-aortic balloon pump ruptureSalvador Cruz-Flores
Souers Stroke Institute, Department of Neurology, St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Neurocrit Care 2:49-50. 2005..Cerebral air embolism is a neurological emergency. It has been reported following cardiac catheterization, central venous catheter insertion, and cardiothoracic surgery...
- Feasibility of acute clinical trials during aerial interhospital transferEnrique C Leira
Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Department of Neurology, 2 RCP, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
Stroke 37:2504-7. 2006..If acute clinical research were feasible during the aerial interhospital transport, more patients might be enrolled in trials at a critical earlier stage...
- Early recovery after cerebral ischemia risk of subsequent neurological deteriorationS Claiborne Johnston
Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
Ann Neurol 54:439-44. 2003..7-5.2; p < 0.001). Among patients with acute cerebral ischemia, those who recover substantially within 24 hours may be at greater risk of subsequent neurological deterioration due to causes other than hemorrhage...
- Video electroencephalogram monitoring during paroxysmal upside down reversal of visionFrancisco Assis A Gondim
J Neuroophthalmol 23:180. 2003
- Improving pilot response to in-flight strokes: a randomized controlled trialEnrique C Leira
Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, Missouri, USA
Cerebrovasc Dis 19:317-22. 2005..Pilot pro-activeness towards IFS could improve outcome and should be promoted. Unfortunately, little is known about a pilot's stroke pro-activeness or limiting factors...
- Slow progressive acceptance of intravenous thrombolysis for patients with stroke by rural primary care physiciansEnrique C Leira
Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Department of Neurology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Arch Neurol 64:518-21. 2007..In the rural United States, patients with stroke are usually first evaluated locally by a nonneurologist physician (NNP) before treatment is determined...
- Improving prediction of outcome in "good grade" subarachnoid hemorrhageEnrique C Leira
Department of Neurology, Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Neurosurgery 61:470-3; discussion 473-4. 2007..We hypothesize that subtle neurological signs at baseline could be present in some "good grade" subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) patients and that they would have negative prognostic implications...