Journal of Neurology

, Volume 259, Issue 2, pp 391–394 | Cite as

Progress in cerebrovascular disease research in the last year

Medical Progress in the Journal of Neurology


Herein, we review the main papers in cerebrovascular diseases published in the Journal of Neurology over the last year.


Acute ischemic stroke Intracerebral hemorrhage Subarachnoid hemorrhage Atherosclerosis 


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    den Hertog HM, van der Worp HB, van Gemert HM, Algra A, Kappelle LJ, van Gijn J, Koudstaal PJ, Dippel DW (2011) An early rise in body temperature is related to unfavorable outcome after stroke: data from the PAIS study. J Neurol 258:302–307CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Greisenegger S, Zehetmayer S, Ferrari J, Lang W, Fizek J, Auff E, Lalouschek W, Serles W (2011) Clinical predictors of death in young and middle-aged patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack: long-term results of the Vienna Stroke Registry: clinical predictors of ischemic stroke mortality in patients <60 years. J Neurol 258:1105–1113PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Schwab-Malek S, Vatankhah B, Bogdahn U, Horn M, Audebert HJ (2010) Depressive symptoms and quality of life after thrombolysis in stroke: the TEMPiS study. J Neurol 257:1848–1854PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Ormstad H, Aass HC, Amthor KF, Lund-Sørensen N, Sandvik L (2011) Serum cytokine and glucose levels as predictors of poststroke fatigue in acute ischemic stroke patients. J Neurol 258:670–676PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Ormstad H, Aass HC, Lund-Sørensen N, Amthor KF, Sandvik L (2011) Serum levels of cytokines and C-reactive protein in acute ischemic stroke patients, and their relationship to stroke lateralization, type, and infarct volume. J Neurol 258:677–685PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Rožanković PB, Huzjan AL, Cupić H, Benčić IJ, Bašić S, Demarin V (2011) Influence of CagA-positive Helicobacter pylori strains on atherosclerotic carotid disease. J Neurol 258:753–761PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Bugnicourt JM, Chillon JM, Tribouilloy C, Canaple S, Lamy C, Massy ZA, Godefroy O (2010) Relation between intracranial artery calcifications and aortic atherosclerosis in ischemic stroke patients. J Neurol 257:1338–1343PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Lanfranconi S, Bersano A, Branca V, Ballabio E, Isalberti M, Papa R, Candelise L (2010) Stenting for the treatment of high-grade intracranial stenoses. J Neurol 257:1899–1908PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Liu X, Rinkel GJ (2011) Aneurysmal and clinical characteristics as risk factors for intracerebral haematoma from aneurysmal rupture. J Neurol 258:862–865PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Knol DS, van Gijn J, Kruitwagen CL, Rinkel GJ (2011) Size of third and fourth ventricle in obstructive and communicating acute hydrocephalus after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurol 258:44–49PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Passier PE, Post MW, van Zandvoort MJ, Rinkel GJ, Lindeman E, Visser-Meily JM (2011) Predicting fatigue 1 year after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurol 258:1091–1097PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Pezzini A, Grassi M, Del Zotto E, Volonghi I, Giossi A, Costa P, Cappellari M, Magoni M, Padovani A (2011) Influence of acute blood pressure on short- and mid-term outcome of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. J Neurol 258:634–640PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Zhou H, Zhang Y, Liu L, Huang Y, Tang Y, Su J, Hua W, Han X, Xue J, Dong Q (2011) Minimally invasive stereotactic puncture and thrombolysis therapy improves long-term outcome after acute intracerebral hemorrhage. J Neurol 258:661–669PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Reinhard M, Guschlbauer B, Olschewski M, Weiller C, Hetzel A (2011) Improvement of exhausted cerebral vasoreactivity in carotid occlusion: benefit of statins? J Neurol 258:791–794PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Comprehensive Stroke Center, Hospital ClinicUniversity of Barcelona, Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS)BarcelonaSpain

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