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Abstract WP288: Epidemiological Analysis of Incidence, Treatment, Mortality and Costs of Cerebrovascular Diseases in Brazil Between 2017 and 2022

Stroke Journal

Data was obtained through DataSUS, a public database.

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The Quest of Characterizing Hemodynamic Failure in Patients With Cerebrovascular Disease

Journal of the American Heart Association

Journal of the American Heart Association, Ahead of Print.

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Lipoprotein(a) as a risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in patients in non-metropolitan area of Brandenburg, Germany

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

Results Brandenburg patients with cardiovascular diseases showed higher Lp(a) levels than healthy controls (24.2% vs. 14.8%, p  = 0.001), and the high-Lp(a) group demonstrated a higher prevalence of coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease, or cerebrovascular disease than the low-Lp(a) group ( p  = 0.004).

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Impact of Sleep Disorders and Disturbed Sleep on Brain Health: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

Stroke Journal

Accumulating evidence supports a link between sleep disorders, disturbed sleep, and adverse brain health, ranging from stroke to subclinical cerebrovascular disease to cognitive outcomes, including the development of Alzheimer disease and Alzheimer disease–related dementias. Stroke, Ahead of Print.

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Abstract WP66: Increases in Emergency Department Utilization of CT Angiography Brain and CT Perfusion in the Transferred Patient Population Across the Endovascular Therapy Era

Stroke Journal

ICD10 Codes I60-I69 were used to indicate cerebrovascular disease. CTA Head, CTP, MRI Brain, and Non-contrast CT Head imaging use was determined from Common Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes. Detailed diagnosis and hospital demographic data to be presented.

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Intermediate and long-term residual cardiovascular risk in patients with established cardiovascular disease treated with statins

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

Methods This narrative review examines the contemporary literature assessing intermediate- and long-term event rates in patients with established CV disease treated with statins. Recurrent stroke occurs in up to 19% of patients seven years after a first cerebrovascular event.

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Abstract TMP102: Association of Lipoprotein(a) With Stroke and Cerebral Injury: Insights From the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) and Investigation of Neurocognitive Aging-MRI (SOL-INCA MRI)

Stroke Journal

Introduction:Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] is a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease; however, its association with cerebrovascular disease is not as well established.Methods:Data from HCHS/SOL, a population-based cohort of Hispanics/Latinos, was utilized.