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High spirituality among stroke survivors may moderate the association between care partner depressive symptomatology and quality of life for survivors and their care partners

Spirituality May Have Protective Effect on QOL for Stroke Survivors

Spirituality may moderate link between care partner depressive symptoms and survivor psychological QOL
All-cause mortality and stroke are comparable at 30 days and one year after transcatheter aortic valve replacement among patients with bicuspid and tricuspid valve stenosis

Outcomes Similar After TAVR in Bicuspid, Tricuspid Anatomy

All-cause mortality, stroke comparable at 30 days, one year after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
The rate of imaging-confirmed stroke is low in hospitalized patients with COVID-19

Rate of Stroke Low in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19

Cryptogenic strokes more common, mortality higher in COVID-19 patients than in controls with stroke
Uptake of guideline-directed preventive therapies is lower for patients with stroke and peripheral artery disease compared with those with coronary artery disease

Statin, Aspirin Uptake Low With Peripheral Artery Disease, Stroke

Authors call for increased awareness of need for treatment with secondary preventive medications
From a prepandemic to early-pandemic epoch

Use of Imaging to Assess Stroke Down in Early COVID-19 Epoch

Daily counts of patients who underwent imaging dropped from prepandemic to early-pandemic period
In a stroke population

T2DM Linked to Worse Cognitive Performance After Stroke

No significant difference found in cognitive function for those with impaired, normal fasting glucose levels
In a guidance statement from the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology

Guidance Issued for Acute Large Vessel CVA During COVID-19 Pandemic

Recommendations relate to prehospital care, pre-, intra-, postthrombectomy care
The presence of a residual shunt after patent foramen ovale closure is associated with an increased risk for recurrent stroke or transient ischemic attack

Residual Shunt After PFO Closure Linked to Higher Risk for Stroke

Risk for recurrent stroke, transient ischemic attack increased with presence of residual shunt
The risk for death and disability after a stroke fell significantly between 2000 and 2015 in the United Kingdom

Death and Disability From Stroke Down in United Kingdom

Findings for both men and women and blacks and whites
Endovascular thrombectomy alone is noninferior to endovascular thrombectomy preceded by intravenous alteplase for patients with acute ischemic stroke from large-vessel occlusion

Endovascular Thrombectomy Alone Noninferior in Ischemic Stroke

Noninferior to IV alteplase followed by endovascular thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke