In this Issue
Stroke Treatment From Triage to Rehabilitation
GUEST MEDICAL EDITOR’S PAGE
Advances in the refined diagnosis and treatment of stroke are driving accelerated change with precision medicine.
By David S. Liebeskind, MD, FAAN, FAHA, FANA, FSVIN, FWSO
COVER FOCUS: STROKE
Which is best: primary, comprehensive, or just thrombectomy-ready?
By Nerses Sanossian, MD
The standard of care for acute ischemic stroke with large vessel occlusion continues to evolve.
By Shashvat M. Desai, MD; and Ashutosh P. Jadhav, MD, PhD
Prevention, effective monitoring, and early detection are the keys to successful management after subarachnoid hemorrhage.
By Klearchos Psychogios, MD, MSc; and Georgios Tsivgoulis, MD, PhD, MSc, FESO, FEAN
Neurologists need to be vigilant for this common cause of ischemic stroke, associated with the highest rates of recurrent stroke.
By Arth K. Srivastava, MD; and Shyam Prabhakaran, MD, MS
Testing for plaque instability, microemboli, hemodynamic status, and cognitive function may help determine best-practice management.
By Randolph S. Marshall, MD, MS
Targeting risk factors may decrease vascular cognitive impairments.
By Saud Alhusaini, MD, PhD; and Eric E. Smith, MD, MPH
Optimal secondary stroke prevention includes reducing modifiable risk factors and providing anticoagulation for specific indications.
By Daniel Cristancho, MD, MBE; and Donna K. George, MD
Stroke outcomes can be optimized with an evidenced-based and systematic approach during all phases of recovery.
By Oluwole O. Awosika, MD; Bridget A. Rizik, MD; Holly K. Pajor, DO; Samir R. Belagaje, MD; Elisheva R. Coleman, MD; Daniel Woo, MD; and Brett M. Kissela, MD, MS
With Stephen D. Silberstein, MD
Chiropractics, the headache patient, and the lost art of touch.
By Peter McAllister, MD
Our new editors continue their professional collaboration to help advance care of patients with MS.
By Barbara S. Giesser, MD, FAAN, FANA; and Lawrence Samkoff, MD, FAAN
Could recommendations for more aggressive blood pressure control worsen prognosis for vascular and neurodegenerative cognitive impairments?
By Ronald Devere, MD, FAAN
SPOTLIGHT TOPIC: NEUROPSYCHIATRY
When should neuropsychologic tests be ordered and what questions should testing answer?
By Nabil Ali, MD; Kendra Corning, PsyD, HSPP; and Laura M. Clark, PhD, ABPP
The return of the great imitator makes it critical to know the guidelines for testing for neurosyphilis.
By Veronica Hocker, MD; and Nabil Ali, MD
The borderline of neuromyelitis optica and systemic lupus erythematosus.