Stroke Horizon Scanning Bulletin Volume 13 Issue 2

Please find the March 2021 issue of the Stroke Horizon Scanning Bulletin below.

Contents include:

New national study into neurological impact of COVID-19.

Lowering blood pressure is even more beneficial than previously thought.

New genetic clues point to new treatments for ‘silent’ stroke.

3D heart scans on the NHS to speed up disease diagnosis.

COVID-19 and stroke—Understanding the relationship and adapting services. A global World Stroke Organisation perspective.

Efficacy of Brain–Computer Interface and the Impact of Its Design Characteristics on Poststroke Upper-limb Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Guided versus standard antiplatelet therapy in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Location of infarcts and post-stroke cognitive impairment.

Strategic infarct locations for post-stroke cognitive impairment: a pooled analysis of individual patient data from 12 acute ischaemic stroke cohorts.

Vagus nerve stimulation paired with rehabilitation for upper limb motor function after ischaemic stroke (VNS-REHAB): a randomised, blinded, pivotal, device trial

Stroke 20 20: Implementation goals for intravenous thrombolysis.

Effects of Combined Interventions with Aerobic Physical Exercise and Cognitive Training on Cognitive Function in Stroke Patients: A Systematic Review.

Association between abnormal body weight and stroke outcome: A meta-analysis and systematic review

Scoping review: Health needs of the family caregivers of elderly stroke survivors.

Effectiveness of information and communications technology interventions for stroke survivors and their support people: a systematic review.

Antihypertensive Drugs for Secondary Prevention After Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

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