Effect of HHH-Therapy on Regional CBF after Severe Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Studied by Bedside Xenon-Enhanced CT
By Henrik Engquist, Elham Rostami, Elisabeth Ronne-Engström, Pelle Nilsson, Anders Lewén, Per Enblad
As featured in Neurocritical Care Journal

Management of delayed cerebral ischemia (DCI) following subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is difficult and still carries controversies. In this study, the effect of therapeutic hypervolemia, hemodilution, and hypertension (HHH-therapy) on cerebral blood flow (CBF) ......
NEWS: Variations in ICP After Decompressive Craniectomy Are Associated with Outcomes
Reviewed by Sara Stern-Nezer, MD, MPH
As featured in NEWS

This study investigated the association between ICP and outcome after decompressive hemicraniectomy (DH) in patients with malignant cerebral infarction or TBI. The authors performed a retrospective analysis of patients ...
Tech Corner: Non-Invasive Detection of Large Vessel Occlusion in Setting of Acute Ischemic Stroke
By Francisco Gomez, MD, Jessy Walla, MD, and Fawaz Al-Mufti, MD 
As featured in Currents

With the recent expansion in the endovascular treatment window for ischemic stroke, the need for improved triaging on all levels has become most apparent. In order to maximize benefit for our patients, the utmost celerity and accuracy must be sought. While the stroke neurologist or neurointensivist can deftly ....
Role of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Secondary Stroke Prevention
By Jason Kurian, PharmD and Salia Farrokh, PharmD, BCCCP
As featured in Currents

For secondary stroke prevention, the 2013 American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA) joint guidelines recommend aspirin within 24 to 48 hours after stroke onset for most patients and state that  ...
Ethics Corner: Whose Call Is It?
By Deepa Malaiyandi, MD
As featured in Currents
The do-not-resuscitate (DNR) status protects an individual’s right-to-die. As with any medical intervention, a DNR order must be prescribed by a physician or their delegate, but whose call should it be, and what process should be followed to write and implement them? To what degree should physicians, surrogates and/or the law be able to deny the expressed ...