Stroke

Stroke is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association. It covers research on cerebral circulation and related diseases, including clinical research on assessment of risk for stroke, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment, as well as rehabilitation."Dr. Marc Fisher becomes editor-in-chief of Stroke". News Releases. American Heart Association. http://www.newsroom.heart.org/index.php?s=43=1069. Retrieved 2011-05-06.  According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2010 impact factor of 5.756, ranking it 13th out of 185 journals in the category "Clinical Neurology" and 7th out of 66 journals in the category "Peripheral Vascular Disease". The current editor-in-chief is Marc Fisher (University of Massachusetts Medical School).

Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association
Country
United States
History
1970–present
Impact factor
5.756 (2010)
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Growing shortage of stroke specialists seen

Although stroke is the No. 4 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States, there's an increasing shortage of neurologists who specialize in stroke care.

Dec 17, 2014
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Pathway to improved stroke outcomes

In a world-first study researchers at Monash University have shown the risk of stroke after transient ischemic attack (TIA) has significantly declined during the last decade.

Nov 18, 2014
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Cryptogenic strokes may find explanation in the heart

More than half of the patients who have suffered a stroke with no well-defined aetiology have an enlarged left atrial appendage of the heart, according to a Finnish study. The results indicate that the enlargement of the ...

Sep 25, 2014
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