International Journal of Stroke

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Edited By: Geoffrey Donnan

Impact Factor: 2.748

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 30/68 (Peripheral Vascular Disease)

Online ISSN: 1747-4949

Associated Title(s): World Stroke Academy

IJS Podcasts



SPECIAL EDITION PODCASTS - SSA ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2011

SSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2011 Keynote Speaker Exclusive - Werner Hacke
In this SSA/IJS podcast collaboration Simon Koblar interviews esteemed Neurologist and Strokologist Werner Hacke, Keynote speaker at the Stroke Society Australia conference.

SSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2011 - Argye Hillis
Professor Argye Hillis is a Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, with joint faculty appointments in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and in Cognitive Science at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Hillis serves as the Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Neurology, Director of the Neurology Residency Program, and the Co-Director of the Cerebrovascular Division of Neurology at Johns Hopkins. She spoke to Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke as a part of the IJS/SSA podcast collaboration series.

SSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2011 - Elizabeth Holliday
In this SSA/IJS Podcast collaboration Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins Managing Editor the International Journal of Stroke spoke to Elizabeth Holliday, NHMRC Post Doctoral fellow and biostatistics lecturer at the University of Newcastle within the clinical centre for epidemiology and biostatistics in the school of medicine and public health.
She will be presenting a talk at the Stroke Society Australasia on Genome-wide association studies of ischaemic stroke and large artery atherosclerosis.

SSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2011 - Susan Hillier
Susan Hillier is a speaker at the Stroke Society Australasia conference Adelaide, Australia, 2011.

SSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2011 - Jocelyn Bowden
In this SSA/IJS Podcast collaboration Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins Managing Editor the International Journal of Stroke spoke to Jocelyn Bowden and her supervisor Dr Penelope McNolte. Jocelyn is a PhD student-researching stroke at Neurosciences Research Australia. She will be presenting a talk on Changes in post-stroke upper limb sensorimotor function after Wii-based movement therapy.

SSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2011 - Karlea Kremer
In this SSA/IJS Podcast collaboration Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins Managing Editor the International Journal of Stroke spoke to Karlea Kremer Post doctoral research fellow University of Adelaide in the stroke research program.
She will be presenting a talk at the Stroke Society Australasia on Human adult stem cells as a treatment for focal cerebral ischemia.

SSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2011 - Michele McDonnell

Can aerobic exercise improve cognition following stroke?
Michele McDonnell, National Health and Medical Research Council Research Fellow at the University of South Australia spoke to International Journal of Stroke Managing Editor, Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins as a part of the SSA/IJS podcast collaboration, 2011.

SSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2011 - Timothy Kleinig
Timothy Kleinig is a Neurologist, Adelaide Hospital. He is speaking at the Stroke Society Australia conference on cortical subarachnoid hemorrhage, which is the bleeding on the surface of the brain, an uncommon but increasingly recognized category of subarachnoid hemorrhage. Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke spoke to Dr Kleinig as a part of an IJS/SSApodcast collaboration series.


LISTEN TO THE LATEST INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE PODCASTS:


Highlights from the 2012 European Stroke Conference in Lisbon
Here at ESC 2012 Lisbon, everyone's talking about IST-3. We grabbed some highlight comments from Helen Dewey, Stephen Davis, Jeffery Saver, Keith Muir and Erin Godeke.

2011 World Stroke Day in Mongolia
Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins speaks to Dr. Amarbayasgalan, President of the Mongolian Stroke Association, about the the burden of managing stroke in this unique country.

International Journal of Stroke Exclusive Interview with Toby Cumming
The 2011 World Stroke Day edition of the International Journal of Stroke launches our Vascular dementia and cognitive impairment series with a review from Toby Cumming and Amy Brodtmann.
‘Can stroke cause neurodegenerative dementia?
Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins, Managing of the International Journal of Stroke spoke to Dr Cumming Post Doctoral fellow at the Florey Neurosciences Institutes.

Interview with Associate Editor Professor Patrick Lyden

International Journal of Stroke presents an exclusive interview with newly appointed Associate Editor, world renowned expert in stroke and Chairman of the Department of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai, Professor Patrick Lyden. Interviewed by Managing Editor, Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins, Professor Lyden discusses his studies across several continents and interaction in stroke centers on a global scale, drawing focus on the importance the journal plays for stroke disciplines, globally. Divulging his early passions for the subject and eventual switch to stroke treatments and diagnosis, and provides an insight to some career defining moments.

Singapore Ministry of Health Clinical Practice Guidelines on Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attacks
International Journal of Stroke Managing Editor, Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins spoke to Christopher Chen current Committee Chair and N Venketasubramanian previous Committee chair for previous editions of the guidelines who were equally responsible for developing guidelines for the Singapore Ministry of Health Clinical Practice on Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attacks; a summary of the guidelines can be found in the May/June edition of the International Journal of Stroke.

The preliminary results of Cerebolysin in patients with Acute isCHemic STroke in Asia (CASTA)
The preliminary results of Cerebrolysin in patients with Acute ischemic STroke in Asia (CASTA) were presented at the 2010 World Stroke Congress in Seoul, Korea. CASTA is a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Cerebrolysin. The trial included patients from more than 50 participating centres with acute ischemic hemispheric stroke who were randomized within 12 hours of symptom onset to treatment (30 ml Cerebrolysin diluted in physiologic saline) or placebo (saline) given as intravenous infusion once daily for 10 days. Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins, Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke spoke to leader in the field of stroke and strokeologist with considerable clinical trial experience, Professor Stephen Davis who has also been a member of an independent data and safety monitoring committee and has attended some advisory board meetings for the CASTA trial.

UK Stroke Forum/International Journal of Stroke collaboration - Ten-years of the British Association of Stroke Physicians (BASP)UK Stroke Forum/International Journal of Stroke collaboration - Ten-years of the British Association of Stroke Physicians (BASP)
This podcast is a UK Stroke Forum/International Journal of Stroke collaboration interview, with speakers and interviewers from the 2010 UK Stroke Forum Glasgow UK. The British Association of Stroke Physicians (BASP) was set up in April 1999 to promote better care for people with stroke in the UK. Professor Peter Lanhgorne (Division of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow) was one of the founders of BASP and International Journal of Stroke spoke to him.
Read the full article here in IJS

Peter Sandercock and IST-3
Acute ischemic stroke is a major public health burden and globally a common cause of death and disability.
Intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) is approved for use in selected patients with ischemic stroke within 3 hours of symptom onset. The International Stroke Trial or IST-3 seeks to determine whether a wider range of patients may benefit the International Journal of Stroke spoke to chief investigator Dr Peter Sandercock.

CLOTS - Clots in Legs Or sTockings after Stroke
The Clots trial now in it’s third stage CLOTS Trial 3 is a randomised trial to establish the effectiveness of intermittent pneumatic compression to prevent post stroke deep vein thrombosis (DVT) the International Journal of Stroke spoke to chief investigator Martin Dennis.  

INTERACT2 Clinical Trial Protocol
Professor Craig Anderson, principal trial investigator of this open, randomised, multicentre study, investigates the effectiveness of an intensive blood pressure trial - INTERACT2.
Read the full trial here, in IJS

EVREST Trial Protocol and discussion of results
Principal investigator Dr Gustavo Saposnik discusses the first stages of the Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Exercises in Stroke Rehabilitation (EVREST) Trial Protocol.
Read the full article in IJS

Burden of Stroke in Argentina - an interview with Professor Conrado Estol
Professor Estol, a neurologist and strokeologist practicing in Argentina, considers the causes of the severe burden of stroke affecting his home country.
Read the full Panorama article in IJS

Dr Stuart Connolly's RE-LY Trial Podcast Interview
The Randomized Evaluation of Long Term Anticoagulant Therapy with dabigatran was initiated to demonstrate the efficacy and safety of dabigatran in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism. The International Journal of Stroke spoke to investigator Dr Stuart Connolly, Professor of Medicine and Director, Division of Cardiology at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

SPECIAL EDITION PODCASTS - SSA ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2010

SSA Annual Scientific Meeting - Louise Weir
Louse Weir, a stroke Nurse/Practitioner at Royal Melbourne Hospital will be speaking at the Stroke Society Australasia Scientific meeting 2010. She will present on the following topic: ‘Improving access to palliative care for people who have had a stroke and their carers’. Louise spoke to Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins, Managing Editor of International Journal of Stroke. For more information, please visit: http://www.strokesociety.com.au/ and http://wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/ijs.

SSA Annual Scientific Meeting - Kelven Hill
The National Stroke Foundation will be releasing new and combined acute and rehabilitation guidelines for Australian Stroke Practictioners at the SSA Annual Scientific Meeting in Melbourne, Australia. International Journal of Stroke's Managing Editor, Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins, spoke to Kelven Hill, Manager of the Guidelines Programme at the National Stroke Association about what to expect from the new guidelines Guidelines. For more information, please visit: http://www.strokesociety.com.au/ and http://wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/ijs.

SSA Annual Sceintific Meeting 2010 - Geroge Howard
Professor George Howard will be a key note speaker at the SSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2010 in Melbourne, Australia, presenting a talk on the understanding of racial and regional disparities in stroke mortality – titled 'A Glass Half Full'. International Journal of Stroke's Managing Editor, Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins discussed this presentation with Professor Howard and also talked about the REGARD study and Professor Howard's passion for patients. For more information, please visit: http://www.strokesociety.com.au/ and http://wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/ijs.

SSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2010 - Kerin O'Dea
International Journal of Stroke's Managing Editor, Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins spoke to Kerin O’Dea, Director of the Sansom Institute. Kerin will present risk factors for stroke in indigenous Australians, comparison with hunter-gatherer lifestyle at the SSA Annual Scientific Meeting in Melbourne, Australia. Kerin has a particluar interest in therapeutic potential of traditional diets, especially aboriginal hunter-gatherer and stroke. For more information, please visit: http://www.strokesociety.com.au/ and http://wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/ijs.

SSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2010 - Jeyaraj Pandian
In preparation for the Stroke Society of Australasia (SSA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Melbourne, Australia, International Journal of Stroke's Managing Editor, Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins talks to Jeyaraj Pandian, a stroke clinician in India. Jeyaraj will present an organization of stroke services in Indian experience at the Annual Scientific Meeting. For more information, please visit: http://www.strokesociety.com.au/ and http://wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/ijs.

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