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Warfarin adherence and anticoagulation control in atrial fibrillation patients: a systematic review
CONCLUSIONS: While the available evidence is limited, this systematic review demonstrated a positive finding of the association between warfarin adherence and anticoagulation control in patients with AF.PMID:34982455 | DOI:10.26355/eurrev_202112_27642
Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - January 4, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: M Ababneh S A Nasser A Rababa'h F Ababneh Source Type: research

Lifestyle Assessment in Young Adults with Ischemic Stroke: One Cross-Sectional Study in Iran
Conclusion: According to the association between inappropriate lifestyle and ischemic stroke in young adults, it is recommended to set preventive medicine and health promotion units with insurance coverage in all clinics for risk assessment of stroke in healthy general population specialty young adults.
Source: International Journal of Preventive Medicine - January 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research

Non-communicable diseases in the southwest of Iran: profile and baseline data from the Shahrekord PERSIAN Cohort Study
CONCLUSIONS: The SCS provides a platform for epidemiological studies that will be useful to better control NCDs in the southwest of Iran and to foster research collaboration. The SCS will be an essential resource for identifying NCD risk factors in this region and designing relevant public health interventions.PMID:34903205 | DOI:10.1186/s12889-021-12326-y
Source: Cancer Control - December 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Ali Ahmadi Majid Shirani Arsalan Khaledifar Morteza Hashemzadeh Kamal Solati Soleiman Kheiri Mehraban Sadeghi Abdollah Mohammadian-Hafshejani Hadi Raeisi Shahraki Alireza Asgharzadeh Ali Zamen Salehifard Masoumeh Mousavi Elaheh Zarean Reza Goujani Seyed S Source Type: research

Post-stroke Cognitive Impairment and Malnutrition in the Elderly (PCIME): study design and protocol
CONCLUSION: PCIME will enable us to assess the role of malnutrition in development of post stroke dementia. This study will help clinicians and researchers develop preventive measures to reduce the burden of stroke and dementia.PMID:34900843 | PMC:PMC8630267 | DOI:10.1007/s40200-021-00841-z
Source: Atherosclerosis - December 13, 2021 Category: Cardiology Authors: Zahra Vahabi M Reza Azarpazhooh Shima Raeesi Shahram Oveisgharan Farnaz Etesam Elahe Abedi-Taleb Rezvan Hashemi Source Type: research

Effect of pre-hospital notification on delays and neurological outcomes in acute ischemic stroke
This study aimed to compare delay to thrombolysis therapy and neurological outcomes between SAMA-transported and self-transported patients in ischemic stroke.
Source: Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal - November 19, 2021 Category: Nursing Authors: Azra Sangari, Kobra Akhoundzadeh, Mostafa Vahedian, Ehsan Sharifipour Tags: Research paper Source Type: research

Prevalence and factors connected with chronic diseases in the elderly residents of Birjand: a community – based study in Birjand, South Khorasan Province, Iran
ConclusionThe findings demonstrated that hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and stroke are the three prevalent NCDs among elders in the area and warrant a specific focus on reducing the burden of diseases and aligning healthcare services to prepare the whole needs of this population.
Source: Journal of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders - November 3, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

Red and processed meat consumption and risk of incident cardiovascular disease and mortality: Isfahan cohort study
Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2021 Oct 28:1-10. doi: 10.1080/09637486.2021.1993797. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTTo investigate the cardiovascular risks associated with red and/or processed meat intake in a large population-based cohort study in Iran. A total of 5432 participants from the Isfahan Cohort Study (ICS) were enrolled. Diet was assessed using a validated, 48-item food frequency questionnaire. Cox proportional hazards regression models were applied to calculate hazard ratios (HRs) for the CVD risk associated with red and processed meat intake. Median follow-up was 11.2 years. Compared to the first tertile, the highest te...
Source: International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition - October 28, 2021 Category: Nutrition Authors: Narges Grau Noushin Mohammadifard Razieh Hassannejhad Fahimeh Haghighatdoost Masoumeh Sadeghi Mohammad Talaei Firoozeh Sajjadi Yiannis Mavrommatis Nizal Sarrafzadegan Source Type: research

A Randomized Controlled Study Assessing the Effects of a Shoe Lift Under the Nonparetic Leg on Balance Performance in Individuals With Chronic Stroke
Conclusion: The results indicated that the use of a shoe lift under the nonaffected leg in the context of a balance training program could result in a greater improvement in static standing balance as compared with balance training alone in an individual with chronic stroke. Trial Registration: The study was retrospectively registered in the Iranian Registry of Clinical Trials (IRCT20190603043808N1).
Source: Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy - October 1, 2021 Category: Physiotherapy Tags: Research Reports Source Type: research

A Multicenter Diagnostic Accuracy Study on Prehospital Stroke Screening Scales
CONCLUSION: Based on the findings of the present study, highly sensitive tests that can be used in this regard are Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale (CPSS), Face-Arm-Speech-Time (FAST), and Med PACS, all of which have about 95% sensitivity. On the other hand, none of the studied tools were desirable (specificity above 95%) in any of the examined cut-offs.PMID:34488307 | DOI:10.34172/aim.2021.65
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - September 7, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Peyman Saberian Hosein Rafiemanesh Farhad Heydari Sahar Mirbaha Somayeh Karimi Alireza Baratloo Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of dexterity questionnaire-24 in Iranian chronic stroke survivors
CONCLUSION: The results of our study showed that the Persian DextQ-24 has high reliability and a good convergent and discriminant validity in people with chronic stroke for dexterity measurement as a PROM questionnaire.PMID:34429044 | DOI:10.1080/10749357.2021.1970451
Source: Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation - August 25, 2021 Category: Neurology Authors: Arian Dehmiyani Ghorban Taghizadeh Akram Azad Sepideh Goudarzi Shamsi Jamali Mahnaz Hejazi Shirmand Siavash Rostami Maryam Mehdizadeh Source Type: research

Public Stroke Knowledge, Awareness, and Response to Acute Stroke in Isfahan Iran: What is Less or Misinterpreted in Developing Countries
In this study, the baseline knowledge of an Iranian population towards stroke has been evaluated.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - March 19, 2021 Category: Neurology Authors: Mohammad Saadatnia, Negar Hajiannejad, Anousha Yazdabadi, Marzieh Tajmirriahi, Marzieh Nasr Source Type: research

Stroke care trends during COVID-19 pandemic in Zanjan Province, Iran. From the CASCADE Initiative: statistical analysis plan and preliminary results
This study examines the changes in stroke epidemiology and care during the COVID-19 pandemic in Zanjan Province, Iran.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - September 15, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Abdoreza Ghoreishi, Shahram Arsang-Jang, Ziad Sabaa-Ayoun, Nawaf Yassi, P.N. Sylaja, Yama Akbari, Afshin A. Divani, Jose Biller, Thanh Phan, Sandy Steinwender, Brian Silver, Ramin Zand, Hamidon Bin Basri, Omer M. Iqbal, Annemarei Ranta, Sean Ruland, Eliza Source Type: research

MRI Shows Pediatric Stroke Case Associated with COVID-19
Iranian researchers diagnosed ischemic stroke in COVID-19-positive child with no other symptoms.
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - June 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Brain MRI Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Ischemic stroke Pediatric Imaging Source Type: news

Sex Differences in 28-Day Mortality of Ischemic Stroke in Iran and Its Associated Factors: A Prospective Cohort Study
The mortality and morbidity rates of stroke in men and women have been reported differently and its effective factors have been discussed. The purpose of this study was to investigate sex differences in 28-day mortality of ischemic stroke and its associated factors.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - May 13, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Zohre Foroozanfar, Siamak Abdi, Mahboubeh Parsaeian, Masoud Mehrpour, Mohammadreza Gheini, Akbar Fotouhi Source Type: research

Wants Talk Psychotherapy but Cannot Talk: EMDR for Post-stroke Depression with Expressive Aphasia
CONCLUSION This is the first reported case demonstrating that EMDR can be effective for depression, even in those with severe expressive aphasia. In our case, there was no reluctance to disclose information, simply a neurological inability to do so. Through preparation, patience, perseverance, and plasticity (clinician flexibility, though perhaps also neuroplasticity), the patient’s PSD gradually improved, and she was able to reinvent her life within her limitations. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge Eugene Schwartz, E.C. Hurley, and Mark Hubner for providing consultation during patient care. REFERENCES ...
Source: Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience - February 1, 2018 Category: Neuroscience Authors: ICN Online Editor Tags: Case Report Current Issue Neurologic Systems and Symptoms Neurology Psychotherapy Stroke aphasia depression EMDR Source Type: research

The Incidence and Characteristics of Stroke in Urban-Dwelling Iranian Women
This study was designed to determine whether sex differences exist in stroke incidence, mortality, and recurrence.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - October 31, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Amin Amiri, Moira K. Kapral, Amanda G. Thrift, Luciano A. Sposato, Hamidreza Saber, Reza Behrouz, Mahdiyeh Erfanian, Mohammad Taghi Farzadfard, Naghmeh Mokhber, Mahmoud Reza Azarpazhooh Source Type: research