2021

Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Treatment Mediates Mortality in Patients With Intracerebral Hemorrhage With Impaired Consciousness

Alkhachroum A, Bustillo AJ, Asdaghi N, Marulanda-Londono E, Gutierrez CM, Samano D, Sobczak E, Foster D, Kottapally M, Merenda A, Koch S, Romano JG, O’Phelan K, Claassen J, Sacco RL, Rundek T. Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Treatment Mediates Mortality in Patients With Intracerebral Hemorrhage With Impaired Consciousness. Stroke. 2021 Sep 29:STROKEAHA121035233. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.121.035233. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34583530.

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Sex and Race-Ethnic Disparities in Door-to-CT Time in Acute Ischemic Stroke: The Florida Stroke Registry

Polineni SP, Perez EJ, Wang K, Gutierrez CM, Walker J, Foster D, Dong C, Asdaghi N, Romano JG, Sacco RL, Rundek T; Florida Stroke Registry. Sex and Race-Ethnic Disparities in Door-to-CT Time in Acute Ischemic Stroke: The Florida Stroke Registry. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Apr 6;10(7):e017543. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.017543. Epub 2021 Mar 31. PMID: 33787282.

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Adherence to Acute Care Measures Affects Mortality in Patients with Ischemic Stroke: The Florida Stroke Registry

Gardener H, Rundek T, Lichtman J, Leifheit E, Wang K, Asdaghi N, Romano JG, Sacco RL. Adherence to Acute Care Measures Affects Mortality in Patients with Ischemic Stroke: The Florida Stroke Registry. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 Mar;30(3):105586. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2020.105586. Epub 2021 Jan 5. PubMed PMID: 33412397; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7880890.

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2020

Stroke Disparities: From Observations to Actions
Inaugural Edward J. Kenton Lecture 2020

Ralph L. SaccoMS, MD

StrokeVolume 51Issue 11November 2020Pages 3392-3405
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2019

Race-Ethnic Disparities in 30-Day Readmission After Stroke Among Medicare Beneficiaries in the Florida Stroke Registry

Gardener H, Leifheit EC, Lichtman JH, Wang K, Wang Y, Gutierrez CM, Ciliberti-Vargas MA, Dong C, Robichaux M, Romano JG, Sacco RL, Rundek T. Race-Ethnic Disparities in 30-Day Readmission After Stroke Among Medicare Beneficiaries in the Florida Stroke Registry. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2019 Dec;28(12):104399. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2019.104399. Epub 2019 Oct 11. PubMed PMID: 31611168; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6939298.

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Disparities and Temporal Trends in the Use of Anticoagulation in Patients with Ischemic Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation

Sur NB, Wang K, Di Tuillo MR, Gutierrez CM, Dong C, Koch S, Gardener H, Garcia-Rivera EJ, Zevallos JC, Burgin S, Rose DZ, Goldberger JJ, Romano JG, Sacco RL, Rundek T. Disparities and Temporal Trends in the Use of Anticoagulation in Patients with Ischemic Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation. Stroke. 2019;50:1452–1459 doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.023956 PMID: 31084325 PMCID: PMC6538423 [Available on 2020-06-01]

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Patterns and Outcomes of Endovascular Therapy in Mild Stroke

Asdaghi N, Yavagal DR, Wang K, Mueller-Kronast N, Bhatt N, Gardener HE, Gutierrez CM, Marulanda-Londoño E, Koch S, Dong C, Oluwole SA, Hanel R, Mehta B, Robichaux M, Nobo U, Zevallos JC, Rundek T, Sacco RL, Romano JG. Patterns and Outcomes of Endovascular Therapy in Mild Stroke. Stroke. 2019 Aug;50(8):2101-2107. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.023893. Epub 2019 Jul 15. PubMed PMID: 31303151; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6646058

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Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality Among Medicare Beneficiaries in the FL – PR CR eSD Study

Gardener H, Leifheit EC, Lichtman JH, et al.Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality Among Medicare Beneficiaries in the FL – PR CR eSD Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Jan 8;8(1):e009649. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.009649. PubMed PMID: 30587062; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6405703.

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Disparities and Temporal Trends in Stroke Care Outcomes in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: The FLiPER-AF Stroke Study

Dong C, Wang K, Di Tullio MR, Gutierrez C, Koch S, García EJ, Zevallos JC, Nobo U, Martin RC, Burgin WS, Rose DZ, Romano JG, Goldberger JJ, Sacco RL, Rundek T. Disparities and Temporal Trends in Stroke Care Outcomes in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: The FLiPER-AF Stroke Study. Int J Cerebrovasc Dis Stroke. 2019;2(1):117. doi: 10.29011/2688-8734.100017. Epub 2019 Jul 22. PMID: 33313602; PMCID: PMC7730022.

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2018

Need to Prioritize Education of the Public Regarding Stroke Symptoms and Faster Activation of the 9-1-1 System: Findings from the Florida-Puerto Rico CReSD Stroke Registry

Gardener H, Pepe PE, Rundek T, Wang K, Dong C, Ciliberti M, Gutierrez C, Gandia A, Antevy P, Hodges W, Mueller-Kronast N, Sand C, Romano JG, Sacco RL. Need to Prioritize Education of the Public Regarding Stroke Symptoms and Faster Activation of the 9-1-1 System: Findings from the Florida-Puerto Rico CReSD Stroke Registry. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2018 Oct 25:1-8. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2018.1525458. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30239244; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6483889.

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Predictors of Thrombolysis Administration in Mild Stroke

Asdaghi N, Wang K, Ciliberti-Vargas MA, Gutierrez CM, Koch S, Gardener H, Dong C, Rose DZ, Garcia EJ, Burgin WS, Zevallos JC, Rundek T, Sacco RL, Romano JG; FL-PR CReSD Investigators and Collaborators. Predictors of Thrombolysis Administration in Mild Stroke: Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities. 2018 Mar;49(3):638-645. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.019341. Epub 2018 Feb 19. PubMed PMID: 29459397; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5829011.

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2017

Stroke Registries: Utilizing Comprehensive Data to Improve Outcomes

Ciliberti-Vargas MA and Sacco RL. Stroke Registries: Utilizing Comprehensive Data to Improve Outcomes. EMSWORLD.com November 2017.



Disparities and Trends in Door-to-Needle Time: The FL-PR CReSD Study

Oluwole SA, Wang K, Dong C, Ciliberti-Vargas MA, Gutierrez CM, Yi L, Romano JG, Perez E, Tyson BA, Ayodele M, Asdaghi N, Gardener H, Rose DZ, Garcia EJ, Zevallos JC, Foster D, Robichaux M, Waddy SP, Sacco RL, Rundek T; FL-PR Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities Investigators. Disparities and Trends in Door-to-Needle Time: The FL-PR CReSD Study (Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities). Stroke. 2017 Aug;48(8):2192-2197. PMCID: PMC5639478.

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Stroke Hospital Characteristics in the Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities Study

Ciliberti-Vargas MA, Gardener H, Wang K, Dong C, Yi L, Romano JG, Robichaux M, Waddy SP, Nobo U, Diaz-Acosta S, Rundek T, Waters MF, Sacco RL. Stroke Hospital Characteristics in the Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities Study. South Med J. 2017 Jul;110(7):466-474. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000667. PubMed PMID: 28679016; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5642916.

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Racial-Ethnic Disparities in Acute Stroke Care in the Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities Study

Sacco RL, Gardener H, Wang K, Dong C, Ciliberti-Vargas MA, Gutierrez CM, Asdaghi N, Burgin WS, Carrasquillo O, Garcia-Rivera EJ, Nobo U, Oluwole S, Rose DZ, Waters MF, Zevallos JC, Robichaux M, Waddy SP, Romano JG, Rundek T; FL‐PR CReSD Investigators and Collaborators. Racial-Ethnic Disparities in Acute Stroke Care in the Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Feb 14;6(2). pii: e004073. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.116.004073. PubMed PMID: 28196814; PubMed Central PMCID:

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2016

Sex Disparities in Ischemic Stroke Care: FL-PR CReSD Study

Asdaghi N, Romano JG, Wang K, Ciliberti-Vargas MA, Koch S, Gardener H, Dong C, Rose DZ, Waddy SP, Robichaux M, Garcia EJ, Gonzalez-Sanchez JA, Burgin WS, Sacco RL, Rundek T. Sex Disparities in Ischemic Stroke Care: FL-PR CReSD Study (Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities). 2016 Oct;47(10):2618-26. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.013059. PubMed PMID: 27553032; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5039084.

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