Scientific Publications: PBSI presents on podium at ISC and other updates

 The Providence Brain and Spine Institute had a strong presence at the 2018 International Stroke Conference in Anaheim this January, with 9 abstracts accepted and 2 presentations on podium. Below are more details on these abstracts as well an update on other recent publications from Providence Brain and Spine Institute.

2018 International Stroke Conference Abstracts

  • Achieving door-to-needle times in under 30 minutes at a community hospital utilizing the concept of stroke team"Quarterback" (Ovando, R; Phillips, M; Baraban, E; Tarpley J) 
  • Better functional outcomes in patients treated versus treated for mild stroke (Carnahan, B; Corless, L; Lucas, L; Baraban, E; Yanase, L)
  • Compliance of a new standard in stroke neuro checks in a comprehensive stroke center compared to primary stroke centers for IV alteplase and thrombectomy patients (Swearingen, N; Cox, K; Lesko, A; Lucas, L; Clark, D)
  • Effect of very early mobilization after IV alteplase on 90 day functional outcome (Clark, D; Stuchiner, T; Robison, J; Lucas, L; Yanase, L)
  • IV thrombolytic stroke treatment in the 3-4.5 hour time window: Practice diverges from guideline (Lowenkopf, T; Corless, L; Lucas, L; Baraban, E)
  • Oregon region Standard Stroke Neurological Assessment utilizing AACN Synergy model (Swearingen, N; Cox, K; Clark, D)
  • Rapid cycle implementation of a standard stroke neurological check before comprehensive stroke re-certification survey (Cox, K and Clark, D.)
  • RNA expression differentiates large artery and cardioembolic stroke: A pilot analysis from the BASE trial (Jauch, E.; Barreto, A; Broderick, K. Char, D; Cucchiara, B; Haddock, A; Hicks, W; Hiestand, B; Jickling, G; June, J; Liebeskind, D; Lowenkopf, T; Miller, J; O'Neill, J; Schoonover, T; Sharp, F; Peacock, W.)
  • Stroke nurse navigator: Feasibility, implementation and early impact at a Comprehensive Stroke Center (Larsen, D; Cox, K; Swearingen, N; Kansara, A)

Winter 2017 Publications from the Providence Brain and Spine Institute

Jauch, E.; Barreto, A; Broderick, K. Char, D; Cucchiara, B; Haddock, A; Hicks, W; Hiestand, B; Jickling, G; June, J; Liebeskind, D; Lowenkopf, T; Miller, J; O'Neill, J; Schoonover, T; Sharp, F; Peacock, W. Biomarkers of acute stroke etiology (BASE) study methodology. Translational Stroke Research 2017; 8: 424. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12975-017-0537-3

Benedict, R.; Cohan, S; Lynch, SG; Riester, K; Wang, P; Castro-Borrero, W; Elkins, J; Sabatella, G. Improved cognitive outcomes in patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis treated with daclizumab beta: Results from the DECIDE study. Multiple Sclerosis Journal. https://doi.org/10.1177/1352458517707345

Cohan, S.; Kappos, L; Giovannoni, G; Wiendl, H; Selmaj, K; Havrdova, E; Rose, J; Greenberg, S; Phillips, G; Ma, W; Wang, P; Lima, G; Sabatella, G. Efficacy of daclizumab beta versus intramuscular interferon beta-1a on disability progression across patient demographic and disease activity subgroups in DECIDE. Multiple Sclerosis Journal.  https://doi.org/10.1177/1352458517735190

Dancer, S.; Brown, A; Yanase, L. National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale in plain English is reliable for novice users with minimal training. Journal of Emergency Nursing 2017;43(3):221-227. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jen.2016.09.002