Volume 22 (2023)
Volume 21 (2022)
Volume 20 (2021)
Volume 19 (2020)
Volume 18 (2019)
Volume 17 (2018)
Volume 16 (2017)
Volume 15 (2016)
Volume 14 (2015)
Volume 13 (2014)
Volume 12 (2013)
Volume 11 (2012)
Volume 10 (2011)
A nomogram-based clinical tool for acute ischemic stroke screening in prehospital setting

Alireza Baratloo; Mahtab Ramezani; Hosein Rafiemanesh; Meisam Sharifi; Somayeh Karimi

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 58-62

  Background: We believe that designing a new tool which is comparable in terms of both sensitivity and specificity may play an important role in rapid and more accurate diagnosis of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) in prehospital stage. Therefore, we intended to develop a new clinical tool for the diagnosis ...  Read More

The effect of prehospital notification by emergency medical service on outcomes in patients receiving recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator (r-tPA)

Shahram Rafie; Narges Mofrad-Booshehri; Davood Shalil-Ahmadi; Elham Maraghi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 133-135


  Background: According to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) guidelines, in acute stroke, the door-to-computed tomography (CT) scan (DTC) time should be less than 25 minutes, and time to injection of recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator (r-tPA) [door-to-needle ...  Read More

Accuracy of prehospital ambulance stroke test in terms of diagnosis of patients with acute ischemic stroke: A multi-center study

Somayeh Karimi; Farhad Heydari; Sahar Mirbaha; Mohamed Elfil; Alireza Baratloo

Volume 19, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 196-199


  Background: Andsberg et al. have recently introduced a novel scoring system entitled “PreHospital Ambulance Stroke Test (PreHAST)”, which helps to early identification of patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) even in prehospital setting. Its validity has not been assessed in a study yet, ...  Read More