Monthly Archives: May 2017

News 28

January 2017: Ms. Mallet, Dr. Dowlatshahi & team publish preliminary results from the RecoverNow project in the journal PLOS ONE http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0167950 See CTV video http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1029526&binId=1.1164511&playlistPageNum=1 CTV online http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/ottawa-stroke-specialist-develops-tablet-based-apps-to-help-with-recovery-1.3229348 and OHRI story http://www.ohri.ca/newsroom/newsstory.asp?ID=873 for details....
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News 27

January 2017: Dr. Stotts publishes an article defining the role of the stroke physician during endovascular therapy of acute ischemic stroke. Stotts G, Poppe AY, Roy D, Jovin TG, Lum C, Williams D, Thornton J, Baxter BW, Devlin T, Frei DF, Fanale C, Shuaib A, Rempel JL, Menon BK, Demchuk...
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News 26

January 2017: Dr. Shamy and Dr. Fedyk (research associate) publish a letter to the editor in the New England Journal of Medicine, introducing their work on clinical trial ethics. Shamy MCF, Fedyk M. Clinical Trials Involving Hypertension. N Engl J Med2017;376:289-90....
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News 25

December 2016: The STRIVE-30, project to lower door-to-needle times has tripled the rate of times < 30 mins in 2016 (46 cases)...
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News 24

November 2016: The second Annual Ottawa Stroke Summit, was a huge success and was run in conjunction with the Champlain Regional Stroke Network. Guest speakers included Dr. Tony Hakim, founder of the Canadian Stroke Network; Dr. Patrice Lindsay, Director, Canadian Heart and Stroke, Stroke Services and Dr. Shazam Hussain, Director,...
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News 23

Sept 2016: Ms. Gocan, Dr. Stotts and team show how a fast-track system in our Stroke Prevention Clinic can lead to timely carotid endarterectomy. See Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27670208...
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News 22

Sept 2016: Dr. Dowlatshahi leads an international team of researchers to advance our ability to diagnose high-risk patients with intracerebral hemorrhage. See Stroke 2016 Mar;47(3):695-700...
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News 21

August 2016: Dr. Shamy and collaborators in Canada and the United States present the results of their international survey on acute stroke decision-making. Shamy MCF, Pugliese M, Meisel K, Rodriguez R, Kim AS, Stahnisch FW, Smith EE. How Patient Demographics, Imaging and Beliefs Influence Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator Use. Stroke 2016;8:2051-2057....
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News 20

April 2016: Dr. Shamy and members of the Ottawa stroke team report the first known use of endovascular thrombectomy in a pregnant woman with stroke. Boyko M, Iancu D, Dowlatshahi D, Shamy MCF. Decision-Making and the Limits of Evidence: A Case Study of Acute Stroke in Pregnancy. Neurohospitalist 2016;6:70-75....
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News 19

July 2015: Dr. Shamy argues for the importance of CT Angiography in acute stroke decision-making. Douglas V, Shamy M, Bhattacharya P. Should CT Angiography Be a Routine Component of Acute Stroke Imaging? Neurohospitalist 2015;5:97-100....
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