Predictors of Early Chest Infection in Acute Ischemic Stroke "PRECAST"

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

References

Publications

  • Prass K, Meisel C, Höflich C, Braun J, Halle E, Wolf T, Ruscher K, Victorov IV, Priller J, Dirnagl U, Volk HD, Meisel A. Stroke-induced immunodeficiency promotes spontaneous bacterial infections and is mediated by sympathetic activation reversal by poststroke T helper cell type 1-like immunostimulation. J Exp Med. 2003 Sep 1;198(5):725-36. Epub 2003 Aug 25. Pubmed ID:12939340
  • Chamorro A, Amaro S, Vargas M, Obach V, Cervera A, Torres F, Planas AM. Interleukin 10, monocytes and increased risk of early infection in ischaemic stroke. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2006 Nov;77(11):1279-81. Pubmed ID:17043295
  • Chamorro A, Amaro S, Vargas M, Obach V, Cervera A, Gómez-Choco M, Torres F, Planas AM. Catecholamines, infection, and death in acute ischemic stroke. J Neurol Sci. 2007 Jan 15;252(1):29-35. Epub 2006 Nov 28. Pubmed ID:17129587
  • Walter U, Knoblich R, Steinhagen V, Donat M, Benecke R, Kloth A. Predictors of pneumonia in acute stroke patients admitted to a neurological intensive care unit. J Neurol. 2007 Oct;254(10):1323-9. Epub 2007 Mar 14. Pubmed ID:17361338
  • Vogelgesang A, Grunwald U, Langner S, Jack R, Bröker BM, Kessler C, Dressel A. Analysis of lymphocyte subsets in patients with stroke and their influence on infection after stroke. Stroke. 2008 Jan;39(1):237-41. Epub 2007 Nov 29. Pubmed ID:18048864
  • Steinhagen V, Grossmann A, Benecke R, Walter U. Swallowing disturbance pattern relates to brain lesion location in acute stroke patients. Stroke. 2009 May;40(5):1903-6. Epub 2009 Mar 12. Pubmed ID:19286597

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