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Advances and Potential New Treatments in Stroke Management

Call for Papers

Advances in acute stroke treat, new preventive therapies, and research in neurorehabilitation have come a long way in making stroke the 4th leading cause of mortality from the 3rd leading cause. These advances are reflected in several outcomes which include but are not limited to reduced incidence and prevalence of incident and recurrent stroke, reduced need for surgical intervention, image-based triage decisions to decide the best course of acute ischemic stroke management and possible potential of safer, longer-acting drugs in acute thrombolysis, and prevention of recurrent cardioembolic stroke. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Acute stroke management that reflects new advances, such as image-based management, interventional devices, acute stroke trials, use of high dose statins, cooling, and other advances
  • Stroke prevention, where original and review articles are encouraged on topics of advances in stroke prevention, cardioembolic stroke management, role of new antiplatelet agents, anticoagulants, statins, and antihypertensive agents in stroke management and outcomes
  • Stroke rehabilitation strategies including stem cell in stroke management, advances in neurorehabilitation, novel strategies in stroke rehabilitation and outcomes

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/srt/guidelines/. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/submit/journals/srt/aast/ according to the following timetable:

Manuscript DueFriday, 5 April 2013
First Round of ReviewsFriday, 28 June 2013
Publication DateFriday, 23 August 2013

Lead Guest Editor

  • Majaz Moonis, Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, USA

Guest Editors

  • V. Padma, Department of Neurology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  • Magdy Selim, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
  • Marc Fisher, Umass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA, USA