Stroke Research and Treatment

Stroke in the Young 2012

Publishing date
08 Jun 2012
Submission deadline
09 Dec 2011

Lead Editor

1Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, 5021 Bergen, Norway

2Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, 00290 Helsinki, Finland

3Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of Tartu, 8 L. Puusepa Street, 51014 Tartu, Estonia

Stroke in the Young 2012


Stroke in young adults is challenging. Investigation and treatment are often different in young stroke patients compared with older stroke patients because of differences in etiology, risk factors, and prognosis. Special considerations are needed among patients in the prime of life because of choice of education and vocation.

The purpose of this special issue is to focus on features of stroke in young adults with special relevance to clinical practice. We welcome original articles and reviews on epidemiology, etiology, treatment, prognosis, and other important aspects of stroke among young adults. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Epidemiology
  • Risk factors
  • Etiology
  • Patent foramen ovale
  • Cervical artery dissection
  • Migraine and cerebral infarction
  • Pregnancy and puerperium
  • Oral contraceptives and stroke
  • Fabry's disease
  • Thrombophilic disorders
  • Vasculitis
  • Short-term prognosis
  • Long-term prognosis
  • Cognitive function after stroke
  • Poststroke epilepsy
  • Thrombolysis
  • Secondary preventive treatment
  • Childhood and stroke
  • Cerebral hemorrhage

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at according to the following timetable:


  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 656913
  • - Editorial

Stroke in the Young 2012

Halvor Naess | Turgut Tatlisumak | Janika Kõrv
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 136398
  • - Research Article

Age- and Gender-Specific Prevalence of Risk Factors in Patients with First-Ever Ischemic Stroke in China

Xiao-ying Yao | Yan Lin | ... | Yan-sheng Li
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 914546
  • - Research Article

Perinatal Risk Factors and Later Social, Thought, and Attention Problems after Perinatal Stroke

Mary J. Harbert | Micaela Jett | ... | Doris A. Trauner
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 319581
  • - Research Article

Comparison of Provision of Stroke Care in Younger and Older Patients: Findings from the South London Stroke Register

Siobhan L. Crichton | Charles D. A. Wolfe | ... | Christopher McKevitt
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 983145
  • - Research Article

Income and Education as Predictors of Stroke Mortality after the Survival of a First Stroke

Kozma Ahacic | Sven Trygged | Ingemar Kåreholt
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 731570
  • - Clinical Study

Long-Term Survival of Young Stroke Patients: A Population-Based Study of Two Stroke Registries from Tartu, Estonia

R. Vibo | S. Schneider | J. Kõrv
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 824724
  • - Research Article

Sulfur Dioxide and Emergency Department Visits for Stroke and Seizure

Mieczysław Szyszkowicz | Eugeniusz Porada | ... | Eric Grafstein
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