Welcome to our 2022 fellows!

Sydni Cole, MD
Sydni attended medical school at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed her neurology residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Sydni is joining us this year as a vascular neurology fellow.
Gbambele Kone, MD
Gbambele attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College.  He completed his neurology residency at Yale. Gbambele is joining us this year as a vascular neurology fellow. 
Nino “Nini” Kvantaliani, MD
Nini attended medical school at Tbilisi State Medical University in the country of Georgia, and then completed her neurology residency at Temple University. Nini is joining us this year as a vascular neurology fellow.
Sahily Reyes-Esteves, MD, PhD
Sahily attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico and graduate school at the MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. She then completed a neurology residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.   Sahily is joining us this year as a vascular neurology fellow.
Michela Rosso, MD
Michela attended medical school at University of Torino in Italy, and then completed her neurology residency at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University in Brooklyn. Michela is joining us this year as a StrokeNET research fellow.

WHAT WE’RE READING – JOURNAL CLUB

JUNE 2022

Effect of Early vs Standard Approach to Tracheostomy on Functional Outcome at 6 Months Among Patients With Severe Stroke Receiving Mechanical Ventilation: The SETPOINT2 Randomized Clinical Trial
Recurrent Ischemic Stroke and Bleeding in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Who Suffered an Acute Stroke While on Treatment With Nonvitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants: The RENO-EXTEND Study
Functional Outcomes of Patients ≥85 Years With Acute Ischemic Stroke Following EVT: A HERMES Substudy

WHAT WE’RE READING – JOURNAL CLUB

MAY 2022

Genetic Architecture of Stroke of Undetermined Source: Overlap with Known Stroke Etiologies and Associations with Modifiable Risk Factors
Comparison of tenecteplase with alteplase for the early treatment of ischaemic stroke in the Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit (TASTE-A): a phase 2, randomised, open-label trial
Tenecteplase versus alteplase for the management of acute ischaemic stroke in Norway (NOR-TEST 2, part A): a phase 3, randomised, open-label, blinded endpoint, non-inferiority trial
Effect of Direct Transportation to Thrombectomy-Capable Center vs Local Stroke Center on Neurological Outcomes in Patients With Suspected Large-Vessel Occlusion Stroke in Nonurban Areas The RACECAT Randomized Clinical Trial
Accuracy of CT Perfusion–Based Core Estimation of Follow-up Infarction
Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke With or Without General Anesthesia: A Matched Comparison

WHAT WE’RE READING – JOURNAL CLUB

MARCH 2022

Effect of Intra-arterial Alteplase vs Placebo Following Successful Thrombectomy on Functional Outcomes in Patients With Large Vessel Occlusion Acute Ischemic Stroke The CHOICE Randomized Clinical Trial
Safety and efficacy of aspirin, unfractionated heparin, both, or neither during endovascular stroke treatment (MR CLEAN-MED): an open-label, multicentre, randomised controlled trial
Risk of first ischaemic stroke and use of antidopaminergic antiemetics: nationwide case-time-control study

ISC 2022 New Orleans

Dr. Arooshi Kumar, current stroke fellow, presented her abstract “Predicting hematoma expansion using an artificial neural network: an exploratory analysis of the ATACH-2 trial” at the International Stroke Conference. Nice work!

WHAT WE’RE READING – JOURNAL CLUB

FEBRUARY 2022

Infarct on Brain Imaging, Subsequent Ischemic Stroke, and Clopidogrel-Aspirin Efficacy: A Post Hoc Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial
U-Shaped Relationship of High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Incidence of Total, Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke: A Prospective Cohort Study
Heterogeneity of Treatment Effects in an Analysis of Pooled Individual Patient Data From Randomized Trials of Device Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale After Stroke