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Association of statin pretreatment with collateral circulation and final infarct volume in acute ischemic stroke patients: A meta-analysis.

Atherosclerosis 2019 Mar 22;282:75-79. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

Second Department of Neurology, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, "Attikon" University Hospital, Athens, Greece; Department of Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2019.01.006DOI Listing
March 2019

Assessing functional recovery in the first six months after acute ischemic stroke: a prospective, observational study.

Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 2019 Feb 14;55(1):1-7. Epub 2018 May 14.

Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University Hospital Center of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S1973-9087.18.05161-4DOI Listing
February 2019

Ischemic stroke in patients previously anticoagulated for non-valvular atrial fibrillation: Why does it happen?

Rev Port Cardiol 2019 02 15;38(2):117-124. Epub 2019 Mar 15.

Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Serviço de Neurologia do Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.repc.2018.06.004DOI Listing
February 2019

Intracranial Internal Carotid Artery Wall Calcification in Ischemic Strokes Treated with Thrombolysis.

Eur Neurol 2018 13;79(1-2):21-26. Epub 2017 Nov 13.

Stroke Unit, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, CHUC, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000477901DOI Listing
January 2019

Cerebral Venous Thrombosis as Rare Presentation of Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis.

Case Rep Infect Dis 2019 17;2019:7835420. Epub 2019 Jan 17.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Coimbra University Hospital Centre, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2019/7835420DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6360035PMC
January 2019

Neuroimaging and clinical outcomes of oral anticoagulant-associated intracerebral hemorrhage.

Ann Neurol 2018 11 25;84(5):694-704. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

Stroke Research Centre, Department of Brain Repair and Rehabilitation, University College London Institute of Neurology and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, United Kingdom, New Zealand Brain Research Institute, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ana.25342DOI Listing
November 2018

S100β Protein as a Predictor of Poststroke Functional Outcome: A Prospective Study.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2018 Jul 20;27(7):1890-1896. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Neurology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2018.02.046DOI Listing
July 2018

[Aphasia Rapid Test: Translation, Adaptation and Validation Studies for the Portuguese Population].

Acta Med Port 2018 May 30;31(5):265-271. Epub 2018 May 30.

Serviço de Neurologia. Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra. Coimbra. Portugal; Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Coimbra. Coimbra. Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.20344/amp.9090DOI Listing
May 2018

Endothelial Progenitor Cells influence acute and subacute stroke hemodynamics.

J Neurol Sci 2018 02 24;385:119-125. Epub 2017 Dec 24.

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Portugal; Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2017.12.028DOI Listing
February 2018

Endothelial progenitor cells enhance blood-brain barrier permeability in subacute stroke.

Neurology 2018 01 13;90(2):e127-e134. Epub 2017 Dec 13.

From the Stroke Unit (J.S.-F., A.G., F.S., C.M., B.R., G.C., L.C.), Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra; Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra (J.S.-F., M.C.-B., L.F., L.C.); Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (J.S.-F., S.A., A.C.G., L.F.); Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde (C.N., M.C., C.F., A.A., M.C.-B.), Coimbra; and Genomics Unit, Biocant-Biotechnology Innovation Center (S.S., A.C.G.), Cantanhede, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000004801DOI Listing
January 2018

Neurosonology Accuracy for Isolated Acute Vestibular Syndromes.

J Ultrasound Med 2017 Dec 10;36(12):2545-2550. Epub 2017 Jul 10.

Stroke Unit, University and Hospital Centre of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jum.14301DOI Listing
December 2017

Transcranial Sonography and DaTSCAN in Early Stage Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor.

Eur Neurol 2016 18;76(5-6):252-255. Epub 2016 Oct 18.

Department of Neurology, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000452216DOI Listing
September 2017

Cerebrovascular Dissemination in Time and Space as a Predictor of Cardioembolism.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2017 Jul 6;26(7):1407-1413. Epub 2017 Apr 6.

Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Neurology Department, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.03.022DOI Listing
July 2017

Bilateral versus ipsilesional cortico-subcortical activity patterns in stroke show hemispheric dependence.

Int J Stroke 2017 01 22;12(1):71-83. Epub 2016 Oct 22.

3 Visual Neuroscience Laboratory, CNC. IBILI, ICNAS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1747493016672087DOI Listing
January 2017

[Carotid atherosclerosis and white matter hypodensities: a controversial relationship].

Acta Med Port 2014 Sep-Oct;27(5):581-6. Epub 2014 Oct 31.

Departamento de Neurologia. Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra. Coimbra. Portugal.

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December 2016

[Neuroimaging and Blood Biomarkers in Functional Prognosis after Stroke].

Acta Med Port 2016 Nov 30;29(11):749-754. Epub 2016 Nov 30.

Serviço de Medicina Física e de Reabilitação. Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra. Coimbra. Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.20344/amp.7411DOI Listing
November 2016

Global Survey of the Frequency of Atrial Fibrillation-Associated Stroke: Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source Global Registry.

Stroke 2016 09 9;47(9):2197-202. Epub 2016 Aug 9.

From the Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario, Canada (K.S.P., J.B., B.S., M.G., S.J.C., R.G.H.); Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leuven, Belgium (T.V.); Bayer-Pharma AG, Wuppertal, Germany (H.M.); Instituto Nacional de Neurologia y Neurocirugia, Mexico D.F., Mexico (M.A.B.); University of Galway, Ireland (M.J.O.); Institute for Neurological Research, Fundacion para la Lucha contra las Enfermedades Neurologicas de la Infancia (FLENI), Buenos Aires, Argentina (M.G.-S.); School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia (G.J.H.); Department of Neurology, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea (B.-W.Y.); Medical City Hospital, Manila, Philippines (A.R.); Department of Neurology, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France (P.L.); Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Portugal (J.S.-F.); Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow, Russia (N.S.); Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Belgium (R.B.); Santa Casa de São Paulo, Medical School, Brazil (R.J.G.); Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (S.E.K.); Emergency Department Stroke Unit, Hospital Policlinico Umberto I, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, 'Sapienza' University, Rome, Italy (A.P.); Department of Neurology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany (P.V.); Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan (K.K.); Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, China (Y.W.); Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology, University of Glasgow, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, United Kingdom (K.M.); and Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (J.M.C.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.013378DOI Listing
September 2016

Recanalization Modulates Association Between Blood Pressure and Functional Outcome in Acute Ischemic Stroke.

Stroke 2016 06 26;47(6):1571-6. Epub 2016 Apr 26.

From the Departments of Neurology (A.I.M., J.S.-F., F.S., J.J.-R., I.C., C.M., B.R., G.C.S., L.C.) and Internal Medicine (J.P.G., M.A.-G., L.C.), Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; and Neurology Department, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra University, Coimbra, Portugal (J.S.-F., L.C.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.012544DOI Listing
June 2016

Substantia nigra hyperechogenicity does not correlate with motor features in Parkinson's disease.

J Neurol Sci 2016 May 2;364:9-11. Epub 2016 Mar 2.

Neurology Department, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2016.03.002DOI Listing
May 2016

Cardioembolic stroke in a patient taking Dabigatran Etexilate: the first case report of clinical and pharmacologic resistance.

J Neurol Sci 2014 Nov 29;346(1-2):348-9. Epub 2014 Aug 29.

Neurology Department, Coimbra University and Hospital Centre, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2014.08.038DOI Listing
November 2014

Modulation of cortical interhemispheric interactions by motor facilitation or restraint.

Neural Plast 2014 24;2014:210396. Epub 2014 Feb 24.

Garcia de Orta Hospital, Pragal, 2801-951 Almada, Portugal ; Visual Neuroscience Laboratory, Institute for Biomedical Imaging in Life Sciences (IBILI), ICNAS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Azinhaga de Santa Comba, 3000-548 Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/210396DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3953668PMC
October 2014

Recurrence in intracranial atherosclerotic disease: a stenosis-based analysis.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2014 Sep 8;23(8):2080-2084. Epub 2014 Aug 8.

Stroke Unit, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2014.03.015DOI Listing
September 2014

[Atrial fibrillation in cerebrovascular disease: national neurological perspective].

Acta Med Port 2013 Mar-Apr;26(2):86-92. Epub 2013 May 31.

Unidade de Acidente Vascular Cerebral, Serviço de Neurologia, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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May 2014

Extensive intracranial involvement with multiple dissections in a case of giant cell arteritis.

BMJ Case Rep 2014 Apr 11;2014. Epub 2014 Apr 11.

Department of Neurology, Coimbra Universitary and Hospital Centre, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2014-204130DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3987556PMC
April 2014

Monitoring balloon test occlusion of the internal carotid artery with transcranial Doppler. A case report and literature review.

Neuroradiol J 2014 Feb 24;27(1):115-9. Epub 2014 Feb 24.

Department of Neuroradiology, Coimbra Hospital and University Centre; Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4202846PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.15274/NRJ-2014-10014DOI Listing
February 2014

Clinical predictors of an optimal response to natalizumab in multiple sclerosis.

J Clin Neurosci 2013 May 26;20(5):659-62. Epub 2013 Feb 26.

Multiple Sclerosis Outpatient Clinic, Coimbra University Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2012.04.022DOI Listing
May 2013

Preferential effect of premorbid statins on atherothrombotic strokes through collateral circulation enhancement.

Eur Neurol 2012 14;68(3):171-6. Epub 2012 Aug 14.

Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Coimbra University Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000337862DOI Listing
March 2013

Extending the time window for endovascular procedures according to collateral pial circulation.

Stroke 2011 Dec 29;42(12):3465-9. Epub 2011 Sep 29.

Unitat Neurovascular, Servei de Neurologia, Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Passeig Vall d'Hebron 119-129, Barcelona 08035, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.623827DOI Listing
December 2011