Publications

A selection of publications relating to the impact of Australian Stroke Alliance members and organisations.

 

  • J.C. Grotta, J.-M. Yamal, S.A. Parker, S.S. Rajan, N.R. Gonzales, W.J. Jones, A.W. Alexandrov, B.B. Navi, M. Nour, I. Spokoyny, J. Mackey, D. Persse, A.P. Jacob, M. Wang, N. Singh, A.V. Alexandrov, M.E. Fink, J.L. Saver, J. English, N. Barazangi, P.L. Bratina, M. Gonzalez, B.D. Schimpf, K. Ackerson, C. Sherman, M. Lerario, S. Mir, J. Im, J.Z. Willey, D. Chiu, M. Eisshofer, J. Miller, D. Ornelas, J.P. Rhudy, K.M. Brown, B.M. Villareal, M. Gausche-Hill, N. Bosson, G. Gilbert, S.Q. Collins, K. Silnes, J. Volpi, V. Misra, J. McCarthy, T. Flanagan, C.P.V. Rao, J.S. Kass, L. Griffin, N. Rangel-Gutierrez, E. Lechuga, J. Stephenson, K. Phan, Y. Sanders, E.A. Noser, and R. Bowry. Prospective, Multicenter, Controlled Trial of Mobile Stroke Units. The New England Journal of Medicine, Sept 2021, 385(11), 971-981
  • Kennedy .R. Lees. Does My District Need a Mobile Stroke Unit? Editorial. The New England Journal of Medicine, Sept 2021, 385(11), 1043-1044
  • S. Regan Cooley, Henry Zhao, Bruce C.V. Campbell, Leonid Churilov, Skye Coote, Damien Easton, Francesca Langenberg, Michael Stephenson, Bernard Yan, Patricia M. Desmond, Peter J. Mitchell, Mark W. Parsons, Geoffrey A. Donnan, Stephen M. Davis, Nawaf Yassi.  Mobile Stroke Units Facilitate Prehospital Management of Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Originally published 30 Jun 2021Stroke. ;0:STROKEAHA.121.034592
  • Walter S, Fassbender K, Easton D, Schwarz M, Gardiner FW, Langenberg F, Dos Santos A, Bil C, Fox K, Bishop L, Coote S, Zhao H, Middleton S, Bladin C, Davis SM, Donnan GA. Stroke care equity in rural and remote areas – novel strategies. Vessel Plus. 2021;5:27.
  • Mitchell Dwyer , Karen Francis, Gregory M Peterson , Karen Ford, Seana Gall, Hoang Phan , Helen Castley, Lillian Wong, Richard White, Fiona Ryan, Lauren Arthurson, Joosup Kim, Dominique A Cadilhac, Natasha A Lannin, on behalf of the AuSCR Consortium. Regional differences in the care and outcomes of acute stroke patients in Australia: an observational study using evidence from the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry (AuSCR).BMJ Open: first published as 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040418 on 1 April 2021
  • Joosup Kim, Damien Easton, Henry Zhao, Skye Coote, Garveeta Sookram, Karen Smith, Michael Stephenson, Stephen Bernard, Mark W Parsons, Bernard Yan, Patricia M Desmond, Peter J Mitchell, Bruce CV Campbell, Geoffrey A Donnan, Stephen M Davis and Dominique A Cadilhac. Economic evaluation of the Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit. International Journal of Stroke, 16(4).
  • https://www.theage.com.au/by/luke-burchill-p4yw92
  • Balabanski AH, Newbury J, Leyden JM, Arima H, Anderson CS, Castle S, Cranefield J, Paterson T, Thrift AG, Kleinig TJ. Excessive stroke incidence in young Aboriginal people in South Australia: pooled results from two population-based studies. Int J Stroke. 2018;13:811-814.
  • Balabanski AH, Goldsmith K, Giarola B, Buxton D, Castle S, McBride K, et al. Stroke incidence and subtypes in Aboriginal people in remote Australia: a healthcare network population-based study. BMJ Open 2020;10:e039533.
  • Santos AD, Balabanski AH, Katzenellenbogen JM, Thrift AG, Burchill L, Parsons MW. A narrative review of stroke incidence, risk factors and treatment in Indigenous Peoples of the world. Vessel Plus 2021;5:21.
  • Balabanski AH, Dos Santos A, Thrift AG, Kleinig TJ, Katzenellenbogen J. The incidence of stroke in Indigenous populations of countries with a Very High Human Development Index: a systematic review protocol. Front. Neurol. 12:661570
  • Gordian Jan HubertFrank KrausChristian MaegerleinSabine PlatenBenjamin FriedrichHans-Ulrich KainThomas Witton-DaviesNikolai Dominik HubertClaus ZimmerPhilip M. BathHeinrich J. AudebertRoman L. Haberl. The “Flying Intervention Team”: A Novel
    Stroke Care Concept for Rural Areas. Cerebrovasc Dis.Published online: April 13, 2021
  • Enrique C. Leira, MS; David C. Hess, James C. Torner, Harold P. Adams Jr. Rural-Urban Differences in Acute Stroke
    Management Practices, A Modifiable Disparity.(REPRINTED) ARCH NEUROL/VOL 65 (NO. 7), JULY 2008
  • Blake Giarola, James Leyden, Sally Castle, Jim Jannes, Craig Anderson, Jonathan Newbury, Tim Kleinig, Transient ischaemic attack rarely precedes stroke in a cohort with low proportions of large artery atherosclerosis: a population-based study” Cerebrovascular Diseases (Submitted manuscript CVD-2017-11-20/R1)
  • Huma Aziz, P David Mills, Jonathan Newbury, Adherence to Antithrombotic therapy guidelines and Atrial fibrillation in a remote hospital: a clinical audit, Rural and Remote Health (online), 2018, (accepted), 4342.
  • Anna Balabanski, Jonathan Newbury, James Leyden, H Arima, Craig Anderson, Sally Castle, Tim Kleinig. Excess stroke incidence in young Aboriginal people in South Australia: pooled results from two population-based studies” International Journal of Stroke. 2018, 13 (8): 811-14
  • Jonathan Newbury, Tim Kleinig, James Leyden, Hisatomi Arima, Sally Castle, Jennifer Cranefield, Tracey Paterson, Maria Crotty, Craig S Anderson Stroke Epidemiology in an Australian Rural Cohort (SEARCH), 2016 International Journal of Stroke, online,
  • Chia N, Leyden J, Newbury J, Jannes J, Kleinig T. Determining the number of ischaemic strokes potentially eligible for endovascular thrombectomy. Stroke. 2016;47(5):1377-80.
  • Adey-Wakeling Z, Liu E, Crotty M, Leyden J, Kleinig T, Anderson C, Newbury J et al. Hemiplegic shoulder pain reduces quality of life 12 months after stroke: A prospective population based study. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 2016:1.
  • Newbury J, J Leyden, S Castle, T Patterson, J Cranefield, M Crotty, C Anderson, T Kleinig The stroke Epidemiology in a rural cohort (SEARCH) study: Lower than expected incidence but high proportions of cardio-embolic strokes. International Journal of Stroke, 2015, 10 3; 46 Supplement (abstract only)
  • Zoe Adey-Wakeling, Hisatomi Arima, Maria Crotty, James Leyden, Tim Kleinig, Craig Anderson, Jonathan Newbury. Incidence and Associations of Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain Post Stroke: A prospective population based study; Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2015, 96; 241-247
  • James M. Leyden, Tim R. Kleinig, Jonathan Newbury, Sally Castle, Jennifer Cranefield, Craig S Anderson, Maria Crotty, Deirdre Whitford, Jim Jannes, Andrew Lee, Jennene Greenhill. The Adelaide Stroke Incidence Study; declining stroke rates but many preventable cardioembolic strokes. Stroke, 2013; 44(5):1226-31 (A*)
  • Erik Freitag , Maximilian Kaffes ,  Joachim E. Weber,  Heinrich J. Audebert. How to Set Up a Successfully Running Mobile
    Stroke Unit Program. Stroke. 2021;52:e107–e110.
  • Zhao H, Coote S, Easton D, et al. Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit and Reperfusion Therapy: Greater Clinical Impact of Thrombectomy Than Thrombolysis. Stroke. 2020;51(3):922‐930
  • Kim, J; Easton, D; Zhao, H; Coote, S; Sookram, G; Smith, K; Stephenson, M; Bernard, S; Parsons, M; Yan, B; Desmond, P; Mitchell, P; Campbell, B; Donnan, G; Davis, S; Cadilhac, D. Economic evaluation of the Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit. International Journal of Stroke 2020 Jun 14. Online Ahead of print.
  • Zhao H, Coote S, Pesavento L, Jones B, Rodrigues E, Ng JL, et al. Prehospital idarucizumab prior to intravenous thrombolysis in a mobile stroke unit. Int J Stroke. 2019 Apr;14(3):265-269.
  • https://www.world-stroke.org/assets/downloads/WSO_Global_Stroke_Fact_Sheet.pdf
  • https://strokefoundation.org.au/About-Stroke/Facts-and-figures-about-stroke#fn4
  • Dwyer M, Rehman S, Ottavi T, Stankovich J, Gall S, Peterson G, et al. Urban-rural differences in the care and outcomes of acute stroke patients: Systematic review. J Neurol Sci. 2019;397:63-74.
  • Gardiner, FW; Bishop, L; Dos Santos, A; Sharma, P; Easton, D; Quinlan, F; Churilov, L; Schwarz, M; Walter, S; Fassbender, K; Davis, S; Donnan, GA. Aeromedical retrieval for stroke in Australia. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020;49(3):334-340
  • Campbell BCV, De Silva DA, Macleod MR, et al. Ischaemic stroke. Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2019 Oct 10;5(1):70
  • Donnan GA, Fisher M, Macleod M, Davis SM. Stroke. Lancet. 2008;371(9624):1612-23.
  • Davis SM, Donnan GA, Parsons MW, et al. Effects of alteplase beyond 3 h after stroke in the Echoplanar Imaging Thrombolytic Evaluation Trial (EPITHET): a placebo-controlled randomised trial. Lancet Neurol. 2008 Apr;7(4):299-309.
  • Parsons M, Spratt N, Bivard A, Campbell B, Chung K, Miteff F, et al. A randomized trial of tenecteplase versus alteplase for acute ischemic stroke. The New England journal of medicine. 2012;366(12):1099-1107.
  • Campbell B C, Mitchell P J, Kleinig T J, Dewey H M, Churilov L, Yassi N, Yan B, Dowling R J, Parsons M W, Oxley T J, Wu T Y, Brooks M, Simpson M A, Miteff F, Levi C R, Krause M, Harrington T J, Faulder K C, Steinfort B S, Priglinger M., … EXTEND-IA Investigators (2015). Endovascular therapy for ischemic stroke with perfusion-imaging selection. The New England journal of medicine, 372(11), 1009–1018.
  • Campbell BCV, Mitchell PJ, Churilov L…Parsons MW, Donnan GA, Davis SM; EXTEND-IA TNK Investigators. Tenecteplase versus Alteplase before Thrombectomy for Ischemic Stroke. N Engl J Med. 2018 Apr 26;378(17):1573-1582.
  • Ma H, Campbell BCV, Parsons MW, et al. Thrombolysis Guided by Perfusion Imaging up to 9 Hours after Onset of Stroke. N Engl J Med. 2019; May 9;380(19):1795‐1803.
  • Campbell BCV, Ma H, Ringleb PA, et al. Extending thrombolysis to 4·5-9 h and wake-up stroke using perfusion imaging: a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual patient data. Lancet. 2019;394(10193):139‐147
  • Donnan GA, Baron JC, Ma H, Davis SM. Penumbral selection of patients for trials of acute stroke therapy. Lancet Neurol. 2009 Mar;8(3):261-9.
  • Emberson J, Davis S, Donnan G, Grotta J, Hacke W. Stroke Thrombolysis Trialists’ Collaborative Group. Effect of treatment delay, age, and stroke severity on the effects of intravenous thrombolysis with alteplase for acute ischaemic stroke: a meta-analysis of individual patient data from randomised trials. Version 2. Lancet. 2014 Nov 29;384(9958):1929-35.
  • Hemphill JC 3rd, Greenberg SM, Anderson CS, et al. Guidelines for the Management of Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage: A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke. 2015 Jul;46(7):2032-60.
  • Davis SM, Broderick J, Hennerici M, Brun NC, Diringer MN, Mayer SA, et al. Hematoma growth is a determinant of mortality and poor outcome after intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurology. 2006;66(8):1175-81.
  • Meretoja A, Churilov L, Campbell BC, et al. The spot sign and tranexamic acid on preventing ICH growth–AUStralasia Trial (STOP-AUST): protocol of a phase II randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, multicenter trial. Int J Stroke. 2014;9(4):519‐24.
  • Goyal M, Donnan GA, Davis SM, Jovin TG; HERMES collaborators. Endovascular thrombectomy after large-vessel ischaemic stroke: a meta-analysis of individual patient data from five randomised trials. Lancet. 2016 Apr 23;387(10029):1723-31.
  • Saver JL, Smith EE, Fonarow GC, et al. The “golden hour” and acute brain ischemia: presenting features and lytic therapy in >30,000 patients arriving within 60 minutes of stroke onset. Stroke 2010 Jul;41(7):1431-9.
  • Cadilhac DA, Kilkenny MF, Longworth M, Pollack MR, Levi CR; Metropolitan Clinical Taskforce and Stroke Services New South Wales Coordinating Committee. Metropolitan-rural divide for stroke outcomes: do stroke units make a difference?Intern Med J. 2011;41(4):321‐6.
  • Bishop, L., Gardiner, F.W. and Sharma, P. (2019). Time metrics for stroke aeromedical retrievals by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS): 2014–2018. Canberra: Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia.
  • Gardiner FW, Coleman M, Teoh N, et al. Aeromedical retrievals of people for mental health care and the low level of clinical support in rural and remote Australia. Med J Aust. 2019;211(8): 351-356.
  • https://www.ambulance.vic.gov.au/about-us/our-services/
  • Walter S, Zhao H, Easton D, Bil C, Sauer J, Liu Y, et al. Air-Mobile Stroke Unit for access to stroke treatment in rural regions. Int J Stroke. 2018;13(6):568-75.
  • Bishop, L., Gardiner, F.W., Sharma, P. and Quinlan, F. (2020). Results of the Royal Flying Doctor Service national stroke survey. Canberra: Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia
  • Walter S, Kostopoulos P, Haass A, et al. Diagnosis and treatment of patients with stroke in a mobile stroke unit versus in hospital: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Neurol. 2012 May;11(5):397-404.
  • Fassbender K, Grotta JC, Walter S, Grunwald IQ, Ragoschke-Schumm A, Saver JL. Mobile stroke units for prehospital thrombolysis, triage, and beyond: benefits and challenges. The Lancet Neurology. 2017;16(3):227-37.
  • Ebinger M, Harmel P, Nolte CH, Grittner U, Siegerink B, Audebert HJ. Berlin prehospital or usual delivery of acute stroke care – Study protocol. Int J Stroke. 2017 Aug;12(6):653-658.
  • Parker SA, Bowry R, Wu TC, et al. Establishing the first mobile stroke unit in the United States. Stroke. 2015;46(5):1384‐
  • Bowry R, Parker S, Rajan SS, et al. Benefits of stroke treatment using a Mobile Stroke Unit compared with standard management: The BEST-MSU Study Run-In Phase. Stroke. 2015 May;46(5):1384-91
  • Shuaib A, Jeerakathil T; Alberta Mobile Stroke Unit Investigators. The mobile stroke unit and management of acute stroke in rural settings. CMAJ 2018 Jul 16;190(28):E855-E858
  • Donnan GA, Davis SM, Parsons MW, Ma H, Dewey HM, Howells DW. How to make better use of thrombolytic therapy in acute ischemic stroke. Nat Rev Neurol. 2011;7(7):400‐9
  • Mobashsher AT, Abbosh AM. On-site Rapid Diagnosis of Intracranial Hematoma using Portable Multi-slice Microwave Imaging System. Nature: Scientific Reports. 2016;6:37620.
  • Alexandrov A, Dusenbury W, Fink M. New Mobile Stroke Unit Programs Aim to Improve Outcomes. ED Manag. 2017;29(1):1‐6
  • Hollander JE, Carr BG. Virtually Perfect? Telemedicine for Covid-19. N Engl J Med. 2020;382(18):1679-1681
  • Bladin CF, Kim J, Bagot KL, et al. Improving acute stroke care in regional hospitals: clinical evaluation of the Victorian Stroke Telemedicine program. Med J Aust. 2020;212(8):371‐377
  • https://strokefoundation.org.au/what-we-do/research/no-postcode-untouched
  • Bivard A, Churilov L. and Parsons M. Artificial Intelligence for decision support in stroke: current role and future potential. Nature Reviews Neurology. 16,575-585(2020)
  • Thrift AG, Cadilhac DA, Eades S. Excess risk of stroke in Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations. Stroke. 2011;42(6):1501‐2
  • Katzenellenbogen JM, Vos T, Somerford P, Begg S, Semmens JB, Codde JP. Burden of stroke in indigenous Western Australians: a study using data linkage. Stroke. 2011;42(6):1515‐21
  • Gardiner FW, Johns H, Bishop L, Churilov L. Royal Flying Doctor Service COVID-19 activity and surge modelling in Australia. Air Med J. Sep-Oct 2020;39(5):404-409.
  • Mackay M, Churilov  L, Moon A, McKenzie I, Donnan G,  Monagle  P, Li Q, Babl F.  Identification of barriers and enablers to rapid diagnosis along the paediatric stroke chain of recovery using Value-Focused Process Engineering. Health Systems 2019, 1-16.
  • https://ulurustatement.org/the-statement
  • Eliakundu, A; Cadilhac, D; Kim, J; Andrew, N; Bladin, C; Grimley, R; Dewey, H; Donnan, GA; Hill, K; Levi, CR; Middleton, S: Anderson, C; Lannin, N; Kilkenny, M; behalf of the AuSCR consortium partners and Stroke123 investigators. Factors associated with arrival by ambulance for patients with stroke: a multicentre, national data linkage study. In press
  • Zhao Y, Condon J, Lawton P, He V, Cadilhac DA. Lifetime direct costs of stroke for indigenous patients adjusted for comorbidities. Neurology. 2016;87(5):458‐65
  • Zhao Y, Guthridge S, Falhammar H, Flavell H, Cadilhac DA. Cost-effectiveness of stroke care in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients: an observational cohort study in the Northern Territory of Australia. BMJ Open. 2017 Oct 5;7(10):e015033.
  • Kilkenny M, Churilov L, Cadilhac DA. Risk-adjusted hospital mortality rates for stroke: evidence from the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry (AuSCR). Med J Aust. 2017;207(7):315‐316