Shannon Aymes, MD

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New S<sub>2</sub>TOP-BLEED Score Estimates Bleeding Risk in Ischemic Stroke

New S2TOP-BLEED Score Estimates Bleeding Risk in Ischemic Stroke

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The S2TOP-BLEED score which estimates the 3-year risk of major bleeding in patients with a history of ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack treated with antiplatelet agents.

Risk Factors for Major Bleeding After Stroke With Antiplatelet Therapy

Risk Factors for Major Bleeding After Stroke With Antiplatelet Therapy

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A 3-year major bleeding risk can be determined by using the S2TOP-BLEED score in patients with ischemic stroke using antiplatelet agents.

Stroke Risk Increased With Cirrhosis

Stroke Risk Increased With Cirrhosis

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Cirrhosis diagnosis is tied to an increased risk for hemorrhagic stroke.

Black-White Stroke Mortality Disparity Tied to Differences in Stroke Incidence

Black-White Stroke Mortality Disparity Tied to Differences in Stroke Incidence

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Differences in incidence as opposed to case fatality is the main contributing factor to racial disparities in stroke mortality.

Severely Obese Patients Undergoing CABG at Risk for Early Complications and Longer Hospital Stays

Severely Obese Patients Undergoing CABG at Risk for Early Complications and Longer Hospital Stays

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Patients who were categorized as class II and III obesity had higher risks of overall early postoperative complications than patients with normal BMIs.

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