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The Predictive role of modified clinical diffusion mismatch in early neurological deterioration due to atherothrombotic ischemia in the anterior circulation.

A Japanese study on the relevance of ASPECTS scoring system and neurological impairment scales for predicting outcome was published on Acta Neurochir (Wien).

The journla is minor but the topic always convinced me.


The Mihara Award candidates submission deadlines is getting close, on January 2011 the declaration ceremony. That’s one of the most prestigious stroke related prizes the last european awarded was Werner Hacke in 2008.¬†Application may be submitted by head of departments without conflict of interests.


The Mihara Cerebrovascular Disorder Research Promotion Fund, Charitable Trust, was established in 1981 by the will of late Hiroshi Mihara, MD, in an urgent need for establishing and promoting basic and clinical studies of cerebrovascular disorders in Japan The Mihara Award provides research grants to researchers at home and abroad, engaged in their own respective research fields relating to cerebrovascular disorders in an anticipation of further progress in medical sciences and human welfare.