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BMJ Open
    September 2021
  1. STRAIN WD, Elyas S, Wedge N, Mounce L, et al
    Evaluation of microalbuminuria as a prognostic indicator after a TIA or minor stroke in an outpatient setting: the prognostic role of microalbuminuria in TIA evolution (ProMOTE) study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043253.
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  2. LIU Z, Huang J, Xu Y, Wu J, et al
    Cost-effectiveness of speech and language therapy plus scalp acupuncture versus speech and language therapy alone for community-based patients with Broca's aphasia after stroke: a post hoc analysis of data from a randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e046609.
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  3. JOHNSON JA, Haq KT, Lutz KJ, Peters KK, et al
    Electrophysiological ventricular substrate of stroke: a prospective cohort study in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e048542.
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  4. FOLEY L, Larkin J, Lombard-Vance R, Murphy AW, et al
    Prevalence and predictors of medication non-adherence among people living with multimorbidity: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e044987.
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    August 2021
  5. GUANG Y, He W, Ning B, Zhang H, et al
    Deep learning-based carotid plaque vulnerability classification with multicentre contrast-enhanced ultrasound video: a comparative diagnostic study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e047528.
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  6. LI G, Li T, Chen Y, Guo X, et al
    Associations between aortic regurgitation severity and risk of incident myocardial infarction and stroke among patients with degenerative aortic valve disease: insights from a large Chinese population-based cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e046824.
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  7. KARAKUS A, Girerd N, Sanchez JC, Sabben C, et al
    Identifying patients with cerebral infarction within the time window compatible with reperfusion therapy, diagnostic performance of glutathione S-transferase-pi (GST-pi) and peroxiredoxin 1 (PRDX1): exploratory prospective multicentre study FLAG-1 pro
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e046167.
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  8. BHATTACHARJEE S, Yaghmaei N, Phuong CTL, Neupane D, et al
    Factors influencing the readiness to tackle the burden of ischaemic heart disease in India: a systematic review protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e047464.
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  9. ZHANG Y, Gu S, Wang C, Liu D, et al
    Association between fasting blood glucose levels and stroke events: a large-scale community-based cohort study from China.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e050234.
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  10. NORTHCOTT S, Thomas S, James K, Simpson A, et al
    Solution Focused Brief Therapy in Post-Stroke Aphasia (SOFIA): feasibility and acceptability results of a feasibility randomised wait-list controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e050308.
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  11. SELVARAJ S, Arora T, Casameni Montiel T, Grey I, et al
    Early screening for post-stroke depression, and the effect on functional outcomes, quality of life and mortality: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e050451.
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  12. SLENDERS J, Van den Berg-Vos R, Visser-Meily J, van Heugten C, et al
    Screening and follow-up care for cognitive and emotional problems after transient ischaemic attack and ischaemic stroke: a national, cross-sectional, online survey among neurologists in the Netherlands.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e046316.
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  13. ROBBA C, Citerio G, Taccone FS, Galimberti S, et al
    Multicentre observational study on practice of ventilation in brain injured patients: the VENTIBRAIN study protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e047100.
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  14. LIN J, Wu B, Lin L, Ding Y, et al
    Effect of aspirin in takotsubo syndrome: protocol of a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e046727.
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  15. DE CELIS-RUIZ E, Fuentes B, Moniche F, Montaner J, et al
    Allogeneic adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells in ischaemic stroke (AMASCIS-02): a phase IIb, multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e051790.
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  16. NORDANSTIG A, Curtze S, Gensicke H, Zinkstok SM, et al
    EndoVAscular treatment and ThRombolysis for Ischemic Stroke Patients (EVA-TRISP) registry: basis and methodology of a pan-European prospective ischaemic stroke revascularisation treatment registry.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e042211.
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  17. LIPSON-SMITH R, Pflaumer L, Elf M, Blaschke SM, et al
    Built environments for inpatient stroke rehabilitation services and care: a systematic literature review.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e050247.
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    July 2021
  18. ACKAH M, Yeboah CO, Ameyaw L
    Risk factors for 30-day in-hospital mortality for in-patient with stroke in sub-Saharan Africa: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e049927.
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  19. LI KC, Tian M, Neal B, Huang L, et al
    Protocol for the economic evaluation of the China Salt Substitute and Stroke Study (SSaSS).
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e045929.
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  20. ABOU-ARAB O, Huette P, Haye G, Guilbart M, et al
    Effect of the oXiris membrane on microcirculation after cardiac surgery under cardiopulmonary bypass: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (OXICARD Study).
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e044424.
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  21. YU Q, Wu Y, Jin Q, Chen Y, et al
    Development and internal validation of a multivariable prediction model for 6-year risk of stroke: a cohort study in middle-aged and elderly Chinese population.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e048734.
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  22. XU T, Wang Y, Yuan J, Chen Y, et al
    Contrast extravasation and outcome of endovascular therapy in acute ischaemic stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e044917.
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  23. LANNIN NA, Clemson L, Drummond A, Stanley M, et al
    Effect of occupational therapy home visit discharge planning on participation after stroke: protocol for the HOME Rehab trial.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e044573.
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  24. JIMENEZ-RUIZ A, Vargas-Gonzalez JC, Fridman S, Sposato LA, et al
    Phenotypes of atrial fibrillation diagnosed before-versus-after ischaemic stroke and TIA: study protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e044288.
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    June 2021
  25. SCHAFER SK, Fleischmann R, von Sarnowski B, Blasing D, et al
    Relationship between trajectories of post-stroke disability and self-rated health (NeuroAdapt): protocol for a prospective observational study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e049944.
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  26. LI X, Yang R, Yang W, Xu H, et al
    Association of low birth weight with cardiometabolic diseases in Swedish twins: a population-based cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e048030.
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  27. KAPRAL MK, Kurdyak P, Casaubon LK, Fang J, et al
    Stroke care and case fatality in people with and without schizophrenia: a retrospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e044766.
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    May 2021
  28. LUNDE ED, Joensen AM, Fonager K, Lundbye-Christensen S, et al
    Socioeconomic inequality in oral anticoagulation therapy initiation in patients with atrial fibrillation with high risk of stroke: a register-based observational study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e048839.
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  29. WU C, Huo X, Liu J, Zhang L, et al
    Development and validation of a risk prediction model for in-hospital major cardiovascular events in patients hospitalised for acute myocardial infarction.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e042506.
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  30. ZHANG X, Wang A, Zhang JY, Jia B, et al
    Efficacy and safety of butylphthalide for patients who had acute ischaemic stroke receiving intravenous thrombolysis or endovascular treatment (BAST trial): study protocol for a randomised placebo-controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e045559.
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  31. WANG Y, Liu Y, Liu R, Zhao J, et al
    Cluster-randomised controlled trial of Stroke 1-2-0 education programme to reduce stroke prehospital delay in China: a study protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e048064.
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  32. FERNANDEZ-GARCIA C, Ternent L, Homer TM, Rodgers H, et al
    Economic evaluation of robot-assisted training versus an enhanced upper limb therapy programme or usual care for patients with moderate or severe upper limb functional limitation due to stroke: results from the RATULS randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e042081.
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  33. SVEDMAN S, Alkner B, Berg HE, Domeij-Arverud E, et al
    STOP leg clots-Swedish multicentre trial of outpatient prevention of leg clots: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial on the efficacy of intermittent pneumatic compression on venous thromboembolism in lower leg immobilised patients.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e044103.
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  34. JING C, Li K, Li Z, Sun Y, et al
    Tai Chi postural training for dyskinesia rehabilitation: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial in convalescent ischaemic stroke patients.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e046003.
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  35. SOMBOONSIN P, Canudas-Romo V
    Mortality attributable to fine particulate matter in Asia, 2000-2015: a cross-sectional cause-of-death analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043605.
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  36. NICOLO JP, Chen Z, Moffat B, Wright DK, et al
    Study protocol for a phase II randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of perampanel as an antiepileptogenic treatment following acute stroke.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043488.
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  37. WEN L, Huang B, Tu R, Wan K, et al
    Effectiveness and safety of glibenclamide for stroke: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043585.
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  38. KRITTAYAPHONG R, Phrommintikul A, Winijkul A, Methavigul K, et al
    Influence of gender on the clinical outcomes of Asian non-valvular atrial fibrillation patients: insights from the prospective multicentre COOL-AF registry.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043862.
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  39. PARRY-SMITH W, Sumilo D, Subramanian A, Gokhale K, et al
    Postpartum haemorrhage and risk of long-term hypertension and cardiovascular disease: an English population-based longitudinal study using linked primary and secondary care databases.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e041566.
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  40. D'SOUZA S, Godecke E, Ciccone N, Hersh D, et al
    Hospital staff, volunteers' and patients' perceptions of barriers and facilitators to communication following stroke in an acute and a rehabilitation private hospital ward: a qualitative description study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043897.
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  41. TAKASHI N, McCarthy MJ, Suzuki R, Ogahara K, et al
    Association of patient quality of life with the degree of agreement in the perceptions of patient disability within the stroke patient-rehabilitation therapist dyad: a cross-sectional study in postdischarge rehabilitation setting.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043824.
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  42. BAI X, Zhang X, Yang W, Wang T, et al
    Safety and efficacy of transcarotid artery revascularisation versus carotid endarterectomy: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043039.
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  43. ABZHANDADZE T, Lundstrom E, Buvarp D, Eriksson M, et al
    Development of a short-form Swedish version of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (s-MoCA-SWE): protocol for a cross-sectional study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e049035.
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    April 2021
  44. GUO Y, Chan KST, Chan CH, Chang Q, et al
    Combined effects of individual and neighbourhood socioeconomic status on older adults' mortality: a retrospective follow-up study in Hong Kong.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043192.
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  45. LIN BL, Mei YX, Wang WN, Wang SS, et al
    Unmet care needs of community-dwelling stroke survivors: a systematic review of quantitative studies.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e045560.
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  46. POWELL EM, Douglas IJ, Gungabissoon U, Smeeth L, et al
    Real-world effects of medications for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: protocol for a UK population-based non-interventional cohort study with validation against randomised trial results.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e042947.
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  47. LEE SM, Oh CM, Kim MH, Ha E, et al
    Current smoking status as a predictor of cerebral infarction in men: a retrospective cohort study in South Korea.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e042317.
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  48. LO SHS, Chau JPC, Choi KC, Yeung J, et al
    Feasibility of a ballet-inspired low-impact at-home workout programme for adults with stroke: a mixed-methods exploratory study protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e045064.
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  49. RYOU IS, Chang J, Son JS, Ko A, et al
    Association between CVDs and initiation and adherence to statin treatment in patients with newly diagnosed hypercholesterolaemia: a retrospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e045375.
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  50. LUNDQUIST CB, Pallesen H, Tjornhoj-Thomsen T, Brunner IC, et al
    Exploring physiotherapists' and occupational therapists' perceptions of the upper limb prediction algorithm PREP2 after stroke in a rehabilitation setting: a qualitative study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e038880.
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  51. LI H, Ye SS, Wu YL, Huang SM, et al
    Predicting mortality in acute ischaemic stroke treated with mechanical thrombectomy: analysis of a multicentre prospective registry.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043415.
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  52. DWYER M, Francis K, Peterson GM, Ford K, et al
    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. 2021;11:e040418.
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    March 2021
  53. JUSSIL H, Chaimani A, Carlberg B, Brunstrom M, et al
    Comparative efficacy and acceptability of different antihypertensive drug classes for cardiovascular disease prevention: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e044302.
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  54. SILVA PINTO S, Teixeira A, Henriques TS, Monteiro H, et al
    AF-React study: atrial fibrillation management strategies in clinical practice-retrospective longitudinal study from real-world data in Northern Portugal.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e040404.
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  55. HADWEN J, Kim W, Dewar B, Ramsay T, et al
    Association between insulin resistance and post-ischaemic stroke outcome in patients without diabetes: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e044771.
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  56. WILLERS C, Westerlind E, Borgstrom F, von Euler M, et al
    Health insurance utilisation after ischaemic stroke in Sweden: a retrospective cohort study in a system of universal healthcare and social insurance.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043826.
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  57. LI FE, Zhang FL, Zhang P, Liu D, et al
    Sex-based differences in and risk factors for metabolic syndrome in adults aged 40 years and above in Northeast China: Results from the cross-sectional China national stroke screening survey.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e038671.
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  58. ZHOU M, Guo J, Chen N, Ma M, et al
    Effects of Message Framing and Time Discounting on Health Communication for Optimum Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Prevention (EMT-OCSP): a protocol for a pragmatic, multicentre, observer-blinded, 12-month randomised controlled study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043450.
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  59. PIAYDA K, Hellhammer K, Nielsen-Kudsk JE, Schmidt B, et al
    Clinical outcomes of patients undergoing percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion in general anaesthesia or conscious sedation: data from the prospective global Amplatzer Amulet Occluder Observational Study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e040455.
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  60. KEARNS T, Diaz A, Whop LJ, Moore SP, et al
    Investigating inequities in cardiovascular care and outcomes for Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: protocol for a hospital-based retrospective cohort data linkage project.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043304.
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  61. RIOU-COMTE N, Zhu F, Cherifi A, Richard S, et al
    Direct transfer to angiosuite for patients with severe acute stroke treated with thrombectomy: the multicentre randomised controlled DIRECT ANGIO trial protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e040522.
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  62. CHEN M, Wang Q, Sun J, Zhang PP, et al
    Double-blind, placebo-controlled randomised clinical trial to evaluate the effect of ASPIRIN discontinuation after left atrial appendage occlusion in atrial fibrillation: protocol of the ASPIRIN LAAO trial.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e044695.
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  63. KUNDETI SR, Vaidyanathan MK, Shivashankar B, Gorthi SP, et al
    Systematic review protocol to assess artificial intelligence diagnostic accuracy performance in detecting acute ischaemic stroke and large-vessel occlusions on CT and MR medical imaging.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043665.
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  64. LI T, Li G, Guo X, Li Z, et al
    Predictive value of echocardiographic left atrial size for incident stoke and stroke cause mortality: a population-based study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043595.
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  65. YASAKA M, Yamashita T, Akao M, Atarashi H, et al
    Background characteristics and anticoagulant usage patterns of elderly non-valvular atrial fibrillation patients in the ANAFIE registry: a prospective, multicentre, observational cohort study in Japan.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e044501.
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  66. MADOMBWE J, Dlungwane T
    Utilisation of follow-up rehabilitation services for stroke survivors: a scoping review protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043757.
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    February 2021
  67. VERBERNE DPJ, van Mastrigt GAPG, Ponds RWHM, van Heugten CM, et al
    Economic evaluation of nurse-led stroke aftercare addressing long-term psychosocial outcome: a comparison to care-as-usual.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e039201.
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  68. CAHILL LS, Carey LM, Mak-Yuen Y, McCluskey A, et al
    Factors influencing allied health professionals' implementation of upper limb sensory rehabilitation for stroke survivors: a qualitative study to inform knowledge translation.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e042879.
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  69. LI P, Chen J, Ke Z, Han J, et al
    Comparison of antiangina therapies in patients with coronary heart disease in China: study protocol for a multicentre, retrospective, hospital system-based study.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e036954.
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  70. BUNGE EM, van Hout B, Haas S, Spentzouris G, et al
    Critical appraisal and issues regarding generalisability of comparative effectiveness studies of NOACs in atrial fibrillation and their relation to clinical trial data: a systematic review.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e042024.
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    January 2021
  71. LUAN S, Yang Y, Huang Y, McDowell M, et al
    Public knowledge of stroke and heart attack symptoms in China: a cross-sectional survey.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043220.
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  72. ZHANG X, Cao D, Liu J, Zhang Q, et al
    Effectiveness and safety of brain-computer interface technology in the treatment of poststroke motor disorders: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e042383.
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  73. JIMENEZ-RUIZ A, Fridman S, Sposato LA
    Study protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of comorbidities and stroke characteristics associated with troponin elevation after acute stroke.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043613.
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  74. CLARKE D, Gombert-Waldron K, Honey S, Cloud G, et al
    Co-designing organisational improvements and interventions to increase inpatient activity in four stroke units in England: a mixed-methods process evaluation using normalisation process theory.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e042723.
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  75. FISHER RJ, Byrne A, Chouliara N, Lewis S, et al
    Effect of stroke early supported discharge on length of hospital stay: analysis from a national stroke registry.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043480.
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  76. BERRIGAN P, Hodge J, Kirton A, Moretti ME, et al
    Protocol for a cost-utility analysis of neurostimulation and intensive camp-based therapy for children with perinatal stroke and hemiparesis based on a multicentre clinical trial.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e041444.
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  77. PATCHWOOD E, Woodward-Nutt K, Rhodes SA, Batistatou E, et al
    Organising Support for Carers of Stroke Survivors (OSCARSS): a cluster randomised controlled trial with economic evaluation.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e038777.
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  78. DARLEY S, Knowles S, Woodward-Nutt K, Mitchell C, et al
    Challenges implementing a carer support intervention within a national stroke organisation: findings from the process evaluation of the OSCARSS trial.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e038129.
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  79. TSOU C, Robinson S, Boyd J, Kamath S, et al
    Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of TeleStroke consultations to support the care of patients who had a stroke presenting to regional emergency departments in Western Australia: an economic evaluation case study protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043836.
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  80. LIM BL, Lee WF, Ng WM, Tay WL, et al
    Benefits and safety of transdermal glyceryl trinitrate in acute stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials (protocol).
    BMJ Open. 2021;11:e043591.
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    December 2020
  81. KEFALE B, Ewunetei A, Molla M, Tegegne GT, et al
    Clinical pattern and predictors of stroke treatment outcome among hospitalised patients who had a stroke at Felege Hiwot comprehensive specialised hospital, northwest Ethiopia: a retrospective cross-sectional study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e040238.
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  82. ERKELENS DC, Zwart DL, van der Meer GH, Wouters LT, et al
    Is the time of calling helpful for differentiating transient ischaemic attack and stroke from mimics in primary care out-of-hours services? A cross-sectional study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e041408.
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  83. HENZE L, Walter U, Murua Escobar H, Junghanss C, et al
    Towards biomarkers for outcomes after pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and ischaemic stroke, with focus on (co)-morbidity and ageing/cellular senescence (SASKit): protocol for a prospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e039560.
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  84. OGUNLADE AO, Williams SK, Joseph J, Onakomaiya DO, et al
    Prevalence and correlates of depression among black and Latino stroke survivors with uncontrolled hypertension: a cross-sectional study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e040461.
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  85. CHANG FH, Chiu V, Ni P, Lin YN, et al
    Enhancing community participation for stroke survivors with cognitive impairment: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial in Taiwan.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e040241.
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  86. LAM AS, Yan BP, Lee VW
    Trends of prescribing adherence of antiplatelet agents in Hong Kong patients with acute coronary syndrome: a 10-year retrospective observational cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e042229.
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    November 2020
  87. MEAD G, Dennis M
    Feasibility of reporting results of large randomised controlled trials to participants: experience from the Fluoxetine Or Control Under Supervision (FOCUS) trial.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e040492.
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  88. BAI X, Zhang X, Li L, Wang T, et al
    Endovascular treatment versus standard medical treatment for acute basilar artery occlusion: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e040415.
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  89. ALME KN, Knapskog AB, Naess H, Naik M, et al
    Is long-bout sedentary behaviour associated with long-term glucose levels 3 months after acute ischaemic stroke? A prospective observational cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e037475.
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  90. LIU R, Liu X, Yang P, Du X, et al
    Influenza-associated cardiovascular mortality in older adults in Beijing, China: a population-based time-series study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e042487.
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  91. BESSA NPOS, Lima Filho BF, Medeiros CSP, Ribeiro TS, et al
    Effects of exergames training on postural balance in patients who had a chronic stroke: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e038593.
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  92. KABUTOYA T, Imai Y, Ishikawa S, Kario K, et al
    Association between P wave polarity in atrial premature complexes and cardiovascular events in a community-dwelling population.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e033553.
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    October 2020
  93. VAN NIEKERK SM, Inglis-Jassiem G, Kamalakannan S, Fernandes S, et al
    Achieving universal health coverage for people with stroke in South Africa: protocol for a scoping review.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e041221.
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  94. YANG Y, Man X, Nicholas S, Li S, et al
    Utilisation of health services among urban patients who had an ischaemic stroke with different health insurance - a cross-sectional study in China.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e040437.
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  95. BALABANSKI AH, Goldsmith K, Giarola B, Buxton D, et al
    Stroke incidence and subtypes in Aboriginal people in remote Australia: a healthcare network population-based study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e039533.
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    September 2020
  96. ZHOU M, Chan EW, Hai JJ, Wong CK, et al
    Protocol, rationale and design of DAbigatran for Stroke PreVention In Atrial Fibrillation in MoDerate or Severe Mitral Stenosis (DAVID-MS): a randomised, open-label study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e038194.
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  97. WANG J, Chen Y, Zhang Y, Li M, et al
    Rehabilitation nursing for motor functional recovery of acute ischaemic stroke: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e037391.
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  98. MAGNUSSON P, Lyren A, Mattsson G
    Diagnostic yield of chest and thumb ECG after cryptogenic stroke, Transient ECG Assessment in Stroke Evaluation (TEASE): an observational trial.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e037573.
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  99. BERNARDO-CASTRO S, Donato H, Ferreira L, Sargento-Freitas J, et al
    Permeability of the blood-brain barrier through the phases of ischaemic stroke and relation with clinical outcome: protocol for a systematic review.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e039280.
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  100. NI W, Kunz W, Goyal M, Ng YL, et al
    Lifetime quality of life and cost consequences of delays in endovascular treatment for acute ischaemic stroke: a cost-effectiveness analysis from a Singapore healthcare perspective.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e036517.
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  101. GU T, Chu Q, Yu Z, Fa B, et al
    History of coronary heart disease increased the mortality rate of patients with COVID-19: a nested case-control study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e038976.
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  102. WANG YX, Wei WB, Xu L, Jonas JB, et al
    Prevalence, risk factors and associated ocular diseases of cerebral stroke: the population-based Beijing Eye Study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e024646.
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  103. SUNDBOLL J, Szepligeti SK, Adelborg K, Szentkuti P, et al
    Constipation and risk of cardiovascular diseases: a Danish population-based matched cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2020;10:e037080.
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    August 2020
  104. CHU G, Seelig J, Trinks-Roerdink EM, van Alem AP, et al
    Design and rationale of DUTCH-AF: a prospective nationwide registry programme and observational study on long-term oral antithrombotic treatment in patients with atrial fibrillation.
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    Development and validation of the Swedish national stroke register Riksstroke's questionnaires in patients at 3 and 12 months after stroke: a qualitative study.
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    Dementia prevalence in a population at high vascular risk: the Trinidad national survey of ageing and cognition.
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  216. MCALISTER FA, Wiebe N, Hemmelgarn BR
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    April 2017
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    March 2017
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    February 2017
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    January 2017
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    November 2016
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    February 2016
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