Arterial Ischemic Stroke

COVID-19 and Pediatric Stroke: What is the Connection?

By Lauren A. Beslow. In May 2020, the New England Journal of Medicine reported a series of 5 young adult patients who presented to the same hospital in a two-week period with larger artery strokes as a presenting feature of COVID-19. This high profile NEJM...

Teamwork in Pediatric Stroke

By Jenny Wilson and Peter Sporns. Many pediatric hospitals have developed systems to respond to an acute pediatric stroke. These systems involve collaboration between physicians, nurses, and other experts hospital-wide from a diverse set of backgrounds and training,...

Pediatric Stroke Awareness and Code Stroke Protocols

By Lori Jordan.May is pediatric stroke awareness month. Recognizing a stroke in a child can be difficult. I have been reflecting on how important it is for all healthcare providers and families in our communities to know that strokes occur in children.  We recently...

COVID-19 and pediatric stroke—is there a connection?

By Heather Fullerton.One of our earliest pediatric mechanical thrombectomy cases at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital was during the 2003 SARS global outbreak.  Some of you may remember how children suffered more severe respiratory illnesses with that other...

Seizures in Pediatric Stroke (SIPS)

| Closed | Observational | Multi-site | PERF | Christine Fox| SIPS II is an international multi-center PERF funded study that proposed to enroll 300 neonatal and pediatric stroke cases. Imaging, EEGs, medical chart abstraction and epilepsy longitudinal outcome data...

Rehabilitation Early for Congenital Hemiplegia

|Enrolling |Clinical Trial | Multi-Site |Professor Roslyn Boyd | The REACH multisite assessor masked randomized Comparison trial directly compares an equal dose of infant modified Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (Baby CIMT) with infant modified Bimanual upper limb...

Risk Factors Associated With Stroke in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Fontan

| Enrolling |Observational |Single Site | Jay Duncan | Keyword(s): Arterial ischemic stroke, single ventricle, Fontan, congenital heart disease Contact information: Fernando Acosta,   Jo Tilley, . Marcela...

Rehabilitation Early for Congenital Hemiplegia

|Enrolling |Clinical Trial | Multi-Site |Professor Roslyn Boyd | The REACH multisite assessor masked randomized Comparison trial directly compares an equal dose of infant modified Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (Baby CIMT) with infant modified Bimanual upper limb...