Childhood 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...

Kids have strokes, too?

By Ratika Srivastava. I am a pediatric stroke fellow at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, Canada. Whenever I tell people what I do, they invariably say, “OH! I didn’t know kids have strokes. That’s so sad.” And it is sad – but it is not without hope....