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Brian Silver MD, FRCPC, FAHA, FAAN, FANA

TitleChair and Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
DepartmentNeurology
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
Phone508-334-5989
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DepartmentNeurology


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    McGill University, Montreal, QC, CanadaBSScience
    McGill University, Montreal, QC, CanadaMD

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    Clinical and research focus in vascular neurology, stroke prevention, acute stroke treatment, and neurorestoration.




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    1. Mikati AG, Mandelbaum M, Sapnar S, Puri AS, Silver B, Goddeau RP, Haussen DC, Moonis M, Jun-O'Connell AH, Henninger N. Impact of Leukoaraiosis Severity on the Association of Time to Successful Reperfusion with 90-Day Functional Outcome After Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke. Transl Stroke Res. 2019 Apr 12. PMID: 30980282.
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    2. Khan M, Heiser H, Bernicchi N, Packard L, Parker JL, Edwardson MA, Silver B, Elisevich KV, Henninger N. Leukoaraiosis Predicts Short-term Cognitive But not Motor Recovery in Ischemic Stroke Patients During Rehabilitation. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2019 Mar 30. PMID: 30940427.
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    3. Khan M, Silver B. Editorial: Stroke in Elderly: Current Status and Future Directions. Front Neurol. 2019; 10:177. PMID: 30881338.
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    4. Mossavar-Rahmani Y, Kamensky V, Manson JE, Silver B, Rapp SR, Haring B, Beresford SAA, Snetselaar L, Wassertheil-Smoller S. Artificially Sweetened Beverages and Stroke, Coronary Heart Disease, and All-Cause Mortality in the Women's Health Initiative. Stroke. 2019 Mar; 50(3):555-562. PMID: 30802187.
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    5. Azarpazhooh MR, Mandzia JL, Thrift AG, Sposato LA, Morovatdar N, Amiri A, Kapral MK, Yassi N, Bahit C, Kaul S, Alladi S, Nilanont Y, Coppola M, Nucera A, Silver B, Werring D, Simister R, Swartz RH, Owolabi MO, Ovbiagele B, Hachinski V. Age, sex, and setting in the etiology of stroke study (ASSESS): Study design and protocol. J Neurol Sci. 2019 Feb 14; 399:209-213. PMID: 30851659.
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    6. Miller MM, Lowe J, Khan M, Azeem MU, Muehlschlegel S, Jun-O'Connell AH, Goddeau RP, Moonis M, Gritters D, Silver B, Henninger N. Clinical and Radiological Characteristics of Vitamin K Versus Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulation-Related Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2019 Jan 28. PMID: 30690686.
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    7. Nagy M, Azeem MU, Soliman Y, Nawab SA, Jun-O'Connell AH, Goddeau RP, Moonis M, Silver B, Henninger N. Pre-existing White Matter Hyperintensity Lesion Burden and Diagnostic Certainty of Transient Ischemic Attack. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2019 Jan 07. PMID: 30630754.
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    8. Silver B, Arnold M. Implications of the WAKE-UP Trial. Stroke. 2018 Dec; 49(12):3115-3117. PMID: 30571437.
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    9. Li Y, Fitzgibbons TP, McManus DD, Goddeau RP, Silver B, Henninger N. Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction and Clinically Defined Heart Failure to Predict 90-Day Functional Outcome After Ischemic Stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018 Nov 02. PMID: 30396839.
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    10. Yaghi S, Chang AD, Cutting S, Jayaraman M, McTaggart RA, Ricci BA, Dakay K, Narwal P, Grory BM, Burton T, Reznik M, Silver B, Gupta A, Song C, Mehanna E, Siket M, Lerario MP, Saccetti DC, Merkler AE, Kamel H, Elkind MSV, Furie K. Troponin Improves the Yield of Transthoracic Echocardiography in Ischemic Stroke Patients of Determined Stroke Subtype. Stroke. 2018 Nov; 49(11):2777-2779. PMID: 30355193.
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    11. Jacobson LT, Hade EM, Collins TC, Margolis KL, Waring ME, Van Horn LV, Silver B, Sattari M, Bird CE, Kimminau K, Wambach K, Stefanick ML. Breastfeeding History and Risk of Stroke Among Parous Postmenopausal Women in the Women's Health Initiative. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Sep 04; 7(17):e008739. PMID: 30371157.
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    12. Fehnel CR, Trepman A, Steele D, Khan MA, Silver B, Mitchell SL. Survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest among cerebrovascular disease patients. J Clin Neurosci. 2018 May 19. PMID: 29789199.
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    13. Khan M, Baird GL, Price T, Tubergen T, Kaskar O, De Jesus M, Zachariah J, Oostema A, Scurek R, Coleman RR, Sherman W, Hingtgen C, Abdelhak T, Smith B, Silver B. Stroke code simulation benefits advanced practice providers similar to neurology residents. Neurol Clin Pract. 2018 Apr; 8(2):116-119. PMID: 29708218.
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    14. Behrouz R, Masjuán-Vallejo J, Vera R, Willey JZ, Zedet M, Moulin S, Cordonnier C, Klijn CJM, Kanselaar K, Dirks M, Silver B, Khan M, Azarpazhooh MR, Godoy DA, Roffe C, Paley L, Bray BD, Smith CJ, Di Napoli M. Outcomes of Nonagenarians with Acute Ischemic Stroke Treated with Intravenous Thrombolytics. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018 Jan; 27(1):246-256. PMID: 28935502.
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    15. Dakay K, Silver B. Blood Pressure and Prevention of Stroke. Semin Neurol. 2017 Jun; 37(3):274-285. PMID: 28759909.
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    16. Fehnel CR, Glerum KM, Wendell LC, Potter NS, Silver B, Khan M, Saad A, Yaghi S, Jones RN, Furie K, Thompson BB. Safety and Costs of Stroke Unit Admission for Select Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage Patients. Neurohospitalist. 2018 Jan; 8(1):12-17. PMID: 29276557.
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    17. Di Napoli M, Behrouz R, Topel CH, Misra V, Pomero F, Giraudo A, Pennati P, Masotti L, Schreuder FHBM, Staals J, Klijn CJM, Smith CJ, Parry-Jones AR, Slevin MA, Silver B, Willey JZ, Azarpazhooh MR, Vallejo JM, Nzwalo H, Popa-Wagner A, Godoy DA. Hypoalbuminemia, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, and functional outcome in intracerebral hemorrhage. J Crit Care. 2017 10; 41:247-253. PMID: 28599198.
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    18. McGillivray CG, Silver B. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Concurrent Review: Does It Improve Stroke Measure Results? Qual Manag Health Care. 2017 Apr/Jun; 26(2):97-102. PMID: 28375956.
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    19. Khan M, Baird GL, Goddeau RP, Silver B, Henninger N. Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score Infarct Location Predicts Outcome Following M2 Occlusion. Front Neurol. 2017; 8:98. PMID: 28352248.
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    20. Silver B. Not All Middle Cerebral Artery M2 Segments Are the Same. JAMA Neurol. 2017 Feb 27. PMID: 28241167.
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    21. Sebasigari D, Merkler A, Guo Y, Gialdini G, Kummer B, Hemendinger M, Song C, Chu A, Cutting S, Silver B, Elkind MS, Kamel H, Furie KL, Yaghi S. Biomarkers of Atrial Cardiopathy and Atrial Fibrillation Detection on Mobile Outpatient Continuous Telemetry After Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2017 Feb 22. PMID: 28237125.
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    22. Behrouz R, Misra V, Godoy DA, Topel CH, Masotti L, Klijn CJ, Smith CJ, Parry-Jones AR, Slevin MA, Silver B, Willey JZ, Masjuán Vallejo J, Nzwalo H, Popa-Wagner A, Malek AR, Hafeez S, Di Napoli M. Clinical Course and Outcomes of Small Supratentorial Intracerebral Hematomas. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2017 Feb 03. PMID: 28169096.
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    23. Stone JA, Willey JZ, Keyrouz S, Butera J, McTaggart RA, Cutting S, Silver B, Thompson B, Furie KL, Yaghi S. Therapies for Hemorrhagic Transformation in Acute Ischemic Stroke. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2017 Jan; 19(1):1. PMID: 28130682.
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    24. Silver B, Behrouz R, Silliman S. Bacterial Endocarditis and Cerebrovascular Disease. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2016 Dec; 16(12):104. PMID: 27815693.
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    25. Najeeb F, Silver B, Khan M. Cessation of Smoking and Alcohol Addiction Following Thalamic Hemorrhage. Neurologist. 2016 Nov; 21(6):91-92. PMID: 27801766.
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    26. Di Cesare F, Mancuso J, Silver B, Loudon PT. Assessment of Cognitive and Neurologic Recovery in Ischemic Stroke Drug Trials: Results from a Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study. Innov Clin Neurosci. 2016 Sep-Oct; 13(9-10):32-43. PMID: 27974998.
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    27. Levin JH, Benavides J, Caddick C, Laurie K, Wilterdink J, Yaghi S, Silver B, Khan M. Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography As a Non-Invasive Tool for Diagnosis and Monitoring of Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome. R I Med J (2013). 2016 Sep 01; 99(9):38-41. PMID: 27579950.
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    28. Yaghi S, Pilot M, Song C, Blum CA, Yakhkind A, Silver B, Furie KL, Elkind MS, Sherzai D, Sherzai AZ. Ischemic Stroke Risk After Acute Coronary Syndrome. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Jul 13; 5(7). PMID: 27413043.
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    29. Saber H, Silver B, Santillan A, Azarpazhooh MR, Misra V, Behrouz R. Role of emergent chest radiography in evaluation of hyperacute stroke. Neurology. 2016 Aug 23; 87(8):782-5. PMID: 27412145.
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    30. Khan MA, Baird GL, Miller D, Patel A, Tsekhan S, Yaghi S, Puri A, Jayaraman M, Henninger N, Silver B. Endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke in nonagenarians compared with younger patients in a multicenter cohort. J Neurointerv Surg. 2016 Jul 11. PMID: 27402857.
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    31. Silver B. Virtual reality versus reality in post-stroke rehabilitation. Lancet Neurol. 2016 Sep; 15(10):996-7. PMID: 27365260.
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    32. Khan M, Baird GL, Elias R, Rodriguez-Srednicki J, Yaghi S, Yan S, Collins S, Thompson BB, Wendell LC, Potter NS, Fehnel C, Saad A, Silver B. Comparison of Intracerebral Hemorrhage Volume Calculation Methods and Their Impact on Scoring Tools. J Neuroimaging. 2017 Jan; 27(1):144-148. PMID: 27300754.
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    33. Yakhkind A, McTaggart RA, Jayaraman MV, Siket MS, Silver B, Yaghi S. Minor Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack: Research and Practice. Front Neurol. 2016; 7:86. PMID: 27375548; PMCID: PMC4901037.
    34. Montalvo M, Ali R, Silver B, Khan M. Long-term Arrhythmia Monitoring in Cryptogenic Stroke: Who, How, and for How Long? Open Cardiovasc Med J. 2016; 10:89-93. PMID: 27347225; PMCID: PMC4897003.
    35. Doberstein CA, Bouley A, Silver B, Morrison JF, Jayaraman MV. Ruptured aneurysms of the intradural artery of adamkiewicz: Angiographic features and treatment options. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2016 Jul; 146:152-5. PMID: 27259283.
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    36. Yaghi S, Rostanski SK, Boehme AK, Martin-Schild S, Samai A, Silver B, Blum CA, Jayaraman MV, Siket MS, Khan M, Furie KL, Elkind MS, Marshall RS, Willey JZ. Imaging Parameters and Recurrent Cerebrovascular Events in Patients With Minor Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack. JAMA Neurol. 2016 May 01; 73(5):572-8. PMID: 26998948; PMCID: PMC5022560.
    37. Silver B, Anderson CS. Review of the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial for Hypertension Management: How Low to Go for Patients With Stroke? Stroke. 2016 Jun; 47(6):1692-4. PMID: 27094994.
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    38. Silver B, Adeoye O. Management of patients with transient ischemic attack in the emergency department. Neurology. 2016 Apr 26; 86(17):1568-9. PMID: 27016520.
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    39. Jayaraman MV, Iqbal A, Silver B, Siket MS, Amedee C, McTaggart RA, Paolucci G, Rhodes J, Potvin J, Tucker M, Alexander-Scott N. Developing a statewide protocol to ensure patients with suspected emergent large vessel occlusion are directly triaged in the field to a comprehensive stroke center: how we did it. J Neurointerv Surg. 2017 Mar; 9(3):330-332. PMID: 26940315.
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    40. Zhang XC, Siket MS, Silver B. An Atypical Presentation of a Thalamic Stroke in a Young Adult with Ankylosing Spondylitis and an Atrial Septal Defect. R I Med J (2013). 2016 Feb 01; 99(2):42-4. PMID: 26827088.
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    41. Mijalski C, Dakay K, Miller-Patterson C, Saad A, Silver B, Khan M. Magnesium for Treatment of Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome: Case Series. Neurohospitalist. 2016 Jul; 6(3):111-3. PMID: 27366294; PMCID: PMC4906552.
    42. Silver B, Windecker S. Response to Letter Regarding Article, "Prognostications of Fibrillations". Stroke. 2015 Aug; 46(8):e191. PMID: 26138127.
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    43. Mijalski C, Silver B. TIA Management: Should TIA Patients be Admitted? Should TIA Patients Get Combination Antiplatelet Therapy? Neurohospitalist. 2015 Jul; 5(3):151-60. PMID: 26288673; PMCID: PMC4530421.
    44. Silver B, Behrouz R. Endovascular therapy for ischemic stroke. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jun 11; 372(24):2364-5. PMID: 26061847.
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    45. Siket MS, Silver B. The 10-second stroke: a case report. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015 Jun; 24(6):e133-4. PMID: 25920752.
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    46. Behrouz R, Mutgi SA, Silver B. Letter by Behrouz et Al regarding article, "Tenecteplase-tissue-type plasminogen activator evaluation for minor ischemic stroke with proven occlusion". Stroke. 2015 Jun; 46(6):e149. PMID: 25899241.
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    47. Madsen TE, Baird KA, Silver B, Gjelsvik A. Analysis of Gender Differences in Knowledge of Stroke Warning Signs. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015 Jul; 24(7):1540-7. PMID: 25899157.
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    48. Silver B, Windecker S. Prognostications of fibrillations. Stroke. 2015 May; 46(5):1155-7. PMID: 25851769.
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    49. Madsen TE, Choo EK, Seigel TA, Palms D, Silver B. Lack of gender disparities in emergency department triage of acute stroke patients. West J Emerg Med. 2015 Jan; 16(1):203-9. PMID: 25671042; PMCID: PMC4307718.
    50. Thompson BB, Wendell LC, Potter NS, Fehnel C, Wilterdink J, Silver B, Furie K. The use of transcranial Doppler ultrasound in confirming brain death in the setting of skull defects and extraventricular drains. Neurocrit Care. 2014 Dec; 21(3):534-8. PMID: 24718963.
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    51. Silver B. Cryptogenic stroke and atrial fibrillation. N Engl J Med. 2014 Sep 25; 371(13):1259. PMID: 25251622.
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    52. Seth A, Mossavar-Rahmani Y, Kamensky V, Silver B, Lakshminarayan K, Prentice R, Van Horn L, Wassertheil-Smoller S. Potassium intake and risk of stroke in women with hypertension and nonhypertension in the Women's Health Initiative. Stroke. 2014 Oct; 45(10):2874-80. PMID: 25190445; PMCID: PMC4175295.
    53. Silver B. Reply to authors. R I Med J (2013). 2014 Jul 01; 97(7):12. PMID: 25000173.
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    54. Choi B, Tsai D, McGillivray CG, Amedee C, Sarafin JA, Silver B. Hospital-directed feedback to Emergency Medical Services improves prehospital performance. Stroke. 2014 Jul; 45(7):2137-40. PMID: 24876080.
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    55. Silver B, Wulf Silver R. Stroke: posthospital management and recurrence prevention. FP Essent. 2014 May; 420:28-38. PMID: 24818557.
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    56. Silver B, Wulf Silver R. Stroke: subacute/inpatient management of acute ischemic stroke. FP Essent. 2014 May; 420:23-7. PMID: 24818556.
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    57. Silver B, Wulf Silver R. Stroke: diagnosis and management of acute ischemic stroke. FP Essent. 2014 May; 420:16-22. PMID: 24818555.
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    58. Silver B, Wulf Silver R. Stroke: transient ischemic attack. FP Essent. 2014 May; 420:11-5. PMID: 24818554.
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    59. Silver B. Advances in stroke over the past decade. R I Med J (2013). 2014 May 01; 97(5):27-30. PMID: 24791264.
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    60. Mansoor AH, Mujtaba MT, Silver B. Antiplatelet therapy to prevent recurrent stroke: Three good options. Cleve Clin J Med. 2013 Dec; 80(12):787-95. PMID: 24307163.
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    61. Phan TG, Demchuk A, Srikanth V, Silver B, Patel SC, Barber PA, Levine SR, Hill MD. Proof of concept study: relating infarct location to stroke disability in the NINDS rt-PA trial. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013; 35(6):560-5. PMID: 23838753.
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    62. Silver B. Spinocerebellar ataxia presenting in the eighth decade of life. Can J Neurol Sci. 2013 Jul; 40(4):614-5. PMID: 23946974.
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    63. Hefzy H, Neil E, Penstone P, Mahan M, Mitsias P, Silver B. The Addition of MRI to CT Based Stroke and TIA Evaluation Does Not Impact One year Outcomes. Open Neurol J. 2013; 7:17-22. PMID: 23894258; PMCID: PMC3722541.
    64. Silver B, Miller D, Jankowski M, Murshed N, Garcia P, Penstone P, Straub M, Logan SP, Sinha A, Morris DC, Katramados A, Russman AN, Mitsias PD, Schultz LR. Urine toxicology screening in an urban stroke and TIA population. Neurology. 2013 Apr 30; 80(18):1702-9. PMID: 23596074.
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    65. Kansara A, Miller D, Damani R, Fuerst D, Silver B, Chaturvedi S. Variability in carotid endarterectomy practice patterns within a metropolitan area. Stroke. 2012 Nov; 43(11):3105-7. PMID: 22933589.
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    66. Silver B, Nagel MA, Mahalingam R, Cohrs R, Schmid DS, Gilden D. Varicella zoster virus vasculopathy: a treatable form of rapidly progressive multi-infarct dementia after 2 years' duration. J Neurol Sci. 2012 Dec 15; 323(1-2):245-7. PMID: 22935406; PMCID: PMC3483445.
    67. Silver B. An evidence-based approach to stroke prevention: important advances in the last decade. Med Health R I. 2012 Mar; 95(3):77-8. PMID: 22533222.
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    68. Assaad B, Sesi VK, Figari R, Schultz L, Thummala N, Rehman M, Chandok A, Silverman A, Silver B. Antithrombotic management of stroke patients before colonoscopy. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013 Aug; 22(6):733-6. PMID: 22244711.
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    69. Meisel K, Silver B. The importance of stroke units. Med Health R I. 2011 Dec; 94(12):376-7. PMID: 22409131.
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    70. Ozark S, Silver B. Secondary stroke prevention in 2011: an update on available options. Med Health R I. 2011 Dec; 94(12):372-5. PMID: 22409130.
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    71. Wira CR, Rivers E, Martinez-Capolino C, Silver B, Iyer G, Sherwin R, Lewandowski C. Cardiac complications in acute ischemic stroke. West J Emerg Med. 2011 Nov; 12(4):414-20. PMID: 22224130; PMCID: PMC3236132.
    72. Miller DJ, Simpson JR, Silver B. Safety of thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke: a review of complications, risk factors, and newer technologies. Neurohospitalist. 2011 Jul; 1(3):138-47. PMID: 23983849; PMCID: PMC3726129.
    73. Wira CR, Rivers E, Silver B, Lewandowski C. The impact of cardiac contractility on cerebral blood flow in ischemia. West J Emerg Med. 2011 May; 12(2):227-32. PMID: 21691533; PMCID: PMC3099614.
    74. Hefzy H, Silver RW, Silver B. The no smoking sign--insular infarction. J Neuroimaging. 2011 Apr; 21(2):e169-70. PMID: 20609039.
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    75. Alzaga Fernandez AG, Shirka R, Skarf B, Silver B, Matloob SJ, Ober MD, Luetmer P, Giannini C. Bilateral simultaneous central retinal vein occlusions in an otherwise healthy adult. J Neuroophthalmol. 2011 Mar; 31(1):78-82. PMID: 21317733.
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    76. Malik S, Russman AN, Katramados AM, Silver B, Mitsias PD. Moyamoya syndrome associated with Graves' disease: a case report and review of the literature. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2011 Nov; 20(6):528-36. PMID: 21130668.
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    77. Malik S, Hicks WJ, Schultz L, Penstone P, Gardner J, Katramados AM, Russman AN, Mitsias P, Silver B. Development of a scoring system for atrial fibrillation in acute stroke and transient ischemic attack patients: the LADS scoring system. J Neurol Sci. 2011 Feb 15; 301(1-2):27-30. PMID: 21130468.
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    78. Silver B. Stenting versus endarterectomy for carotid-artery stenosis. N Engl J Med. 2010 Oct 28; 363(18):1767-8; author reply 1768. PMID: 21038512.
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    79. Silver B, McCarthy S, Lu M, Mitsias P, Russman AN, Katramados A, Morris DC, Lewandowski CA, Chopp M. Sildenafil treatment of subacute ischemic stroke: a safety study at 25-mg daily for 2 weeks. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2009 Sep-Oct; 18(5):381-3. PMID: 19717023.
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    80. Russman AN, Schultz LR, Zaman IF, Rehman MF, Silver B, Mitsias P, Nerenz DR. A significant temporal and quantitative relationship exists between high-density lipoprotein levels and acute ischemic stroke presentation. J Neurol Sci. 2009 Apr 15; 279(1-2):53-6. PMID: 19195663.
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    81. Lewandowski CA, Rao CP, Silver B. Transient ischemic attack: definitions and clinical presentations. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Aug; 52(2):S7-16. PMID: 18655918.
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    82. Demchuk AM, Khan F, Hill MD, Barber PA, Silver B, Patel S, Levine SR. Importance of leukoaraiosis on CT for tissue plasminogen activator decision making: evaluation of the NINDS rt-PA Stroke Study. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2008; 26(2):120-5. PMID: 18560214; PMCID: PMC2914449.
    83. Schuh L, Burdette DE, Schultz L, Silver B. Learning clinical neurophysiology: gaming is better than lectures. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2008 Jun; 25(3):167-9. PMID: 18469726.
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    84. Silver B, Lu M, Morris DC, Mitsias PD, Lewandowski C, Chopp M. Blood pressure declines and less favorable outcomes in the NINDS tPA stroke study. J Neurol Sci. 2008 Aug 15; 271(1-2):61-7. PMID: 18455192; PMCID: PMC2518981.
    85. Silver B, Russman A. Patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke. N Engl J Med. 2008 Apr 03; 358(14):1519; author reply 1520-1. PMID: 18389527.
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    86. Silver B, Greenbaum A, McCarthy S. Improvement in sleep apnea associated with closure of a patent foramen ovale. J Clin Sleep Med. 2007 Apr 15; 3(3):295-6. PMID: 17561600; PMCID: PMC2564778.
    87. Schuh L, Burdette DE, Schultz L, Silver B. Two prospective educational interventions in a neurology residency: effect on RITE performance. Neurologist. 2007 Mar; 13(2):79-82. PMID: 17351527.
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    88. Silver B. Lumbar puncture. N Engl J Med. 2007 Jan 25; 356(4):424-5; author reply 425. PMID: 17260410.
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    89. Zhang L, Zhang Z, Zhang RL, Cui Y, LaPointe MC, Silver B, Chopp M. Tadalafil, a long-acting type 5 phosphodiesterase isoenzyme inhibitor, improves neurological functional recovery in a rat model of embolic stroke. Brain Res. 2006 Nov 06; 1118(1):192-8. PMID: 16959227.
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    90. Jiang Q, Zhang ZG, Ding GL, Silver B, Zhang L, Meng H, Lu M, Pourabdillah-Nejed-D S, Wang L, Savant-Bhonsale S, Li L, Bagher-Ebadian H, Hu J, Arbab AS, Vanguri P, Ewing JR, Ledbetter KA, Chopp M. MRI detects white matter reorganization after neural progenitor cell treatment of stroke. Neuroimage. 2006 Sep; 32(3):1080-9. PMID: 16860575.
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    91. Silver B, Grover KM, Arcila X, Mitsias PD, Bowyer SM, Chopp M. Recovery in a patient with locked-in syndrome. Can J Neurol Sci. 2006 May; 33(2):246-9. PMID: 16736741.
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    92. Demaerschalk BM, Silver B, Wong E, Merino JG, Tamayo A, Hachinski V. ASPECT scoring to estimate >1/3 middle cerebral artery territory infarction. Can J Neurol Sci. 2006 May; 33(2):200-4. PMID: 16736730.
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    93. Silver B. The pursuit of excellence in acute stroke care. Can J Neurol Sci. 2005 Nov; 32(4):401-2. PMID: 16408567.
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    94. Demchuk AM, Hill MD, Barber PA, Silver B, Patel SC, Levine SR. Importance of early ischemic computed tomography changes using ASPECTS in NINDS rtPA Stroke Study. Stroke. 2005 Oct; 36(10):2110-5. PMID: 16166579.
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    95. Nasrallah K, Silver B. Hyponatremia associated with repeated use of levetiracetam. Epilepsia. 2005 Jun; 46(6):972-3. PMID: 15946344.
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    96. Saposnik G, Young B, Silver B, Di Legge S, Webster F, Beletsky V, Jain V, Nilanont Y, Hachinski V. Lack of improvement in patients with acute stroke after treatment with thrombolytic therapy: predictors and association with outcome. JAMA. 2004 Oct 20; 292(15):1839-44. PMID: 15494581.
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    97. Mitsias PD, Lu M, Morris D, Silver B, Lewandowski C, Papamitsakis NI, Khaligi MM, Ebadian HB, Zhao Q, Soltanian-Zadeh H, Daley S, Hearshen D, Ewing JR, Patel SC, Chopp M. Treatment of acute supratentorial ischemic stroke with abciximab is safe and may result in early neurological improvement. A preliminary report. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2004; 18(3):249-50. PMID: 15305070.
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    98. Silver B. Editorial comment--neuroimaging after TIA: a crystal ball? Stroke. 2003 Dec; 34(12):2898-9. PMID: 14657547.
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    99. Morris DC, Silver B, Mitsias P, Lewandowski C, Patel S, Daley S, Zhang ZG, Lu M. Treatment of acute stroke with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator and abciximab. Acad Emerg Med. 2003 Dec; 10(12):1396-9. PMID: 14644794.
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    100. Foell RB, Silver B, Merino JG, Wong EH, Demaerschalk BM, Poncha F, Tamayo A, Hachinski V. Effects of thrombolysis for acute stroke in patients with pre-existing disability. CMAJ. 2003 Aug 05; 169(3):193-7. PMID: 12900476; PMCID: PMC167119.
    101. Fink JN, Selim MH, Kumar S, Silver B, Linfante I, Caplan LR, Schlaug G. Is the association of National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale scores and acute magnetic resonance imaging stroke volume equal for patients with right- and left-hemisphere ischemic stroke? Stroke. 2002 Apr; 33(4):954-8. PMID: 11935043.
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    102. Silver B, Gulka I, Nicolle M, Sahjpaul R, Hachinski V. Idiopathic free-floating thrombus of the common carotid artery. Can J Neurol Sci. 2002 Feb; 29(1):97-9. PMID: 11858545.
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    103. Merino JG, Silver B, Wong E, Foell B, Demaerschalk B, Tamayo A, Poncha F, Hachinski V. Extending tissue plasminogen activator use to community and rural stroke patients. Stroke. 2002 Jan; 33(1):141-6. PMID: 11779903.
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    104. Chitale AA, Sterling RK, Post AB, Silver BJ, Mulligan DC, Schulak JA. Resolution of spur cell anemia with liver transplantation: a case report and review of the literature. Transplantation. 1998 Apr 15; 65(7):993-5. PMID: 9565106.
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    105. Silver B, McAvoy K, Mikesell S, Smith TW. Fulminating encephalopathy with perivenular demyelination and vacuolar myelopathy as the initial presentation of human immunodeficiency virus infection. Arch Neurol. 1997 May; 54(5):647-50. PMID: 9152123.
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    106. Silver B, Weber J, Fisher M. Medical therapy for ischemic stroke. Clin Neuropharmacol. 1996 Apr; 19(2):101-28. PMID: 8777766.
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    107. Silver BJ, Goldston SE, Silver LB. The 1990 objectives for the nation for control of stress and violent behavior: progress report. Public Health Rep. 1984 Jul-Aug; 99(4):374-84. PMID: 6431486; PMCID: PMC1424605.
    108. Silver BJ, Rhodes JB, Schimke RN, Greenberger NJ. Bezoars. A complication of diabetic gastroparesis. J Kans Med Soc. 1983 May; 84(5):249-50, 284. PMID: 6864062.
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