Clinical Characteristics of Stroke with COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

The study titled “Clinical Characteristics of Stroke with COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” provides valuable insights into the occurrence and characteristics of stroke in COVID-19 patients. Here’s a detailed summary: Background and Methods: This study investigates the link between COVID-19 and the increased risk of thromboembolism and stroke. Using a systematic review and meta-analysis approach, the research analyzed data from 10 retrospective cohort studies and 16 case series/reports, involving a total of 183 patients who had COVID-19 and subsequently experienced a stroke. The study aimed to determine the frequency and clinical characteristics of strokes in these patients. Key Findings:…

Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) Related Acute Stroke Causing Transient Global Amnesia

The study titled “Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) Related Acute Stroke Causing Transient Global Amnesia” by Ramnath Santosh Ramanathan MD and Ari Wachsman MD, focuses on the relationship between COVID-19 and transient global amnesia (TGA) caused by acute strokes. Here is a summary of the key findings: This study is significant as it adds to the growing body of evidence on the neurological impacts of COVID-19, particularly regarding its potential to cause vascular events leading to conditions like TGA. It highlights the importance of considering COVID-19 as a possible underlying factor in cases of acute stroke and transient amnesia, especially during the…