Gary E Ford, MD
Title Assistant Professor
Institution Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Department Surgery
School College of Medicine
Address 1731 E. 120th Street


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1. Lally J, Vaittinen A, McClelland G, Price CI, Shaw L, Ford GA, Flynn D, Exley C. Paramedic experiences of using an enhanced stroke assessment during a cluster randomised trial: a qualitative thematic analysis. Emerg Med J. 2020 Jun 16.
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2. Lim ST, Thijs V, Murphy SJX, Fernandez-Cadenas I, Montaner J, Offiah C, Marquardt L, Kelly PJ, Bath PM, Lim SY, Ford GA, Norrving B, Cox D, Prodan CI, Barber PA, Werring DJ, Perry R, Zgaga L, Dawson J, McCabe DJH. Platelet function/reactivity testing and prediction of risk of recurrent vascular events and outcomes after TIA or ischaemic stroke: systematic review and meta-analysis. J Neurol. 2020 Jun 09.
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3. James M, Ford GA, Robinson T, Al-Shahi Salman R. Rapid mobilisation of research in response to covid-19: a paradigm for the future. BMJ. 2020 05 29; 369:m2155.
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4. Sheppard JP, Burt J, Lown M, Temple E, Lowe R, Fraser R, Allen J, Ford GA, Heneghan C, Hobbs FDR, Jowett S, Kodabuckus S, Little P, Mant J, Mollison J, Payne RA, Williams M, Yu LM, McManus RJ. Effect of Antihypertensive Medication Reduction vs Usual Care on Short-term Blood Pressure Control in Patients With Hypertension Aged 80 Years and Older: The OPTIMISE Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2020 05 26; 323(20):2039-2051.
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5. Shaw L, Bhattarai N, Cant R, Drummond A, Ford GA, Forster A, Francis R, Hills K, Howel D, Laverty AM, McKevitt C, McMeekin P, Price C, Stamp E, Stevens E, Vale L, Rodgers H. An extended stroke rehabilitation service for people who have had a stroke: the EXTRAS RCT. Health Technol Assess. 2020 May; 24(24):1-202.
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6. Balami JS, Coughlan D, White PM, McMeekin P, Flynn D, Roffe C, Natarajan I, Chembala J, Nayak S, Wiggam I, Flynn P, Simister R, Sammaraiee Y, Sims D, Nader K, Dixit A, Craig D, Lumley H, Rice S, Burgess D, Foddy L, Hopkins E, Hudson B, Jones R, James MA, Buchan AM, Ford GA, Gray AM. The cost of providing mechanical thrombectomy in the UK NHS: a micro-costing study. Clin Med (Lond). 2020 May; 20(3):e40-e45.
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7. Lumley HA, Flynn D, Shaw L, McClelland G, Ford GA, White PM, Price CI. A scoping review of pre-hospital technology to assist ambulance personnel with patient diagnosis or stratification during the emergency assessment of suspected stroke. BMC Emerg Med. 2020 Apr 26; 20(1):30.
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8. Price CI, Shaw L, Islam S, Javanbakht M, Watkins A, McMeekin P, Snooks H, Flynn D, Francis R, Lakey R, Sutcliffe L, McClelland G, Lally J, Exley C, Rodgers H, Russell I, Vale L, Ford GA. Effect of an Enhanced Paramedic Acute Stroke Treatment Assessment on Thrombolysis Delivery During Emergency Stroke Care: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Neurol. 2020 Apr 13.
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9. Ford GA, Lord JM, Ferguson MAJ, Bountra C, Le Couteur DG. Organizational Innovation for Developing New Medicines That Target Aging and Age-Related Conditions. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2020 Jan 01; 75(1):87-88.
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10. Wilhelm LO, Gellert P, White M, Araujo-Soares V, Ford GA, Mackintosh JE, Rodgers H, Sniehotta FF, Thomson RG, Dombrowski SU. The Recognition-Response Gap in Acute Stroke: Examining the Relationship between Stroke Recognition and Response in a General Population Survey. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Feb; 29(2):104499.
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11. McMeekin P, Flynn D, Allen M, Coughlan D, Ford GA, Lumley H, Balami JS, James MA, Stein K, Burgess D, White P. Estimating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of establishing additional endovascular Thrombectomy stroke Centres in England: a discrete event simulation. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Nov 08; 19(1):821.
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12. Rodgers H, Howel D, Bhattarai N, Cant R, Drummond A, Ford GA, Forster A, Francis R, Hills K, Laverty AM, McKevitt C, McMeekin P, Price CIM, Stamp E, Stevens E, Vale L, Shaw L. Evaluation of an Extended Stroke Rehabilitation Service (EXTRAS): A Randomized Controlled Trial and Economic Analysis. Stroke. 2019 12; 50(12):3561-3568.
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13. Heggie R, Wu O, White P, Ford GA, Wardlaw J, Brown MM, Clifton A, Muir KW. Mechanical thrombectomy in patients with acute ischemic stroke: A cost-effectiveness and value of implementation analysis. Int J Stroke. 2019 Sep 30; 1747493019879656.
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14. Ahmed N, Audebert H, Turc G, Cordonnier C, Christensen H, Sacco S, Sandset EC, Ntaios G, Charidimou A, Toni D, Pristipino C, Köhrmann M, Kuramatsu JB, Thomalla G, Mikulik R, Ford GA, Martí-Fàbregas J, Fischer U, Thoren M, Lundström E, Rinkel GJ, van der Worp HB, Matusevicius M, Tsivgoulis G, Milionis H, Rubiera M, Hart R, Moreira T, Lantz M, Sjöstrand C, Andersen G, Schellinger P, Kostulas K, Sunnerhagen KS, Keselman B, Korompoki E, Purrucker J, Khatri P, Whiteley W, Berge E, Mazya M, Dippel DW, Mustanoja S, Rasmussen M, Söderqvist ÅK, Escudero-Martínez I, Steiner T. Consensus statements and recommendations from the ESO-Karolinska Stroke Update Conference, Stockholm 11-13 November 2018. Eur Stroke J. 2019 Dec; 4(4):307-317.
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15. Sandset EC, Ford GA. Sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation after stroke, promising but not yet ready for adoption. Lancet. 2019 07 20; 394(10194):189-190.
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16. Gu SZ, Qiu W, Batty JA, Sinclair H, Veerasamy M, Brugaletta S, Neely D, Ford G, Calvert PA, Mintz GS, Kunadian V. Coronary artery lesion phenotype in frail older patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome undergoing invasive care. EuroIntervention. 2019 Jun 12; 15(3):e261-e268.
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17. Ford GA, Bhakta BB, Cozens A, Hartley S, Holloway I, Meads D, Pearn J, Ruddock S, Sackley CM, Saloniki EC, Santorelli G, Walker MF, Farrin AJ. Safety and efficacy of co-careldopa as an add-on therapy to occupational and physical therapy in patients after stroke (DARS): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet Neurol. 2019 06; 18(6):530-538.
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18. Rodgers H, Bosomworth H, Krebs HI, van Wijck F, Howel D, Wilson N, Aird L, Alvarado N, Andole S, Cohen DL, Dawson J, Fernandez-Garcia C, Finch T, Ford GA, Francis R, Hogg S, Hughes N, Price CI, Ternent L, Turner DL, Vale L, Wilkes S, Shaw L. Robot assisted training for the upper limb after stroke (RATULS): a multicentre randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2019 07 06; 394(10192):51-62.
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19. Dumont AS, Ford GA. Delayed Revascularization in Patients With Basilar Artery Occlusion. Stroke. 2019 06; 50(6):1327-1328.
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20. Kelly P, Salman RA, Arsovska A, Dippel DW, Fischer U, Ford GA, Fuentes B, Lemmens R, Marshall JC, Nederkoorn PJ, Robinson T, Weimar C, Berge E. Building a European 'network of networks' for stroke clinical research - The European Stroke Organisation Trials Alliance (ESOTA). Eur Stroke J. 2019 Sep; 4(3):224-232.
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21. Spence JD, Viscoli CM, Inzucchi SE, Dearborn-Tomazos J, Ford GA, Gorman M, Furie KL, Lovejoy AM, Young LH, Kernan WN. Pioglitazone Therapy in Patients With Stroke and Prediabetes: A Post Hoc Analysis of the IRIS Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Neurol. 2019 05 01; 76(5):526-535.
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22. Bourcier R, Goyal M, Liebeskind DS, Muir KW, Desal H, Siddiqui AH, Dippel DWJ, Majoie CB, van Zwam WH, Jovin TG, Levy EI, Mitchell PJ, Berkhemer OA, Davis SM, Derraz I, Donnan GA, Demchuk AM, van Oostenbrugge RJ, Kelly M, Roos YB, Jahan R, van der Lugt A, Sprengers M, Velasco S, Lycklama À Nijeholt GJ, Ben Hassen W, Burns P, Brown S, Chabert E, Krings T, Choe H, Weimar C, Campbell BCV, Ford GA, Ribo M, White P, Cloud GC, San Roman L, Davalos A, Naggara O, Hill MD, Bracard S. Association of Time From Stroke Onset to Groin Puncture With Quality of Reperfusion After Mechanical Thrombectomy: A Meta-analysis of Individual Patient Data From 7 Randomized Clinical Trials. JAMA Neurol. 2019 04 01; 76(4):405-411.
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23. Chamorro Á, Brown S, Amaro S, Hill MD, Muir KW, Dippel DWJ, van Zwam W, Butcher K, Ford GA, den Hertog HM, Mitchell PJ, Demchuk AM, Majoie CBLM, Bracard S, Sibon I, Jadhav AP, Lara-Rodriguez B, van der Lugt A, Osei E, Renú A, Richard S, Rodriguez-Luna D, Donnan GA, Dixit A, Almekhlafi M, Deltour S, Epstein J, Guillon B, Bakchine S, Gomis M, du Mesnil de Rochemont R, Lopes D, Reddy V, Rudel G, Roos YBWEM, Bonafe A, Diener HC, Berkhemer OA, Cloud GC, Davis SM, van Oostenbrugge R, Guillemin F, Goyal M, Campbell BCV, Menon BK. Glucose Modifies the Effect of Endovascular Thrombectomy in Patients With Acute Stroke. Stroke. 2019 03; 50(3):690-696.
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24. Robinson TG, Wang X, Durham AC, Ford GA, Liao J, Littlewood S, Roffe C, White P, Chalmers J, Anderson CS. The National Institute for Health Research Hyperacute Stroke Research Centres and the ENCHANTED trial: the impact of enhanced research infrastructure on trial metrics and patient outcomes. Health Res Policy Syst. 2019 Feb 13; 17(1):19.
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25. Price CI, Shaw L, Dodd P, Exley C, Flynn D, Francis R, Islam S, Javanbakht M, Lakey R, Lally J, McClelland G, McMeekin P, Rodgers H, Snooks H, Sutcliffe L, Tyrell P, Vale L, Watkins A, Ford GA. Paramedic Acute Stroke Treatment Assessment (PASTA): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2019 Feb 12; 20(1):121.
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26. Sheppard JP, Burt J, Lown M, Temple E, Benson J, Ford GA, Heneghan C, Hobbs FDR, Jowett S, Little P, Mant J, Mollison J, Nickless A, Ogburn E, Payne R, Williams M, Yu LM, McManus RJ. OPtimising Treatment for MIld Systolic hypertension in the Elderly (OPTiMISE): protocol for a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial. BMJ Open. 2018 10 04; 8(9):e022930.
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27. Batty J, Qiu W, Gu S, Sinclair H, Veerasamy M, Beska B, Neely D, Ford G, Kunadian V. One-year clinical outcomes in older patients with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome undergoing coronary angiography: An analysis of the ICON1 study. Int J Cardiol. 2019 Jan 01; 274:45-51.
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28. Román LS, Menon BK, Blasco J, Hernández-Pérez M, Dávalos A, Majoie CBLM, Campbell BCV, Guillemin F, Lingsma H, Anxionnat R, Epstein J, Saver JL, Marquering H, Wong JH, Lopes D, Reimann G, Desal H, Dippel DWJ, Coutts S, du Mesnil de Rochemont R, Yavagal D, Ferre JC, Roos YBWEM, Liebeskind DS, Lenthall R, Molina C, Al Ajlan FS, Reddy V, Dowlatshahi D, Sourour NA, Oppenheim C, Mitha AP, Davis SM, Weimar C, van Oostenbrugge RJ, Cobo E, Kleinig TJ, Donnan GA, van der Lugt A, Demchuk AM, Berkhemer OA, Boers AMM, Ford GA, Muir KW, Brown BS, Jovin T, van Zwam WH, Mitchell PJ, Hill MD, White P, Bracard S, Goyal M. Imaging features and safety and efficacy of endovascular stroke treatment: a meta-analysis of individual patient-level data. Lancet Neurol. 2018 10; 17(10):895-904.
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29. Allen M, Pearn K, James M, Ford GA, White P, Rudd AG, McMeekin P, Stein K. Maximising access to thrombectomy services for stroke in England: A modelling study. Eur Stroke J. 2019 Mar; 4(1):39-49.
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30. De Brún A, Flynn D, Ternent L, Price CI, Rodgers H, Ford GA, Rudd M, Lancsar E, Simpson S, Teah J, Thomson RG. A novel design process for selection of attributes for inclusion in discrete choice experiments: case study exploring variation in clinical decision-making about thrombolysis in the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 06 22; 18(1):483.
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31. Croall ID, Tozer DJ, Moynihan B, Khan U, O'Brien JT, Morris RG, Cambridge VC, Barrick TR, Blamire AM, Ford GA, Markus HS. Effect of Standard vs Intensive Blood Pressure Control on Cerebral Blood Flow in Small Vessel Disease: The PRESERVE Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Neurol. 2018 06 01; 75(6):720-727.
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32. Bernhardt J, Zorowitz RD, Becker KJ, Keller E, Saposnik G, Strbian D, Dichgans M, Woo D, Reeves M, Thrift A, Kidwell CS, Olivot JM, Goyal M, Pierot L, Bennett DA, Howard G, Ford GA, Goldstein LB, Planas AM, Yenari MA, Greenberg SM, Pantoni L, Amin-Hanjani S, Tymianski M. Advances in Stroke 2017. Stroke. 2018 05; 49(5):e174-e199.
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33. Halvorsrud K, Flynn D, Ford GA, McMeekin P, Bhalla A, Balami J, Craig D, White P. A Delphi study and ranking exercise to support commissioning services: future delivery of Thrombectomy services in England. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 02 22; 18(1):135.
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34. Campbell BCV, van Zwam WH, Goyal M, Menon BK, Dippel DWJ, Demchuk AM, Bracard S, White P, Dávalos A, Majoie CBLM, van der Lugt A, Ford GA, de la Ossa NP, Kelly M, Bourcier R, Donnan GA, Roos YBWEM, Bang OY, Nogueira RG, Devlin TG, van den Berg LA, Clarençon F, Burns P, Carpenter J, Berkhemer OA, Yavagal DR, Pereira VM, Ducrocq X, Dixit A, Quesada H, Epstein J, Davis SM, Jansen O, Rubiera M, Urra X, Micard E, Lingsma HF, Naggara O, Brown S, Guillemin F, Muir KW, van Oostenbrugge RJ, Saver JL, Jovin TG, Hill MD, Mitchell PJ. Effect of general anaesthesia on functional outcome in patients with anterior circulation ischaemic stroke having endovascular thrombectomy versus standard care: a meta-analysis of individual patient data. Lancet Neurol. 2018 01; 17(1):47-53.
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35. Berge E, Ford GA, Stapf C, Al-Shahi Salman R, Fischer U, Coveney S, Weimar C, Arnold M, Arsovska A, Lemmens R, Nederkoorn PJ, Kelly PJ. Are there opportunities for a closer collaboration on clinical stroke research in Europe? Eur Stroke J. 2018 Mar; 3(1):22-28.
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36. Mazya MV, Cooray C, Lees KR, Toni D, Ford GA, Bar M, Frol S, Moreira T, Sekaran L, Švigelj V, Wahlgren N, Ahmed N. Minor stroke due to large artery occlusion. When is intravenous thrombolysis not enough? Results from the SITS International Stroke Thrombolysis Register. Eur Stroke J. 2018 Mar; 3(1):29-38.
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37. Barton P, Sheppard JP, Penaloza-Ramos CM, Jowett S, Ford GA, Lasserson D, Mant J, Mellor RM, Quinn T, Rothwell PM, Sandler D, Sims D, McManus RJ. When has service provision for transient ischaemic attack improved enough? A discrete event simulation economic modelling study. BMJ Open. 2017 Nov 25; 7(11):e018189.
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38. Balami JS, White PM, McMeekin PJ, Ford GA, Buchan AM. Complications of endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke: Prevention and management. Int J Stroke. 2018 06; 13(4):348-361.
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39. Bagot KL, Cadilhac DA, Bladin CF, Watkins CL, Vu M, Donnan GA, Dewey HM, Emsley HCA, Davies DP, Day E, Ford GA, Price CI, May CR, McLoughlin ASR, Gibson JME, Lightbody CE. Integrating acute stroke telemedicine consultations into specialists' usual practice: a qualitative analysis comparing the experience of Australia and the United Kingdom. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Nov 21; 17(1):751.
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40. Skrobot OA, Black SE, Chen C, DeCarli C, Erkinjuntti T, Ford GA, Kalaria RN, O'Brien J, Pantoni L, Pasquier F, Roman GC, Wallin A, Sachdev P, Skoog I. Progress toward standardized diagnosis of vascular cognitive impairment: Guidelines from the Vascular Impairment of Cognition Classification Consensus Study. Alzheimers Dement. 2018 03; 14(3):280-292.
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41. McMeekin P, White P, James MA, Price CI, Flynn D, Ford GA. Estimating the number of UK stroke patients eligible for endovascular thrombectomy. Eur Stroke J. 2017 Dec; 2(4):319-326.
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42. Furie KL, Viscoli CM, Gorman M, Ford GA, Young LH, Inzucchi SE, Guarino PD, Lovejoy AM, Conwit R, Tanne D, Kernan WN. Effects of pioglitazone on cognitive function in patients with a recent ischaemic stroke or TIA: a report from the IRIS trial. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2018 01; 89(1):21-27.
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43. Ahmed N, Lees KR, Ringleb PA, Bladin C, Collas D, Toni D, Ford GA. Outcome after stroke thrombolysis in patients >80 years treated within 3 hours vs >3-4.5 hours. Neurology. 2017 10 10; 89(15):1561-1568.
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44. Thorén M, Azevedo E, Dawson J, Egido JA, Falcou A, Ford GA, Holmin S, Mikulik R, Ollikainen J, Wahlgren N, Ahmed N. Predictors for Cerebral Edema in Acute Ischemic Stroke Treated With Intravenous Thrombolysis. Stroke. 2017 09; 48(9):2464-2471.
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45. Rodgers H, Shaw L, Bosomworth H, Aird L, Alvarado N, Andole S, Cohen DL, Dawson J, Eyre J, Finch T, Ford GA, Hislop J, Hogg S, Howel D, Hughes N, Krebs HI, Price C, Rochester L, Stamp E, Ternent L, Turner D, Vale L, Warburton E, van Wijck F, Wilkes S. Robot Assisted Training for the Upper Limb after Stroke (RATULS): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2017 07 20; 18(1):340.
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46. Flynn D, Francis R, Halvorsrud K, Gonzalo-Almorox E, Craig D, Robalino S, McMeekin P, Cora A, Balami J, Ford GA, White P. Intra-arterial mechanical thrombectomy stent retrievers and aspiration devices in the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis with trial sequential analysis. Eur Stroke J. 2017 Dec; 2(4):308-318.
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47. Croall ID, Lohner V, Moynihan B, Khan U, Hassan A, O'Brien JT, Morris RG, Tozer DJ, Cambridge VC, Harkness K, Werring DJ, Blamire AM, Ford GA, Barrick TR, Markus HS. Using DTI to assess white matter microstructure in cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) in multicentre studies. Clin Sci (Lond). 2017 Jun 01; 131(12):1361-1373.
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48. Barreto AD, Ford GA, Shen L, Pedroza C, Tyson J, Cai C, Rahbar MH, Grotta JC. Randomized, Multicenter Trial of ARTSS-2 (Argatroban With Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Acute Stroke). Stroke. 2017 06; 48(6):1608-1616.
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49. Berge E, Al-Shahi Salman R, van der Worp HB, Stapf C, Sandercock P, Sprigg N, Macleod MR, Kelly PJ, Nederkoorn PJ, Ford GA. Increasing value and reducing waste in stroke research. Lancet Neurol. 2017 05; 16(5):399-408.
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50. Hess DC, Wechsler LR, Clark WM, Savitz SI, Ford GA, Chiu D, Yavagal DR, Uchino K, Liebeskind DS, Auchus AP, Sen S, Sila CA, Vest JD, Mays RW. Safety and efficacy of multipotent adult progenitor cells in acute ischaemic stroke (MASTERS): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial. Lancet Neurol. 2017 May; 16(5):360-368.
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51. Parikh JD, Kakarla J, Keavney B, O'Sullivan JJ, Ford GA, Blamire AM, Hollingsworth KG, Coats L. 4D flow MRI assessment of right atrial flow patterns in the normal heart - influence of caval vein arrangement and implications for the patent foramen ovale. PLoS One. 2017; 12(3):e0173046.
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52. Flynn D, Francis R, Robalino S, Lally J, Snooks H, Rodgers H, McClelland G, Ford GA, Price C. A review of enhanced paramedic roles during and after hospital handover of stroke, myocardial infarction and trauma patients. BMC Emerg Med. 2017 02 23; 17(1):5.
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53. Evans BA, Ali K, Bulger J, Ford GA, Jones M, Moore C, Porter A, Pryce AD, Quinn T, Seagrove AC, Snooks H, Whitman S, Rees N. Referral pathways for patients with TIA avoiding hospital admission: a scoping review. BMJ Open. 2017 02 14; 7(2):e013443.
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54. De Brún A, Flynn D, Ternent L, Price CI, Rodgers H, Ford GA, Rudd M, Lancsar E, Simpson S, Teah J, Thomson RG. Factors that influence clinicians' decisions to offer intravenous alteplase in acute ischemic stroke patients with uncertain treatment indication: Results of a discrete choice experiment. Int J Stroke. 2018 01; 13(1):74-82.
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55. Bath PM, Scutt P, Blackburn DJ, Ankolekar S, Krishnan K, Ballard C, Burns A, Mant J, Passmore P, Pocock S, Reckless J, Sprigg N, Stewart R, Wardlaw JM, Ford GA. Intensive versus Guideline Blood Pressure and Lipid Lowering in Patients with Previous Stroke: Main Results from the Pilot 'Prevention of Decline in Cognition after Stroke Trial' (PODCAST) Randomised Controlled Trial. PLoS One. 2017; 12(1):e0164608.
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56. Wilson A, Bath PM, Berge E, Cadilhac DA, Cuche M, Ford GA, Macisaac R, Quinn TJ, Taylor M, Walters M, Wolff C, Lees KR. Understanding the relationship between costs and the modified Rankin Scale: A systematic review, multidisciplinary consensus and recommendations for future studies. Eur Stroke J. 2017 Mar; 2(1):3-12.
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57. Skrobot OA, O'Brien J, Black S, Chen C, DeCarli C, Erkinjuntti T, Ford GA, Kalaria RN, Pantoni L, Pasquier F, Roman GC, Wallin A, Sachdev P, Skoog I. The Vascular Impairment of Cognition Classification Consensus Study. Alzheimers Dement. 2017 Jun; 13(6):624-633.
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58. Harston GW, Okell TW, Sheerin F, Schulz U, Mathieson P, Reckless I, Shah K, Ford GA, Chappell MA, Jezzard P, Kennedy J. Quantification of Serial Cerebral Blood Flow in Acute Stroke Using Arterial Spin Labeling. Stroke. 2017 01; 48(1):123-130.
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59. von Kummer R, Mori E, Truelsen T, Jensen JS, Grønning BA, Fiebach JB, Lovblad KO, Pedraza S, Romero JM, Chabriat H, Chang KC, Dávalos A, Ford GA, Grotta J, Kaste M, Schwamm LH, Shuaib A, Albers GW. Desmoteplase 3 to 9 Hours After Major Artery Occlusion Stroke: The DIAS-4 Trial (Efficacy and Safety Study of Desmoteplase to Treat Acute Ischemic Stroke). Stroke. 2016 12; 47(12):2880-2887.
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60. Stuart AC, Sico JJ, Viscoli CM, Tayal AH, Inzucchi SE, Ford GA, Furie KL, Cote R, Spence JD, Tanne D, Kernan WN. Taking care of volunteers in a stroke trial: a new assisted-management strategy. Stroke Vasc Neurol. 2016 Sep; 1(3):108-114.
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61. Muir KW, Ford GA, Messow CM, Ford I, Murray A, Clifton A, Brown MM, Madigan J, Lenthall R, Robertson F, Dixit A, Cloud GC, Wardlaw J, Freeman J, White P. Endovascular therapy for acute ischaemic stroke: the Pragmatic Ischaemic Stroke Thrombectomy Evaluation (PISTE) randomised, controlled trial. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2017 Jan; 88(1):38-44.
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62. Kunadian V, Neely RD, Sinclair H, Batty JA, Veerasamy M, Ford GA, Qiu W. Study to Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes in high-risk older patieNts (ICON1) with acute coronary syndrome: study design and protocol of a prospective observational study. BMJ Open. 2016 08 23; 6(8):e012091.
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63. Ahmed N, Hermansson K, Bluhmki E, Danays T, Nunes AP, Kenton A, Lakshmanan S, Toni D, Mikulik R, Ford GA, Lees KR, Wahlgren N. The SITS-UTMOST: A registry-based prospective study in Europe investigating the impact of regulatory approval of intravenous Actilyse in the extended time window (3-4.5?h) in acute ischaemic stroke. Eur Stroke J. 2016 Sep; 1(3):213-221.
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64. Flynn D, Ford GA, McMeekin PJ, White P. Characteristics of intra-arterial thrombectomy service provision in England. Int J Stroke. 2016 10; 11(8):NP83-NP85.
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65. Cooray C, Mazya M, Bottai M, Dorado L, Skoda O, Toni D, Ford GA, Wahlgren N, Ahmed N. External Validation of the ASTRAL and DRAGON Scores for Prediction of Functional Outcome in Stroke. Stroke. 2016 06; 47(6):1493-9.
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66. Berge E, Stapf C, Al-Shahi Salman R, Ford GA, Sandercock P, van der Worp HB, Petersson J, Dippel DW, Krieger DW, Lees KR. Methods to improve patient recruitment and retention in stroke trials. Int J Stroke. 2016 08; 11(6):663-76.
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67. Bath PM, Woodhouse L, Krishnan K, Anderson C, Berge E, Ford GA, Robinson TG, Saver JL, Sprigg N, Wardlaw JM, In Acute Stroke Collaboration Basc BP. Effect of Treatment Delay, Stroke Type, and Thrombolysis on the Effect of Glyceryl Trinitrate, a Nitric Oxide Donor, on Outcome after Acute Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Individual Patient from Randomised Trials. Stroke Res Treat. 2016; 2016:9706720.
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68. Xu J, Viscoli CM, Ford GA, Gorman M, Kernan WN. A Diagnostic Score for Insulin Resistance in Nondiabetic Patients with Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016 Jul; 25(7):1705-1712.
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69. Zanchetti A, Liu L, Mancia G, Parati G, Grassi G, Stramba-Badiale M, Silani V, Bilo G, Corrao G, Zambon A, Scotti L, Zhang X, Guan TR, Zhang Y, Zhang X, Berge E, Redon J, Narkiewicz K, Dominiczak A, Nilsson P, Viigimaa M, Laurent S, Agabiti-Rosei E, Wu Z, Zhu D, Rodicio JL, Ruilope LM, Martell-Claros N, Pinto F, Schmieder RE, Burnier M, Banach M, Cifkova R, Farsang C, Konradi A, Lazareva I, Sirenko Y, Dorobantu M, Postadzhiyan A, Accetto R, Jelakovic B, Lovic D, Manolis AJ, Stylianou P, Dicker D, Wei G, Xu C, Xie H, Coca A, O'Brien J, Ford G. Continuation of the ESH-CHL-SHOT trial after publication of the SPRINT: rationale for further study on blood pressure targets of antihypertensive treatment after stroke. J Hypertens. 2016 Mar; 34(3):393-6.
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70. Kernan WN, Viscoli CM, Furie KL, Young LH, Inzucchi SE, Gorman M, Guarino PD, Lovejoy AM, Peduzzi PN, Conwit R, Brass LM, Schwartz GG, Adams HP, Berger L, Carolei A, Clark W, Coull B, Ford GA, Kleindorfer D, O'Leary JR, Parsons MW, Ringleb P, Sen S, Spence JD, Tanne D, Wang D, Winder TR. Pioglitazone after Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack. N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 07; 374(14):1321-31.
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71. McMeekin P, Flynn D, Ford GA, Rodgers H, Gray J, Thomson RG. Erratum to: Development of a decision analytic model to support decision making and risk communication about thrombolytic treatment. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2016 Jan 16; 16:4.
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72. Moore SA, Jakovljevic DG, Ford GA, Rochester L, Trenell MI. Exercise Induces Peripheral Muscle But Not Cardiac Adaptations After Stroke: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Apr; 97(4):596-603.
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73. Olsen K, Howel D, Barber R, Ford GA, Gallagher P, McAllister-Williams RH, Nilsson J, O'Brien J, Parker J, Thomas A. Lessons from a pilot and feasibility randomised trial in depression (Blood pressure Rapid Intensive Lowering And Normal Treatment for Mood and cognition in persistent depression (BRILiANT mood study)). Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2015; 1:44.
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74. Rudd M, Buck D, Ford GA, Price CI. A systematic review of stroke recognition instruments in hospital and prehospital settings. Emerg Med J. 2016 Nov; 33(11):818-822.
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75. McMeekin P, Flynn D, Ford GA, Rodgers H, Gray J, Thomson RG. Development of a decision analytic model to support decision making and risk communication about thrombolytic treatment. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2015 Nov 11; 15:90.
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76. Scutt P, Blackburn D, Krishnan K, Ballard C, Burns A, Ford GA, Mant J, Passmore P, Pocock S, Reckless J, Sprigg N, Stewart R, Wardlaw JM, Bath PM. Baseline characteristics, analysis plan and report on feasibility for the Prevention Of Decline in Cognition After Stroke Trial (PODCAST). Trials. 2015 Nov 07; 16:509.
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77. Gonçalves-Bradley DC, Boylan AM, Koshiaris C, Vazquez Montes M, Ford GA, Lasserson DS. GPs' adherence to guidelines for structured assessments of stroke survivors in the community and care homes. Fam Pract. 2015 Dec; 32(6):659-63.
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78. Dombrowski SU, Ford GA, Morgenstern LB, White M, Sniehotta FF, Mackintosh JE, Gellert P, Skolarus LE. Differences Between US and UK Adults in Stroke Preparedness: Evidence From Parallel Population-Based Community Surveys. Stroke. 2015 Nov; 46(11):3220-5.
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79. Rahbar MH, Dickerson AS, Cai C, Pedroza C, Hessabi M, Shen L, Pandurengan R, Jacobs ANM, Indupuru H, Sline MR, Delgado RI, Macdonald C, Ford GA, Grotta JC, Barreto AD. Methodological issues for designing and conducting a multicenter, international clinical trial in Acute Stroke: Experience from ARTSS-2 trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 Sep; 44:139-148.
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80. Ntaios G, Bornstein NM, Caso V, Christensen H, De Keyser J, Diener HC, Diez-Tejedor E, Ferro JM, Ford GA, Grau A, Keller E, Leys D, Russell D, Toni D, Turc G, Van der Worp B, Wahlgren N, Steiner T. The European Stroke Organisation Guidelines: a standard operating procedure. Int J Stroke. 2015 Oct; 10 Suppl A100:128-35.
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81. Rodgers H, Shaw L, Cant R, Drummond A, Ford GA, Forster A, Hills K, Howel D, Laverty AM, McKevitt C, McMeekin P, Price C. Evaluating an extended rehabilitation service for stroke patients (EXTRAS): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2015 May 05; 16:205.
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82. Albers GW, von Kummer R, Truelsen T, Jensen JK, Ravn GM, Grønning BA, Chabriat H, Chang KC, Davalos AE, Ford GA, Grotta J, Kaste M, Schwamm LH, Shuaib A. Safety and efficacy of desmoteplase given 3-9 h after ischaemic stroke in patients with occlusion or high-grade stenosis in major cerebral arteries (DIAS-3): a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial. Lancet Neurol. 2015 Jun; 14(6):575-84.
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83. McMeekin P, Wildman J, Ford GA, Vale L, Price CI. Relative distributions: a novel method for examining trends between stroke onset and thrombolysis time. Stroke. 2015 May; 46(5):1381-3.
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84. Rudd MP, Price CI, Ford GA. Prehospital stroke scales in urban environments: a systematic review. Neurology. 2015 Mar 03; 84(9):962.
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85. Flynn D, Nesbitt DJ, Ford GA, McMeekin P, Rodgers H, Price C, Kray C, Thomson RG. Development of a computerised decision aid for thrombolysis in acute stroke care. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2015 Feb 07; 15:6.
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86. Berge E, Ford GA, Bath PM, Stapf C, van der Worp HB, Demotes J, Broderick J, Al-Shahi Salman R, Lees KR. Regulation and governance of multinational drug trials in stroke: barriers and possibilities. Int J Stroke. 2015 Apr; 10(3):425-8.
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87. Gibson J, Lightbody E, McLoughlin A, McAdam J, Gibson A, Day E, Fitzgerald J, May C, Price C, Emsley H, Ford GA, Watkins C. 'It was like he was in the room with us': patients' and carers' perspectives of telemedicine in acute stroke. Health Expect. 2016 Feb; 19(1):98-111.
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88. Moore SA, Hallsworth K, Jakovljevic DG, Blamire AM, He J, Ford GA, Rochester L, Trenell MI. Effects of Community Exercise Therapy on Metabolic, Brain, Physical, and Cognitive Function Following Stroke: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2015 Aug; 29(7):623-35.
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89. Gray J, Lie ML, Murtagh MJ, Ford GA, McMeekin P, Thomson RG. Health state descriptions to elicit stroke values: do they reflect patient experience of stroke? BMC Health Serv Res. 2014 Nov 21; 14:573.
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90. Bonati LH, Dobson J, Featherstone RL, Ederle J, van der Worp HB, de Borst GJ, Mali WP, Beard JD, Cleveland T, Engelter ST, Lyrer PA, Ford GA, Dorman PJ, Brown MM. Long-term outcomes after stenting versus endarterectomy for treatment of symptomatic carotid stenosis: the International Carotid Stenting Study (ICSS) randomised trial. Lancet. 2015 Feb 07; 385(9967):529-38.
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91. Zanchetti A, Liu L, Mancia G, Parati G, Grassi G, Stramba-Badiale M, Silani V, Bilo G, Corrao G, Zambon A, Scotti L, Zhang X, Wang H, Zhang Y, Zhang X, Guan TR, Berge E, Redon J, Narkiewicz K, Dominiczak A, Nilsson P, Viigimaa M, Laurent S, Agabiti-Rosei E, Wu Z, Zhu D, Rodicio JL, Ruilope LM, Martell-Claros N, Pinto F, Schmieder RE, Burnier M, Banach M, Cifkova R, Farsang C, Konradi A, Lazareva I, Sirenko Y, Dorobantu M, Postadzhiyan A, Accetto R, Jelakovic B, Lovic D, Manolis AJ, Stylianou P, Erdine S, Dicker D, Wei G, Xu C, Xie H, Coca A, O'Brien J, Ford G. Blood pressure and LDL-cholesterol targets for prevention of recurrent strokes and cognitive decline in the hypertensive patient: design of the European Society of Hypertension-Chinese Hypertension League Stroke in Hypertension Optimal Treatment randomized trial. J Hypertens. 2014 Sep; 32(9):1888-97.
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92. Flynn D, Ford GA, Rodgers H, Price C, Steen N, Thomson RG. A time series evaluation of the FAST National Stroke Awareness Campaign in England. PLoS One. 2014; 9(8):e104289.
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93. Bhakta BB, Hartley S, Holloway I, Couzens JA, Ford GA, Meads D, Sackley CM, Walker MF, Ruddock SP, Farrin AJ. The DARS (Dopamine Augmented Rehabilitation in Stroke) trial: protocol for a randomised controlled trial of Co-careldopa treatment in addition to routine NHS occupational and physical therapy after stroke. Trials. 2014 Aug 08; 15:316.
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94. Dombrowski SU, White M, Mackintosh JE, Gellert P, Araujo-Soares V, Thomson RG, Rodgers H, Ford GA, Sniehotta FF. The stroke 'Act FAST' campaign: remembered but not understood? Int J Stroke. 2015 Apr; 10(3):324-30.
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95. Bath PM, Brainin M, Brown C, Campbell B, Davis SM, Donnan GA, Ford GA, Hacke W, Iglesias C, Lees KR, Pugh SS, Saver JL, Schellinger PD, Truelsen T. Testing devices for the prevention and treatment of stroke and its complications. Int J Stroke. 2014 Aug; 9(6):683-95.
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96. Viscoli CM, Brass LM, Carolei A, Conwit R, Ford GA, Furie KL, Gorman M, Guarino PD, Inzucchi SE, Lovejoy AM, Parsons MW, Peduzzi PN, Ringleb PA, Schwartz GG, Spence JD, Tanne D, Young LH, Kernan WN. Pioglitazone for secondary prevention after ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack: rationale and design of the Insulin Resistance Intervention after Stroke Trial. Am Heart J. 2014 Dec; 168(6):823-9.e6.
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97. De Brún A, Flynn D, Joyce K, Ternent L, Price C, Rodgers H, Ford GA, Lancsar E, Rudd M, Thomson RG. Understanding clinicians' decisions to offer intravenous thrombolytic treatment to patients with acute ischaemic stroke: a protocol for a discrete choice experiment. BMJ Open. 2014 Jul 09; 4(7):e005612.
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