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Helmi Lutsep M.D.

Dr. Lutsep is the editor-in-chief of the neurology textbook Emedicine from WebMD and has assumed a third term as an editorial board member of the journal Stroke.  In her role as a clinical trialist, she has served on multiple steering and advisory boards and chaired safety and publication committees for multi-center trials. Her research has focused on the use of devices in stroke treatment.

  • Residency:

    • Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester 1988–1992
  • Fellowship:

    • Cerebrovascular disease, Stanford University, 1995–1996
  • Certifications:

    • Board certified in Vascular Neurology and Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Memberships and associations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Neurology
  • Fellow, American Stroke Association

Publications

  • "Management of Symptomatic Intracranial Stenosis." Current Cardiology Reports In: , Vol. 18, No. 9, 83, 01.09.2016.
  • "Influence of gender and age on the peripheral immune response in stroke." Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing  In: , Vol. 31, No. 4, 01.07.2016, p. 331-335.
  • "Early arrival at the emergency department is associated with better collaterals, smaller established infarcts and better clinical outcomes with endovascular stroke therapy : SWIFT study." Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery In: , Vol. 8, No. 6, 01.06.2016, p. 553-558.
  • "Stroke recurrence rates among patients with symptomatic intracranial vertebrobasilar stenoses : Systematic review and meta-analysis." Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery In: , Vol. 8, No. 2, 01.02.2016, p. 112-116.
  • "Epidural Electrical Stimulation for Stroke Rehabilitation." Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair  In: , Vol. 30, No. 2, 01.02.2016, p. 107-119.
  • "The Year Embolectomy Won : a Review of Five Trials Assessing the Efficacy of Mechanical Intervention in Acute Stroke." Current Cardiology Reports  In: , Vol. 17, No. 11, 102, 23.11.2015.
  • "Long-Term Follow-up to a Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Peroneal Nerve Functional Electrical Stimulation to an Ankle Foot Orthosis for Patients with Chronic Stroke." Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair  In: , Vol. 29, No. 10, 01.11.2015, p. 911-922.
  • "Does the Stenting Versus Aggressive Medical Therapy Trial Support Stenting for Subgroups with Intracranial Stenosis?" Stroke In: , Vol. 46, No. 11, 01.11.2015, p. 3282-3284.
  • "Erratum : Does Stenting Versus Aggressive Medical Therapy for Intracranial Arterial Stenosis support stenting during medical therapy for subpopulations of patients with intracranial arterial stenosis? (Stroke (2015) 46 (3282-3284))." Stroke In: , Vol. 46, No. 11, 01.11.2015, p. e248.
  • "Outcome in patients previously on antithrombotic therapy in the SAMMPRIS trial subgroup analysis." Stroke In: , Vol. 46, No. 3, 01.03.2015, p. 775-779.
  • "Erratum : Randomized controlled trial of peroneal nerve functional electrical stimulation versus ankle-foot orthosis in chronic stroke (Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2013))." Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  In: , Vol. 95, No. 2, 02.2014, p. 408.
  • "Serial Alberta stroke program early CT score from baseline to 24 Hours in solitaire flow restoration with the intention for thrombectomy study : A Novel surrogate end point for revascularization in acute stroke." Stroke In: , Vol. 45, No. 3, 2014, p. 723-727.
  • "Predictors of functional dependence despite successful revascularization in large-vessel occlusion strokes." Stroke In: , Vol. 45, No. 7, 2014, p. 1977-1984.
  • "The effects of peroneal nerve functional electrical stimulation versus ankle-foot orthosis in patients with chronic stroke : A randomized controlled trial." Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair  In: , Vol. 28, No. 7, 2014, p. 688-697.
  • "Association of intraprocedural blood pressure and end tidal carbon dioxide with outcome after acute stroke intervention." Neurocritical Care In: , Vol. 20, No. 2, 2014, p. 202-208.
  • "Aggressive medical treatment with or without stenting in high-risk patients with intracranial artery stenosis (SAMMPRIS) : The final results of a randomised trial." The Lancet In: , Vol. 383, No. 9914, 2014, p. 333-341.
  • "Thrive score predicts outcomes with a third-generation endovascular stroke treatment device in the trevo-2 trial." Stroke In: , Vol. 44, No. 12, 12.2013, p. 3370-3375.
  • "Medical and lifestyle interventions, not procedures, should be the primary focus in stroke prevention." Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics In: , Vol. 13, No. 8, 08.2013, p. 877-878.
  • "New stent retriever devices." Current Atherosclerosis Reports  In: , Vol. 15, No. 6, 06.2013, p. 333.
  • "Dabigatran etexilate : Management in acute ischemic stroke." American Journal of Critical Care In: , Vol. 22, No. 2, 03.2013, p. 169-176.
  • "Neurologic safety event rates in the SENTIS trial control population." Acta Neurologica Scandinavica In: , Vol. 127, No. 2, 02.2013.
  • "New stent retriever devices topical collection on cardiovascular disease and stroke." Current Atherosclerosis Reports  In: , Vol. 15, No. 6, 333, 2013.
  • "Detailed analysis of periprocedural strokes in patients undergoing intracranial stenting in stenting and aggressive medical management for preventing recurrent stroke in intracranial stenosis (SAMMPRIS)." Stroke In: , Vol. 43, No. 10, 10.2012, p. 2682-2688.
  • "Erratum : Trevo versus Merci retrievers for thrombectomy revascularisation of large vessel occlusions in acute ischaemic stroke (TREVO 2): A randomised trial (Lancet (2012) 380 (1231-40))." The Lancet In: , Vol. 380, No. 9849, 10.2012, p. 1230.
  • "Trevo versus Merci retrievers for thrombectomy revascularisation of large vessel occlusions in acute ischaemic stroke (TREVO 2) : A randomised trial." The Lancet In: , Vol. 380, No. 9849, 10.2012, p. 1231-1240.
  • "MRI profile and response to endovascular reperfusion after stroke (DEFUSE 2) : A prospective cohort study." The Lancet Neurology In: , Vol. 11, No. 10, 10.2012, p. 860-867.
  • "Restenosis after carotid artery stenting and endarterectomy : A secondary analysis of CREST, a randomised controlled trial." The Lancet Neurology In: , Vol. 11, No. 9, 09.2012, p. 755-763.
  • "Effects of sex on mechanical embolectomy outcome." Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases In: , Vol. 21, No. 3, 04.2012, p. 240-242.
  • "Endovascular mechanical thrombectomy for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke due to arterial dissection." Interventional Neuroradiology In: , Vol. 18, No. 1, 03.2012, p. 74-79.
  • "Higher degrees of recanalization after mechanical thrombectomy for acute stroke are associated with improved outcome and decreased mortality : Pooled analysis of the MERCI and multi MERCI trials." American Journal of Neuroradiology In: , Vol. 32, No. 11, 12.2011, p. 2170-2174.

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