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Swaroop Pawar

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Neurology, Stroke and Vascular Neurology
40 Medicine Circle, Box 3824, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Publications

Revisiting Transcranial Light Stimulation as a Stroke Therapeutic-Hurdles and Opportunities.

Journal Article Transl Stroke Res · December 2023 Near-infrared laser therapy, a special form of transcranial light therapy, has been tested as an acute stroke therapy in three large clinical trials. While the NEST trials failed to show the efficacy of light therapy in human stroke patients, there are man ... Full text Link to item Cite

Disease Progression of WHIM Syndrome in an International Cohort of 66 Pediatric and Adult Patients.

Journal Article J Clin Immunol · November 2022 Warts, hypogammaglobulinemia, infections, and myelokathexis (WHIM) syndrome (WS) is a combined immunodeficiency caused by gain-of-function mutations in the C-X-C chemokine receptor type 4 (CXCR4) gene. We characterize a unique international cohort of 66 pa ... Full text Link to item Cite

Symptomatic Carotid Occlusion Is Frequently Associated With Microembolization.

Journal Article Stroke · February 2017 BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Symptomatic carotid artery disease is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The pathophysiologic mechanisms of cerebral ischemia among patients with carotid occlusion remain underexplored. METHODS: We conducted a pros ... Full text Link to item Cite

Middle Cerebral Artery Residual Contrast Stagnation on Noncontrast CT Scan Following Endovascular Treatment in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients.

Journal Article J Neuroimaging · 2015 BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: We evaluated the relationship between middle cerebral artery (MCA) residual contrast stagnation on immediate postprocedural noncontrast CT scan and intraparenchymal hemorrhage (IPH) after endovascular treatment in acute ischemic str ... Full text Link to item Cite

Differentiating intraparenchymal hemorrhage from contrast extravasation on post-procedural noncontrast CT scan in acute ischemic stroke patients undergoing endovascular treatment.

Journal Article Neuroradiology · September 2014 INTRODUCTION: This study aimed to identify the imaging characteristics that can help differentiate intraparenchymal hemorrhage from benign contrast extravasation on post-procedural noncontrast CT scan in acute ischemic stroke patients after endovascular tr ... Full text Link to item Cite

Diagnosis of stroke by emergency medical dispatchers and its impact on the prehospital care of patients.

Journal Article J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis · November 2013 BACKGROUND: Emergency medical dispatchers represent the first line of communication with a patient, and their decision plays an important role in the prehospital care of stroke. We evaluated the rate and accuracy of stroke diagnosis by dispatchers and its ... Full text Link to item Cite

Ischaemic stroke - Stenting versus surgery for carotid disease

Journal Article European Neurological Review · January 1, 2012 Extracranial internal carotid artery stenosis is one of the most common and best studied causes of stroke. Revascularisation with carotid endarterectomy (CEA) has been shown to be beneficial for patients with severe stenosis associated with stroke or trans ... Full text Cite