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Stroke

Our research

Treatment of patients with stroke (ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage), intracranial vascular malformations (e.g.  intracranial aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and moyamoya), and extracranial vascular pathologies (e.g. stenosis, aneurysms or dissections of the carotid or vertebral arteries) is combined with research. This research encompasses genetic and life style determinants of incidence and outcome of stroke,  imaging strategies, phase II and III clinical trials in treatment and secondary prevention, long term outcome assessment including cognitive function and rehabilitation strategies. 

Our research focus encompasses the following:

Principal investigators

Algra, Biessels, Kappelle, Rinkel, Ruigrok, van der Worp, van der Zwan, Visser Meily, Velthuis, van der Schaaf, Hendrikse, Rutgers, Moll, de Borst, Vergouwen.