Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Cognition and Quality of Life in Symptomatic Carotid OcclusionJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  28:2250-2254. 2019
2019 Language recovery following strokeClinical Neuropsychologist.  33:928-947. 2019
2019 Cognition and cerebrovascular function in primary hyperparathyroidism before and after parathyroidectomyJournal of Endocrinological Investigation2019
2019 Is Hemispheric Hypoperfusion a Treatable Cause of Cognitive Impairment?Current Cardiology Reports.  21. 2019
2019 The role of exercise in the reversal of IGF-1 deficiencies in microvascular rarefaction and hypertensionGeroscience2019
2018 Carotid revascularization and medical management for asymptomatic carotid stenosis – Hemodynamics (CREST-H): Study design and rationaleInternational Journal of Stroke.  13:985-991. 2018
2018 Does cognition improve following LVAD implantation?General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  66:456-463. 2018
2018 Reply: Don't Leave the Back Door OpenJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.  11:1420. 2018
2018 Proposed Standardized Neurological Endpoints for Cardiovascular Clinical TrialsEuropean Heart Journal.  39:1687-1697. 2018
2018 Neurocognition and Cerebral Lesion Burden in High-Risk Patients Before Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Insights From the SENTINEL TrialJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.  11:384-392. 2018
2018 Determinants of Long-Term Neurological Recovery Patterns Relative to Hospital Discharge Among Cardiac Arrest SurvivorsCritical Care Medicine.  46:e141-e150. 2018
2017 Altered cerebral hemodyamics and cortical thinning in asymptomatic carotid artery stenosisPLoS ONE.  12. 2017
2017 Aphasia As a Predictor of Stroke OutcomeCurrent Neurology and Neuroscience Reports.  17. 2017
2017 Carotid revascularization and medical management for asymptomatic carotid stenosis: Protocol of the CREST-2 clinical trialsInternational Journal of Stroke.  12:770-778. 2017
2017 Defining Optimal Brain Health in Adults: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association/American Stroke AssociationStroke.  48:e284-e303. 2017
2017 The relationship between the score on a simple measure of cognitive function and incident CVD in people with diabetes: A post hoc epidemiological analysis from the accord-mind studyJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.  102:3218-3225. 2017
2017 The Association between Diffusion MRI-Defined Infarct Volume and NIHSS Score in Patients with Minor Acute StrokeJournal of Neuroimaging.  27:388-391. 2017
2017 Transcatheter aortic valve replacement: perioperative stroke and beyondExpert Review of Neurotherapeutics.  17:327-334. 2017
2017 Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Research: Issues, Opportunities, and the National Institutes of Health StrokeNetStroke.  48:813-819. 2017
2017 Proposed Standardized Neurological Endpoints for Cardiovascular Clinical Trials: An Academic Research Consortium InitiativeJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  69:679-691. 2017
2017 Protection Against Cerebral Embolism During Transcatheter Aortic Valve ReplacementJournal of the American College of Cardiology.  69:367-377. 2017
2017 Understanding the Connection between Cognitive Impairment and Mobility: What Can Be Gained from Neuropsychological Assessment?Rehabilitation Research and Practice.  2017:4516219. 2017
2016 Effect of aphasia on acute stroke outcomesNeurology.  87:2348-2354. 2016
2016 Dissociation among hemodynamic measures in asymptomatic high grade carotid artery stenosisJournal of the Neurological Sciences.  367:143-147. 2016
2016 Measurement of cortical thickness asymmetry in carotid occlusive diseaseNeuroImage: Clinical.  12:640-644. 2016
2016 The neurophysiological effects of single-dose theophylline in patients with chronic stroke: A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized cross-over studyRestorative Neurology and Neuroscience.  34:799-813. 2016
2016 Variability in motor and language recovery during the acute stroke periodCerebrovascular Diseases Extra.  6:12-21. 2016
2015 Itemized NIHSS subsets predict positive MRI strokes in patients with mild deficitsJournal of the Neurological Sciences.  358:221-225. 2015
2015 Comparative effectiveness of home blood pressure telemonitoring (HBPTM) plus nurse case management versus HBPTM alone among Black and Hispanic stroke survivors: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trialTrials.  16. 2015
2015 Indirect measures of arterial stiffness and cognitive performance in individuals without traditional vascular risk factors or diseaseJAMA Neurology.  72:309-315. 2015
2014 Randomized Evaluation of Carotid Occlusion and Neurocognition (RECON) trialNeurology.  82:744-751. 2014
2014 Cerebrovascular disease in the era of left ventricular assist devices with continuous flow: Risk factors, diagnosis, and treatmentThe Journal of heart transplantation.  33:878-887. 2014
2014 Cognitive function and brain structure in persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus after intensive lowering of blood pressure and lipid levels: A randomized clinical trialJAMA Internal Medicine.  174:324-333. 2014
2014 Effect of diabetes on brain structure: The action to control cardiovascular risk in diabetes MR imaging baseline dataRadiology.  272:210-216. 2014
2014 The cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of diabetic retinopathy with cognitive function and brain MRI findings: The Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trialDiabetes Care.  37:3244-3252. 2014
2013 Cerebral hemodynamics and cognitive decline: Swimming against the currentNeurology.  80:2086-2087. 2013
2013 Blood-brain barrier disruption after cardiac surgeryAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  34:518-523. 2013
2013 Improvement after constraint-induced movement therapy: Recovery of normal motor control or task-specific compensation?Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair.  27:99-109. 2013
2013 Stroke, cognitive deficits, and rehabilitation: Still an incomplete pictureInternational Journal of Stroke.  8:38-45. 2013
2012 Poor cognitive function and risk of severe hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes: Post hoc epidemiologic analysis of the ACCORD trialDiabetes Care.  35:787-793. 2012
2012 Poor survival after cardiac arrest resuscitation: A self-fulfilling prophecy or biologic destiny?Critical Care Medicine.  40:979-980. 2012
2012 Cerebral hemodynamics and cognitive impairment: Baseline data from the RECON trialNeurology.  78:250-255. 2012
2011 Prediction of motor recovery using initial impairment and fMRI 48 h poststrokeCerebral Cortex.  21:2712-2721. 2011
2011 Primary outcomes for resuscitation science studies: A consensus statement from the american heart associationCirculation.  124:2158-2177. 2011
2011 Effects of intensive glucose lowering on brain structure and function in people with type 2 diabetes (ACCORD MIND): A randomised open-label substudyLancet Neurology.  10:969-977. 2011
2011 Broca and the biology of languageNeuropsychology Review.  21:225-226. 2011
2011 Revisiting the contributions of Paul Broca to the study of aphasiaNeuropsychology Review.  21:236-239. 2011
2011 Association of low ejection fraction with impaired verbal memory in older patients with heart failureArchives of Neurology -Chigago-.  68:1021-1026. 2011
2011 Severe aphasia following infarction in the territory of the left anterior choroidal arteryCerebrovascular Diseases.  32:197-198. 2011
2011 Pumps, aqueducts, and drought management: Vascular physiology in vascular cognitive impairmentStroke.  42:221-226. 2011
2010 Improvement in aphasia scores after stroke is well predicted by initial severityStroke.  41:1485-1488. 2010
2010 GABAergic but not anti-cholinergic agents re-induce clinical deficits after strokeJournal of the Neurological Sciences.  292:72-76. 2010
2010 Neurocognitive dysfunction in adult moyamoya diseaseJournal of Neurology.  257:806-815. 2010
2010 Impairment versus activity limitation after incident ischaemic strokeInternational Journal of Stroke.  5:132-133. 2010
2009 Acute confusional syndrome from a dural arteriovenous fistulaNeurosurgery.  65. 2009
2009 Early imaging correlates of subsequent motor recovery after strokeAnnals of Neurology.  65:596-602. 2009
2009 The role of cerebral hyperperfusion in postoperative neurologic dysfunction after left ventricular assist device implantation for end-stage heart failureJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  137:1012-1019. 2009
2009 Relationship between baseline glycemic control and cognitive function in individuals with type 2 diabetes and other cardiovascular rIsk factors the action to control cardiovascular risk in diabetes-memory in diabetes (ACCORD-MIND) trialDiabetes Care.  32:221-226. 2009
2009 Reperfusion normalizes motor activation patterns in Large-Vessel diseaseAnnals of Neurology.  65:203-208. 2009
2009 Neuropsychological features in primary hyperparathyroidism: A prospective studyJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.  94:1951-1958. 2009
2008 Placing neuropsychology in contextNeuropsychology Review.  18:269-270. 2008
2008 Variability in recovery from aphasiaCurrent Neurology and Neuroscience Reports.  8:497-502. 2008
2008 Factors Contributing to Global Cognitive Impairment in Heart Failure: Results From a Population-Based CohortJournal of Cardiac Failure.  14:290-295. 2008
2008 Ipsilateral motor dysfunction from unilateral stroke: Implications for the functional neuroanatomy of hemiparesisJournal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.  79:401-406. 2008
2008 Brain activity associated with stimulation therapy of the visual borderzone in hemianopic stroke patientsNeurorehabilitation and Neural Repair.  22:136-144. 2008
2008 Inter-individual variability in the capacity for motor recovery after ischemic strokeNeurorehabilitation and Neural Repair.  22:64-71. 2008
2008 Variability in language recovery after first-time strokeJournal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.  79:530-534. 2008
2007 Multitasking disorder from right temporoparietal strokeNeuropsychiatry Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology.  20:157-162. 2007
2007 The Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Memory in Diabetes Study (ACCORD-MIND): Rationale, Design, and MethodsAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  99. 2007
2007 A case of progressive apraxia of speech in pathologically verified Alzheimer diseaseNeuropsychiatry Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology.  20:15-20. 2007
2006 In this issueNeuropsychology Review.  16:149. 2006
2006 Hemodynamic impairment as a stimulus for functional brain reorganizationJournal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism.  26:1256-1262. 2006
2006 Why does neuropsychology need a review journal? An editorialNeuropsychology Review.  16:1-2. 2006
2005 Clinical and analytical considerations in the study of health status in device trials for heart failureJournal of Cardiac Failure.  11:396-403. 2005
2004 Hypoperfusion without stroke alters motor activation in the opposite hemisphereAnnals of Neurology.  56:796-802. 2004
2004 Magnetic resonance imaging to detect acute cerebral events in on-pump and hybrid-pump patientsHeart Surgery Forum.  7:217-220. 2004
2004 Neurological events during long-term mechanical circulatory support for heart failure: The Randomized Evaluation of Mechanical Assistance for the Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure (REMATCH) experienceCirculation.  109:2423-2427. 2004
2004 Dural Arteriovenous Fistula Presents Like An Ischemic StrokeNeuropsychiatry Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology.  17:50-53. 2004
2004 Key issues in trial design for ventricular assist devices: A position statement of the Heart Failure Society of AmericaJournal of Cardiac Failure.  10:91-100. 2004
2003 Neurobehavioral differences in superselective Wada testing with amobarbital versus lidocaineAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  24:1456-1460. 2003
2003 Monitoring of cerebral vasodilatory capacity with transcranial Doppler carbon dioxide inhalation in patients with severe carotid artery diseaseStroke.  34:945-949. 2003
2003 Midazolam challenge reinduces neurological deficits after transient ischemic attackStroke.  34:794-796. 2003
2002 The warfarin-aspirin recurrent stroke study trialCurrent Cardiology Reports.  4:133. 2002
2002 Clinical utility of quantitative cerebral blood flow measurements during internal carotid artery test occlusionsNeurosurgery.  50:996-1005. 2002
2002 Characterization of the cerebral blood flow response to balloon deflation after temporary internal carotid artery test occlusionJournal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology.  14:123-129. 2002
2002 Reemergence of stroke deficits with midazolam challengeStroke.  33:283-285. 2002
2002 A controlled prospective study of neuropsychological dysfunction following carotid endarterectomyArchives of Neurology -Chigago-.  59:217-222. 2002
2002 Dexmedetomidine may impair cognitive testing during endovascular embolization of cerebral arteriovenous malformations: A retrospective case report seriesJournal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology.  14:209-212. 2002
2001 A comparison of warfarin and aspirin for the prevention of recurrent ischemic strokeNew England Journal of Medicine.  345:1444-1451. 2001
2001 Long-term use of a left ventricular assist device for end-stage heart failureNew England Journal of Medicine.  345:1435-1443. 2001
2001 Recovery of brain function during induced cerebral hypoperfusionBrain.  124:1208-1217. 2001
2001 Neuropsychological function and brain arteriovenous malformations: redefining eloquence as a risk for treatment.Neurosurgical Focus.  11. 2001
2000 Severe pain confounds neuropsychological test performanceJournal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology.  22:633-639. 2000
2000 The experience of Wernicke's aphasiaNeurology.  55:1222-1224. 2000
2000 Interhemispheric transfer of language in patients with left frontal cerebral arteriovenous malformationNeuropsychologia.  38:1325-1332. 2000
2000 Pure topographic disorientation: A distinctive syndrome with varied localizationNeurology.  54:1864-1866. 2000
2000 Evolution of cortical activation during recovery from corticospinal tract infarctionStroke.  31:656-661. 2000
2000 Pure topographic disorientation: A distinctive syndrome with varied localizationNeurology.  54:575-578. 2000
1999 The rematch trial: Rationale, design, and end pointsAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  67:723-730. 1999
1999 Developmental deficits in adult patients with arteriovenous malformationsArchives of Neurology -Chigago-.  56:103-106. 1999
1999 Higher cerebral function and hemispheric blood flow during awake carotid artery balloon test occlusionsJournal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.  66:734-738. 1999
1998 AphasiaMedical Update for Psychiatrists.  3:132-138. 1998
1998 Central poststroke pain and Wallenberg's lateral medullary infarctionNeurology.  50:1521. 1998
1998 Central poststroke pain associated with lateral medullary infarctionNeurology.  50:837. 1998
1998 Stimulus context in hemineglectBrain.  121:2003-2010. 1998
1997 Anterior translocation of language in patients with left cerebral arteriovenous malformationNeurology.  49:802-808. 1997
1997 Central poststroke pain and Wallenberg's lateral medullary infarction: Frequency, character, and determinants in 63 patientsNeurology.  49:120-125. 1997
1997 Changes in regional cerebral blood flow related to line bisection discrimination and visual attention using HMPAO-SPECTNeuroImage.  6:139-144. 1997
1997 Treatment of inoperable carotid aneurysms with endovascular carotid occlusion after extracranial-intracranial bypass surgeryNeurosurgery.  41:1225-1234. 1997
1996 'Semantic' conduction aphasia from a posterior insular cortex infarctionJournal of Neuroimaging.  6:189-191. 1996
1996 Continuous time estimation as a behavioural index of human cerebral ischaemia during temporary occlusion of the internal carotid arteryJournal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.  60:559-563. 1996
1995 Response: Steal and cerebral arteriovenous malformationsStroke.  26:2371-2372. 1995
1995 Steal and cerebral arteriovenous malformationsStroke.  26:2371. 1995
1995 Visuoconstructive deficit following infarction in the right Basal Ganglia: A case report and some experimental dataArchives of Clinical Neuropsychology.  10:543-553. 1995
1995 ‘steal’ is an unestablished mechanism for the clinical presentation of cerebral arteriovenous malformationsStroke.  26:1215-1220. 1995
1994 Brain dysfunction and violent behavior in a man with a congenital subarachnoid cystHospital & community psychiatry.  45:714-715. 1994
1994 Cognitive function in myasthenia gravisNeuropsychiatry Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology.  7:211-214. 1994
1994 Intrahemispheric localization of drawing dysfunctionNeuropsychologia.  32:493-501. 1994
1993 Anxiety disorders in a neuromuscular clinicAmerican Journal of Psychiatry.  150:1102-1104. 1993
1992 Left hemiparalexia.Neurology.  42:562-569. 1992
1992 Distinct syndromes of hemineglectArchives of Neurology -Chigago-.  49:1187-1194. 1992
1992 Left hemiparalexiaNeurology.  42:562-569. 1992
1992 Obsessive-compulsive disorder onset after removal of a brain tumorJournal of Nervous and Mental Disease.  180:535-536. 1992
1992 Use of a structured interview to diagnose anxiety disorders in a minority populationHospital & community psychiatry.  43:61-64. 1992
1986 Second-order control of sequence-class equivalences in childrenEuropean Journal of Pharmacology.  13:205-215. 1986
1984 THE FORMATION OF VISUAL STIMULUS EQUIVALENCES IN CHILDRENJournal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior.  41:251-266. 1984
1983 Language recovery following isolation for severe combined immunodeficiency diseaseNature.  306:54-55. 1983
1983 Effects of frontal lobe lesions on hypothesis sampling during concept formationNeuropsychologia.  21:513-524. 1983
1977 EXTENDING SEQUENCE‐CLASS MEMBERSHIP WITH MATCHING TO SAMPLEJournal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior.  27:381-392. 1977


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2011 Middle Cerebral Artery Disease.  384-424. 2011
2004 Middle Cerebral Artery Disease.  123-166. 2004

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Psychology, Northeastern University 1977
  • Full Name

  • Ronald Lazar