Early Neurological Deterioration (END) after stroke: the END depends on the definition

Int J Stroke. 2011 Jun;6(3):211-2. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-4949.2011.00596.x.


Neurological worsening poststroke is a serious clinical condition that occurs in up to one-third of patients. This brief report summarizes several of the current issues faced by neurologists in recognizing and managing patients who experience a worsening neurological status following hospital admission.

MeSH terms

  • Brain Ischemia / complications
  • Cerebral Infarction / complications
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Disease Progression
  • Humans
  • Nervous System Diseases / etiology*
  • Nervous System Diseases / therapy
  • Stroke / complications*
  • Stroke / therapy
  • Terminology as Topic