Blood biomarkers in stroke: Research and clinical practice

William Whiteley, Yingfang Tian, Glen C. Jickling

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Abstract

Blood biomarkers may have applications in stroke diagnosis, outcome prediction, or treatment. In this article, we provide a focused review on some of the methodological challenges and potential developments of biomarkers in stroke. We review the approaches to the development of a diagnostic blood marker: a candidate marker approach, marker panels, and -omics. Then we examined the role of blood markers to predict recurrent stroke and treatment response in stroke.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)435-439
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Stroke
Volume7
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2012

Keywords

  • Biomarker
  • Diagnosis
  • Prediction
  • Research
  • Stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology

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