Stroke is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association. As of May 2012, the current editor-in-chief is Marc Fisher (University of Massachusetts Medical School).

Stroke covers research on cerebral circulation and related diseases, including clinical research on assessment of risk for stroke, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment, as well as rehabilitation. The audience base for Stroke includes neurologists, basic scientists, cardiologists, vascular surgeons, internists, interventionalists, neurosurgeons, and physiatrists.

This journal was ranked 13 of 185 journals in the category “Clinical Neurology” and 7 of 66 journals in the category “Peripheral Vascular Disease” by Journal Citation Reports in 2010.

Stroke is indexed in the following databases: BIOSIS, CABS, Chemical Abstracts, CINAHL, Current Contents, EMBASE, and MEDLINE.

Image Caption: A cover of the journal Stroke. Credit: Wikipedia

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