Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Exercise: primus inter pares of Life’s Simple 7Aging.  13:12297-12298. 2021
2021 Predicting post-LVAD outcome: Is there a role for cognition? 2021
2020 Poststroke Montreal Cognitive Assessment and Recurrent Stroke in Patients With Symptomatic Intracranial AtherosclerosisJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  29. 2020
2020 Cognition and cerebrovascular function in primary hyperparathyroidism before and after parathyroidectomyJournal of Endocrinological Investigation.  43:369-379. 2020
2020 The role of exercise in the reversal of IGF-1 deficiencies in microvascular rarefaction and hypertensionGeroscience.  42:141-158. 2020
2020 Cognitive Impairment Correlates Linearly with Mean Flow Velocity by Transcranial Doppler below a Definable ThresholdCerebrovascular Diseases Extra.  10:21-27. 2020
2019 Cognition and Quality of Life in Symptomatic Carotid OcclusionJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  28:2250-2254. 2019
2019 Is Hemispheric Hypoperfusion a Treatable Cause of Cognitive Impairment?Current Cardiology Reports.  21. 2019
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 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 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 beyond 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
2016 Dissociation among hemodynamic measures in asymptomatic high grade carotid artery stenosisJournal of the Neurological Sciences.  367:143-147. 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 Indirect measures of arterial stiffness and cognitive performance in individuals without traditional vascular risk factors or diseaseJAMA Neurology.  72:309-315. 2015
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
2014 Cerebrovascular disease in the era of left ventricular assist devices with continuous flow: Risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment 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
2013 Blood-brain barrier disruption after cardiac surgeryAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology.  34:518-523. 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
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 Association of low ejection fraction with impaired verbal memory in older patients with heart failureArchives of Neurology.  68:1021-1026. 2011
2011 Severe aphasia following infarction in the territory of the left anterior choroidal arteryCerebrovascular Diseases.  32:197-198. 2011
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 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 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 Variability in language recovery after first-time strokeJournal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.  79:530-534. 2008
2007 Multitasking disorder from right temporoparietal stroke 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 disease 2007
2006 Hemodynamic impairment as a stimulus for functional brain reorganizationJournal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism.  26:1256-1262. 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 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 Stroke 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
2002 The warfarin-aspirin recurrent stroke study trialCurrent Cardiology Reports.  4:133. 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 A controlled prospective study of neuropsychological dysfunction following carotid endarterectomyArchives of Neurology.  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 Recovery of brain function during induced cerebral hypoperfusion 2001
2000 Severe pain confounds neuropsychological test performanceJournal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology.  22:633-639. 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.  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 Stimulus context in hemineglect 1998
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 Visuoconstructive deficit following infarction in the right Basal Ganglia: A case report and some experimental dataArchives of Clinical Neuropsychology.  10:543-553. 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 gravis 1994
1993 Anxiety disorders in a neuromuscular clinicAmerican Journal of Psychiatry.  150:1102-1104. 1993
1992 Distinct syndromes of hemineglectArchives of Neurology.  49:1187-1194. 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 children 1986
1984 THE FORMATION OF VISUAL STIMULUS EQUIVALENCES IN CHILDRENJournal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior.  41:251-266. 1984
1977 EXTENDING SEQUENCE‐CLASS MEMBERSHIP WITH MATCHING TO SAMPLEJournal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior.  27:381-392. 1977


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2020 Neurovascular Neuropsychology 2020


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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