Jens Witsch, MD

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Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Vascular Neurology Liaison , Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center of Excellence
Department: Neurology

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3400 Spruce Street
Office: 2672548482
Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany , 2008.
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Selected Publications

Witsch J, Roh D, Oh S, Iadecola C, Diaz-Arrastia R, Kasner SE, Mayer SA, Murthy SB.: Association Between Soluble Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1 and Intracerebral Hemorrhage Outcomes in the FAST Trial. Stroke 54(7): 1726-1734, Jul 2023.

Witsch J, Spalart V, Martinod K, Schneider H, Oertel J, Geisel J, Hendrix P, Hemmer S.: Neutrophil Extracellular Traps and Delayed Cerebral Ischemia in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Crit Care Explor 4: e0692, May 2022.

Witsch J, Roh DJ, Avadhani R, Merkler AE, Kamel H, Awad I, Hanley DF, Ziai WC, Murthy SB.: Association Between Intraventricular Alteplase Use and Parenchymal Hematoma Volume in Patients With Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Intraventricular Hemorrhage. JAMA Netw Open 4: e2135773, Dec 2021.

Witsch J, Falcone GJ, Leasure AC, Matouk C, Endres M, Sansing L, Woo D, Sheth KN.: Intracerebral Hemorrhage with Intraventricular Extension Associated with Loss of Consciousness at Symptom Onset. Neurocrit Care 35(2): 418-427, Oct 2021.

Witsch J, Mir SA, Parikh NS, Murthy SB, Kamel H, Navi BB, Segal AZ, Fink ME, Rutrick SB, Safford MM, Narula N, Goyal P, Gaudino M, Girardi LN, Devereux RB, Roman MJ, Zhang C, Merkler AE.: Association Between Cervical Artery Dissection and Aortic Dissection. Circulation 144: 840-842, Sep 2021.

Witsch J, Siegerink B, Nolte CH, Sprügel M, Steiner T, Endres M, Huttner HB.: Prognostication after intracerebral hemorrhage: a review. Neurol Res Pract 3: 22, May 2021.

Witsch J, Al-Mufti F, Connolly ES, Agarwal S, Melmed K, Roh DJ, Claassen J, Park S.: Statins and perihemorrhagic edema in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurology. 92(18): e2145-e2149, Apr 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006931. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Luger S, Witsch J, Dietz A, Hamann GF, Minnerup J, Schneider H, Sitzer M, Wartenberg KE, Niessner M, Foerch C; BE FAST II and the IGNITE Study Groups.: Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein Serum Levels Distinguish between Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Cerebral Ischemia in the Early Phase of Stroke. Clin Chem. 63(1): 377-385, Jan 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2016.263335. Epub 2016 Nov 23.

Witsch J, Frey HP, Patel S, Park S, Lahiri S, Schmidt JM, Agarwal S, Falo MC, Velazquez A, Jaja B, Macdonald RL, Connolly ES, Claassen J.: Prognostication of long-term outcomes after subarachnoid hemorrhage: The FRESH score. Ann Neurol. 80(1): 46-58, Jul 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1002/ana.24675. Epub 2016 May 25.

Stretz C, Mahta A, Witsch J, Burton T, Yaghi S, Furie KL, Reznik ME.: A reassessment of hemoglobin and hematoma expansion in intracerebral hemorrhage. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 32: 107339, Sep 2023.

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