Wengui Yu

Professor of Clinical Neurology and Vice Chair for Hospital Affairs, Neurology
School of Medicine

M.D., Jiangxi Medical College, 1983

Ph.D., McGill University, 1997, Experimental Medicine

Phone: (714) 456-2889
Email: wyu@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
200 S. Manchester Ave. #206E Orange, CA
Mail Code: 4280
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Outcome of coma and severe strple; intracranial stenosis; resistant hypertension in ICH; cervical arterial dissection
Yu W, Binder D, Foster-Barber A, Malek R, Smith WS and Higashida RT. Endovascular embolectomy of acute basilar artery occlusion. Neurology 2003;61:1421-1423.
Yu W, Smith WS, Singh S, Ko N, Cullen SP, Dowd C, Halback V, Higashida RT. Long-term outcome of endovascular stenting for symptomatic basilar artery stenosis. Neurology 2005;64:1055-1057. (Highlighted on page 937).
McIntosh A, Hungs M, Kostanian V, and Yu W. Carotid artery dissection and MCA stroke following methamphetamine use. Neurology 2006;67:2259-2260.
Stradling D, Yu W, Langdorf M, Tsai F, Kostanian V, Hasso AN, Welbourne SJ, Schooley Y, Fisher MJ, Cramer SC. Stroke care delivery before vs. after JCAHO stroke center. Neurology 2007;68:469-470.1012.
Yu W, Kostanian V, and Fisher MJ. Endovascular recanalization of basilar artery occlusion 80 days after symptom onset. Stroke 2007;38:1387-1389.
Yu W, Rives J, Welch B, White J, Stehel E, and Samson D. Hypoplasia or occlusion of the ipsilateral cranial venous drainage is associated with early fatal edema of middle cerebral artery infarction. Stroke 2009;40:3736-3739.
Beshay JE, Morgan H, Madden, Yu W, and Sarode R. Emergency reversal of anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapies in neurosurgical patients. Journal of Neurosurgery 2010;112(2):307-18.
Jiang WJ, Yu W, Du B, Gao F, and Cui LY. Outcome of patients with >70% symptomatic intracranial stenosis after Wingspan stenting. Stroke 2011;42:1971-1975.
Yu W, Rickert K, Flores B, and Samson D. Infectious Mid Basilar Artery Aneurysm from Pseudomona Meningitis. J NeuroIntervent Surg. 2012;4(3):e10.
Chaudry P, Friedman D, and Yu W. Unilateral pupillary mydriasis from nebulized ipratropium bromide: A false sign of brain herniation in the intensive care unit. India Journal of Critical Care Medicine. 2014;18 (3):176-177.
Lai TT, Lavian M, Al-Khoury L, Suzuki S, and Yu W. Case Report of Endovascular Therapy of Acute Basilar Artery Occlusion: Beyond the Restricted Time Window. Neurological Cases 2016; 3(2):1-4.
Dastur CK, Yu W. Current management of spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage. Stroke and Vascular Neurology 2017;00: e000047. doi:10.1136/svn- 2016-000047. PMID: 28959487.
Hong D, Stradling D, Dastur CD, Akbari Y, Groysman L, Al-Khoury L, Chen J, Small SL and Yu W. Resistant Hypertension after Hypertensive Intracerebral Hemorrhage Is Associated with More Medical Interventions and Longer Hospital Stays without Affecting Outcome. Front. Neurol. 8:184. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2017.00184. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2017.00184.
Yu W, Kavi T, Majic TJ, Alva K, Moheet A, Lyden P, Schievink W, Lekovic G, Alexander MJ. Treatment modality and benchmarks of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage at a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Front. Neurol.15 March 2018 https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2018.00152.
Raychev RI, Stradling D, Patel N, Gee JR, Lombardi DL, Moon JL, Brown DM, Pathak P, Yu W, Stratton SJ, Cramer SC. Evolution of a U.S. County System for Acute Comprehensive Stroke Care. Stroke. 2018;49:1217-1222, originally published April 6, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKE.118.020620
Professional Societies
American Academy of Neurology
Neurocritical Care Society
American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
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