Prediction of Early Recurrence After Acute Ischemic Stroke


Arsava E. M. , Kim G., Oliveira-Filho J., Gungor L., Noh H. J. , Lordelo M. d. J. , ...More

JAMA NEUROLOGY, vol.73, no.4, pp.396-401, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 73 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2015.4949
  • Title of Journal : JAMA NEUROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.396-401

Abstract

IMPORTANCE Approximately half of recurrent strokes occur within days and weeks of an ischemic stroke. It is imperative to identify patients at imminent risk of recurrent stroke because recurrent events lead to prolonged hospitalization, worsened functional outcome, and increased mortality.