Age at stroke: Temporal trends in stroke incidence in a large, biracial population.
We describe temporal trends in stroke incidence stratified by age from our population-based stroke epidemiology study. We hypothesized that stroke incidence in younger adults (age 20-54) increased over time, most notably between 1999 and 2005.
From the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (B.M.K., K.A., C.J.M., D.W., O.A., M.L.F., P.K., S.F., F.D.L.R.L.R., J.P.B.); and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (J.C.K.), Cincinnati, OH.
This article was published in the following journal.
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23054237
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0b013e318270401d
Previous studies have suggested that C-reactive protein (CRP) was associated with risk of stroke. There were few studies in Asian population, or on stroke subtypes other than ischemic stroke. We thus ...
Stroke is the third leading cause of death worldwide. Stroke mortality has been noted to be higher in blacks in biracial studies. There have been few studies on stroke mortality and its predictors in ...
Large clinical trials are lack of data on non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants for acute stroke patients.
We sought to determine hospital and patient characteristics associated with the use of endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke and to analyze trends in clinical outcome.
The A2DS2 score was recently developed from the Berlin Stroke Registry for predicting in-hospital pneumonia after acute ischemic stroke and performed well in an external validation in the North-west G...
Our primary goal is to study temporal trends in the incidence rate, causes, treatment, and outcome of stroke among a large biracial metropolitan population of 1,349,351, of whom 215,611 (1...
The objective of this study is to determine the natural history of acute ischemic stroke from large vessel thromboembolism in the brain. The target population is a stroke cohort with a kn...
The main objective of this study is to investigate the tolerability of enecadin in patients with acute ischemic stroke. Furthermore, the pharmacokinetics of enecadin in both male and femal...
The aim of the Atahualpa project is to evaluate the cardiovascular (CVH) status of the inhabitants of a rural village of coastal Ecuador as well as to determine the prevalence and retrospe...
The purpose of this project is to follow first-ever- acute stroke patients from onset, one, two and four years post stroke and study the effect of two different approaches of exercises imp...
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A group of pathological conditions characterized by sudden, non-convulsive loss of neurological function due to BRAIN ISCHEMIA or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Stroke is classified by the type of tissue NECROSIS, such as the anatomic location, vasculature involved, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. non-hemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)
A condition caused by the failure of body to dissipate heat in an excessively hot environment or during PHYSICAL EXERTION in a hot environment. Contrast to HEAT EXHAUSTION, the body temperature in heat stroke patient is dangerously high with red, hot skin accompanied by DELUSIONS; CONVULSIONS; or COMA. It can be a life-threatening emergency and is most common in infants and the elderly.
Monitoring of rate of occurrence of specific conditions to assess the stability or change in health levels of a population. It is also the study of disease rates in a specific cohort, geographic area, population subgroup, etc. to estimate trends in larger population. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
A strain of Rattus norvegicus with elevated blood pressure used as a model for studying hypertension and stroke.