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The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence of cancer and its characteristics in patients with ischemic stroke and to compare this with cancer prevalence in the general population.
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Name: European journal of neurology
Retrograde blood flow from complex atheroma in the descending aorta (DAo) has only recently been described as a potential mechanism of stroke. However, prevalence of this mechanism in the general popu...
Data on the psoriasis incidence and prevalence in the Italian population are limited, and a timely and accurate understanding of the disease epidemiology is needed. This ad hoc study investigated psor...
The incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is known to be higher in patients with malignancy as compared with the general population. It is important to understand and review the epidemiology of VT...
People with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) have up to 30-fold higher risk of stroke than the general population.
to identify the prevalence of smokers between the psychiatric population and the general population; to compare the personal, socio-demographic and clinical profile of smokers and non-smokers in the p...
Although it is classically considered that chronic hepatitis C infection (CHC) is usually asymptomatic, there are studies that show that up to two thirds of patients may present some type ...
Depression is one of the important psychiatric sequelae after stroke. The prevalence of post stroke depression (PSD) is approximately 20-40%. Depression comorbid with stroke has been foun...
- Tobacco is the leading risk factor for avoidable mortality in France and around the world. It is also the second cause of life with disability in the world and the leading pre...
Strokes leads to significant morbidity and mortality, and hypertension is the most important risk factor for strokes. It is estimated that up to 10% of patients with hypertension have the ...
Purpose: Cancer-related hypercoagulability plays an important role in the development of cancer-related stroke. With rapidly aging population and increasing cancer prevalence, cancer relat...
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
The constant presence of diseases or infectious agents within a given geographic area or population group. It may also refer to the usual prevalence of a given disease with such area or group. It includes holoendemic and hyperendemic diseases. A holoendemic disease is one for which a high prevalent level of infection begins early in life and affects most of the child population, leading to a state of equilibrium such that the adult population shows evidence of the disease much less commonly than do children (malaria in many communities is a holoendemic disease). A hyperendemic disease is one that is constantly present at a high incidence and/or prevalence rate and affects all groups equally. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 3d ed, p53, 78, 80)
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 cancer registry mandated under the National Cancer Act of 1971 to operate and maintain a population-based cancer reporting system, reporting periodically estimates of cancer incidence and mortality in the United States. The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program is a continuing project of the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Among its goals, in addition to assembling and reporting cancer statistics, are the monitoring of annual cancer incident trends and the promoting of studies designed to identify factors amenable to cancer control interventions. (From National Cancer Institute, NIH Publication No. 91-3074, October 1990)
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Neurology - Central Nervous System (CNS)
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Stroke - Cerebrovascular Disease (CVA)
A stroke is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Strokes are a medical emergency and prompt treatment is essential because the sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is ...