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Mortality and recurrent vascular events after first incident stroke: a 9-year community-based study of 0·5 million Chinese adults.

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Summary of "Mortality and recurrent vascular events after first incident stroke: a 9-year community-based study of 0·5 million Chinese adults."

Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Despite considerable improvements in diagnosis and treatment, little is known about the short-term and long-term prognosis after a first stroke in low-income and middle-income countries, including China. We aimed to assess the short-term and long-term risk of recurrent stroke and mortality after a first stroke for each of the major pathological stroke types.

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Name: The Lancet. Global health
ISSN: 2214-109X
Pages: e580-e590

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