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Stroke Registration of Young Adults in China

2017-01-19 06:38:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The main purpose of this study is to build the study cohort of young ischemic stroke population in China, and to compare the prognosis of patients with different ischemic stroke subtypes.

Description

Approximately 15% of all ischemic strokes (IS) occur in young adults and adolescents. Youth IS refers to the young ischemic stroke patients, aged 18 to 45 years old, about 5%-10% in all cases of cerebral apoplexy. Youth IS is different from old age IS for risk factors, secondary prevention standards compliance and prognosis. So it is meaningful to learn and study the youth IS risk factor,the secondary prevention and its relationship with prognosis.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Ischemic Stroke

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

First Hospital of Jilin University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-01-19T06:38:21-0500

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