Ana Ochoa-Guzmán

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INTRODUCTION The importance of the admission blood pressure (BP) for intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) outcome is not completely clear. Our objective was to analyze the clinical impact of BP at hospital arrival in patients with primary ICH. MATERIAL AND METHODS We studied 316 patients (50% women, mean age: 64 years, 75% with hypertension history) with acute(More)
INTRODUCTION Scarce information exists on intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in Latin America, and the existent is derived from single-center registries with non-generalizable conclusions. The aim of this study is to describe the frequency, etiology, management and outcome of ICH in Mexico. PATIENTS AND METHODS We studied consecutive patients with ICH(More)
INTRODUCTION The 'obesity paradox' is the decreasing risk of death after cardiovascular disease, with a high body mass index (BMI), even when BMI is a risk factor for vasculopathy, in the first place. Our aim was to analyze the influence of obesity on the functional recovery after ischemic stroke. PATIENTS AND METHODS We studied 510 patients who survived(More)
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