Carmen Sedano

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The aim of this prospective study was to determine the etiologic factors leading to stroke in a group of young adults. We studied 95 patients aged 50 years or under who were admitted with the diagnosis of stroke over a 2-year period. These patients underwent complete clinical and laboratory assessment for stroke. The etiology was established in 73 (76.8%)(More)
drome with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis had been diagnosed 10 months earlier. At this time, he had normal renal function and a serum cholesterol level of 857 mg/dl. He was treated with a diuretic drug for mild arterial hypertension. His hyperlipidemia was not treated, and his only other apparent risk factor for vascular disease was smoking(More)
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