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Analysis of 1008 Consecutive Patients Aged 15 to 49 With First-Ever Ischemic Stroke: The Helsinki Young Stroke Registry
Background and Purpose— To analyze trends in occurrence, risk factors, etiology, and neuroimaging features of ischemic stroke in young adults in a large cohort. Methods— We evaluated all 1008Expand
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SMASH-U: A Proposal for Etiologic Classification of Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Background and Purpose— The purpose of this study was to provide a simple and practical clinical classification for the etiology of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). Methods— We performed aExpand
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Causes of Death and Predictors of 5-Year Mortality in Young Adults After First-Ever Ischemic Stroke: The Helsinki Young Stroke Registry
Background and Purpose— Data on mortality and its prognostic factors after an acute ischemic stroke in young adults are scarce and based on relatively small heterogeneous patient series. Methods— WeExpand
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Recurrent ischemic events in young adults after first‐ever ischemic stroke
Data on recurrence of vascular events and their prognostic factors in young (<50 years of age) stroke patients are not well defined.
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Safety of Thrombolysis in Stroke Mimics: Results From a Multicenter Cohort Study
Background and Purpose— Intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke is beneficial within 4.5 hours of symptom onset, but the effect rapidly decreases over time, necessitating quick diagnosticExpand
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Off-Label Thrombolysis Is Not Associated With Poor Outcome in Patients With Stroke
Background and Purpose— Numerous contraindications included in the license of alteplase, most of which are not based on scientific evidence, restrict the portion of patients with acute ischemicExpand
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Etiology of first‐ever ischaemic stroke in European young adults: the 15 cities young stroke study
Risk factors for IS in young adults differ between genders and evolve with age, but data on the age‐ and gender‐specific differences by stroke etiology are scare. These features were compared basedExpand
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Lifestyle Risk Factors for Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack in Young Adults in the Stroke in Young Fabry Patients Study
Background and Purpose— Although many stroke patients are young or middle-aged, risk factor profiles in these age groups are poorly understood. Methods— The Stroke in Young Fabry Patients (sifap1)Expand
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Association of Prestroke Statin Use and Lipid Levels With Outcome of Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Background and Purpose— It is unclear whether blood lipid profiles and statin use before intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) are associated with its outcome. Methods— The Helsinki ICH Study, aExpand
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Patient outcomes from symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage after stroke thrombolysis
Objectives: To assess the impact of symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage (sICH) on outcome of thrombolysis-treated ischemic stroke patients, as additional to recognized prognosticators. Methods: TheExpand
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