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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The influence of body temperature on stroke outcome remains uncertain. The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic role of admission body temperature on short-term and long-term mortality in a retrospective cohort study of patients with acute stroke. METHODS A retrospective cohort of 509 patients with acute stroke,(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Optic neuropathy (ON), a serious complication of Graves ophthalmopathy, is often subclinical and masked by symptoms of orbitopathy. We examined herein bony and soft-tissue CT features associated with ON, including an angular assessment of orbital apex capacity, and their usefulness in the risk prediction of ON. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Large within-country variations have been described in stroke management and there have been a few studies of between-country variation (in the USA and the UK). We designed a study to examine stroke management across a wide range of countries representing different stages of economic development. Large variations would suggest the(More)
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