Rohit Bhattacharjee

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BACKGROUND The greatest potential to reduce the burden of stroke is by primary prevention of first-ever stroke, which constitutes three quarters of all stroke. In addition to population-wide prevention strategies (the 'mass' approach), the 'high risk' approach aims to identify individuals at risk of stroke and to modify their risk factors, and risk,(More)
BACKGROUND Determining the prevalence of neuromuscular disorders for the general population is important to identify the scope of burden on society and enable comparisons with other health conditions. This systematic review aims to identify and collate the findings of studies published between 1960 and 2013 on the prevalence of all types of muscular(More)
Response to Letter Regarding Article, “New Strategy to Reduce the Global Burden of Stroke” We appreciate the interest of Estol in our recently published article. Although acknowledging the originality of our approach to primary stroke prevention and soundness of the epidemiological project we plan to perform during the next 10 years, Estol raises 3 main(More)
BACKGROUND Insufficient data exist on population-based trends in morbidity and mortality to determine the success of prevention strategies and improvements in health care delivery in stroke. The aim of this study was to determine trends in incidence and outcome (1-year mortality, 28-day case-fatality) in relation to management and risk factors for stroke in(More)
The growing burden of stroke in China, along with the increasing cost of health care calls for new, more effective strategies for stroke prevention. These strategies should include increasing awareness of stroke symptoms, awareness of risk factors, and provision of easily available information on means of modifying risk factors. The Stroke Riskometer App is(More)
RATIONALE Stroke is a major cause of long-term adult disability with many survivors living in the community relying on family members for on-going support. However, reports of inadequate understanding of rehabilitation techniques are common. A self-management DVD-based observational learning tool may help improve functional outcomes for survivors of stroke(More)
Considerable burden of stroke along with continuously increasing cost of medical help to stroke patients in Russia prompt to search for new and more efficient strategies for stroke prevention. These strategies should encompass improvement of people’s awareness of stroke symptoms and risk factors, as well as accessible information on how to modify the risk(More)
Valery L. Feigin, MD, PhD; Rita Krishnamurthi, PhD; Rohit Bhattacharjee, MPH; Priya Parmar, MSc; Alice Theadom, PhD; Tasleem Hussein, BSc; Mitali Purohit, MBioEnt; Patria Hume, PhD; Max Abbott, PhD; Elaine Rush, PhD; Nikola Kasabov, PhD; Ineke Crezee, PhD; Stanley Frielick, PhD; Suzanne Barker-Collo, PhD; P. Alan Barber, MD, PhD; Bruce Arroll, MBChB, PhD;(More)
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