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OBJECTIVE This study aimed to examine the effectiveness of the use of oral anticoagulation (OAC) medication, recommended by national guidelines for stroke prevention but reportedly underused in AF patients with moderate to high stroke risk. METHOD A multicentre and cross-sectional study of undiagnosed AF among out-of-hospital patients over 60 years old(More)
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac tachyarrhythmia encountered in clinical practice affecting up to 10% of the population over 60 years old and its prevalence rises with age. The main goals were to characterize the AF patient population after the initial diagnosis of AF and to determine overall survival. METHODS It is a(More)
OBJECTIVE To seek if there is gender survival difference among patients treated with thrombolytic therapy. DESIGN Cohort study. LOCATION Community based register. PARTICIPANTS 91 subjects with an episode of stroke collected since April 2006 up to September 2013 and treated with thrombolytic therapy. INTERVENTIONS Monitoring of vital status. (More)
AIM To determine the population incidence of intracerebral haemorrhage and its preventable incidence, associated risk factors and prognosis of death and disability. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We examined a sample of 240 consecutive patients with a first episode of intracerebral haemorrhage between 1st April 2006 and 30th June 2015. The main variables are: NIHSS(More)
BACKGROUND A number of large trials have confirmed the benefits of thrombolysis in acute stroke, but there are gender differences. We sought to examine the relationship between sex and outcome after thrombolysis. METHODS This was a prospective cohort study including 1,272 incident ischemic strokes (597 in women) from April 1, 2006 to December 31, 2014.(More)
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