A population-based prospective 24-month study of stroke: incidence and 30-day case-fatality rates of first-ever strokes in Croatia.

@article{Pikija2012APP,
  title={A population-based prospective 24-month study of stroke: incidence and 30-day case-fatality rates of first-ever strokes in Croatia.},
  author={Slaven Pikija and Danijel Cvetko and Branko Maloj{\vc}i{\'c} and Zlatko Trkanjec and Ivan Pavli{\vc}ek and Anita Luki{\'c} and Andrina Kopjar and Martina Hajduk and Alen Androvi{\'c} and Melita Bili{\'c}-Genter and Vladimir Trkulja},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={164-71}
}
BACKGROUND In Central/Eastern European countries, cerebrovascular diseases are among the leading causes of mortality. We aimed to determine the incidence of first-ever stroke (FES) in the north-western part of Croatia. METHODS A population-based prospective incidence study was conducted between July 1, 2007, and June 30, 2009. Cases were sought from multiple overlapping sources. Incidence rates by stroke type and gender were calculated. RESULTS A total of 1,487 events were recorded, 1,017… CONTINUE READING
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