Ability of serum C-reactive protein and white blood cell cout in predicting acute schemic stroke. A short -term follow-up study

@inproceedings{BakhshayeshEghbali2016AbilityOS,
  title={Ability of serum C-reactive protein and white blood cell cout in predicting acute schemic stroke. A short -term follow-up study},
  author={Babak Bakhshayesh-Eghbali and Seyed-Ali Roudbary and Seddigheh Basir Jafari and Seyedeh-Parand Nabizadeh and Naghmeh Naderi-Asrami and Reza Sohrabnejad},
  booktitle={Caspian journal of internal medicine},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Stroke is one of the leading causes of mortality and long-term morbidity. The aim of the present study was to determine the ability of baseline serum C-reactive protein (CRP) and white blood cell count (WBC) values in predicting the outcome of acute ischemic stroke (AIS). METHODS This study consisted of patients with first AIS referred to Poursina Hospital, Rasht, Iran. Severity of stroke was determined according to the National Institute of Health (NIH) Stroke Scale at the time of… CONTINUE READING

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