Acute stroke type, risk factors, and early outcome in a developing country: a view from Sudan using a hospital-based sample.

@article{Sokrab2002AcuteST,
  title={Acute stroke type, risk factors, and early outcome in a developing country: a view from Sudan using a hospital-based sample.},
  author={T. -E. O. Sokrab and Fatima M Sid-Ahmed and Mohamed Ahmed Idris},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={63-5}
}
This hospital-based prospective study was conducted to determine stroke type, risk factors, and early outcome in patients admitted with acute stroke in both Khartoum and Shaab hospitals located in the capital city of Sudan. Consecutive stroke patients presenting within 48 hours of onset were included in the study. Data were obtained from history taking, physical examination, and investigations. Cranial computed tomography (CT) scanning was performed on 18 patients. The diagnosis of stroke type… CONTINUE READING

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