Anemia status, hemoglobin concentration and outcome after acute stroke: a cohort study

@inproceedings{Tann2010AnemiaSH,
  title={Anemia status, hemoglobin concentration and outcome after acute stroke: a cohort study},
  author={David Tann{\'e} and Noa Molshatzki and Oleg Merzeliak and Rakefet Tsabari and Maya Toashi and Yvonne Schwammenthal},
  booktitle={BMC neurology},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND In the setting of an acute stroke, anemia has the potential to worsen brain ischemia, however, the relationship between the entire range of hemoglobin to long-term outcome is not well understood. METHODS We examined the association between World Health Organization-defined admission anemia status (hemoglobin<13 in males, <12 g/dl in women) and hemoglobin concentration and 1-year outcome among 859 consecutive patients with acute stroke (ischemic or intracerebral hemorrhage… CONTINUE READING

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