Arterial ischaemic stroke in children.

  title={Arterial ischaemic stroke in children.},
  author={Chris Barnes and Fiona Newall and Janine Furmedge and Mark A Mackay and Paul Monagle},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  volume={40 7},
OBJECTIVE Arterial ischaemic stroke (AIS) in childhood is a serious disorder about which little is published. The aim of this study is to determine the epidemiology and outcome of AIS in Australian children. METHODS Cases of childhood AIS occurring at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne 1993-2001, were identified by medical record search using International Classification of Disease Codes. Information was collected on demographics, risk factors, arterial distribution, results of… CONTINUE READING
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