Association of parental history of stroke with clinical parameters in patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack.

@article{Tentschert2003AssociationOP,
  title={Association of parental history of stroke with clinical parameters in patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack.},
  author={Susanne Tentschert and Stefan Greisenegger and Romana Wimmer and Wilfried Lang and Wolfgang Lalouschek},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 9},
  pages={
          2114-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Data regarding hereditary influences on stroke remain controversial. We investigated possible associations of a family history of stroke with clinical parameters in a large cohort of well-documented patients with ischemic cerebrovascular events, with special reference to sex-specific differences. METHODS We analyzed the association between a maternal and/or paternal history of stroke and clinical parameters in 1564 patients with known maternal and paternal history of… CONTINUE READING
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