Cardiovascular risk factors and 5-year mortality in the Copenhagen Stroke Study.

@article{Kammersgaard2006CardiovascularRF,
  title={Cardiovascular risk factors and 5-year mortality in the Copenhagen Stroke Study.},
  author={Lars Peter Kammersgaard and T S Olsen},
  journal={Cerebrovascular diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={187-93}
}
BACKGROUND The treatment of cardiovascular risk factors has improved over the recent years and may have improved survival. The aim of this study was to investigate the up-to-date prognostic significance of cardiovascular risk factors for 5-year survival in a large unselected ischemic stroke population. METHODS We studied 905 ischemic stroke patients from the community-based Copenhagen Stroke Study. Patients had a CT scan and stroke severity was measured by the Scandinavian Stroke Scale on… CONTINUE READING

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