Cerebrovascular disease in Hong Kong Chinese.

@article{Huang1990CerebrovascularDI,
  title={Cerebrovascular disease in Hong Kong Chinese.},
  author={Ching Yi Huang and Fu Luk Chan and Yuan Long Yu and Elaine Woo and Daria Chin},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1990},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={230-5}
}
Our prospective study of cerebrovascular disease in Hong Kong confirms a previous clinical impression that stroke in the Chinese has a pattern different from that in Caucasians. We studied 540 patients (aged 20-70 years) with stroke. Computed tomography or autopsy was obtained in 86.1% and showed an increase in the proportion with lacunar infarction, striatocapsular infarction, and parenchymal hemorrhage relative to the frequencies in Caucasians. This increase in the incidence of cerebral… CONTINUE READING
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