Comparison of Risk Factor between Lacunar Stroke and Large Artery Atherosclerosis Stroke: A Cross-Sectional Study in China

@inproceedings{Lv2016ComparisonOR,
  title={Comparison of Risk Factor between Lacunar Stroke and Large Artery Atherosclerosis Stroke: A Cross-Sectional Study in China},
  author={Pu Lv and Haiqiang Jin and Yuanyuan Liu and Wei Cui and Qing Peng and Ran Liu and Wei Sun and Chenghe Fan and Yuming Teng and Weiping Sun and Yining Huang},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Stroke is the second most common cause of mortality in China. Although most subtypes of ischemic stroke share similar risk factors, they have different etiologies. Our study aimed to evaluate the different risk factor profiles between the stroke subtypes, lacunar infarcts (LI) and large-artery atherosclerosis (LAA), and clarify the characteristics of current acute ischemic stroke in China. METHODS In this cross-sectional study, we analyzed the clinical characteristics of 1982… CONTINUE READING
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