Early stroke case-fatality rates in three hospital registries in the Northeast and Southeast of Brazil.

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UNLABELLED Few studies have addressed early cerebrovascular lethality in Brazil. OBJECTIVE To evaluate 10 and 28-day stroke case-fatality rates in three hospitals in three Brazilian cities. METHODS We described the stroke registries in São Paulo, João Pessoa, and Natal. RESULTS Out of a total of 962 first-ever events (mean age, 68.1 years-old; 53% men… (More)

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@article{Fernandes2012EarlySC, title={Early stroke case-fatality rates in three hospital registries in the Northeast and Southeast of Brazil.}, author={Ti{\'o}trefis Gomes Fernandes and Alessandra Carvalho Goulart and T{\^a}nia Fernandes Campos and Neide M G Lucena and Karen L A Freitas and Cl{\'a}udia M Trevisan and Isabela Judith Martins Bense{\~n}or and Paulo Andrade Lotufo}, journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria}, year={2012}, volume={70 11}, pages={869-73} }