Endocrine alterations in critically ill patients with stroke during the early recovery period.

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INTRODUCTION Endocrine abnormalities in critically ill patients with stroke during the early recovery period have not been well characterized. METHODS To investigate this issue, 33 consecutive mechanically ventilated patients (27 men) with hemorrhagic (n = 21) or ischemic (n = 12) stroke having a mean age of 57 +/- 12 years were studied. Glasgow Coma… (More)

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