Etiology of first‐ever ischaemic stroke in European young adults: the 15 cities young stroke study

@article{YesilotBarlas2013EtiologyOF,
  title={Etiology of first‐ever ischaemic stroke in European young adults: the 15 cities young stroke study},
  author={N Yesilot Barlas and Jukka Putaala and Ulrike Waje-Andreassen and Sophia Vassilopoulou and Katiuscia Nardi and C{\'e}line Odier and Gergely Hofg{\'a}rt and S. Engelter and Annika Burow and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Mih{\'a}lka and Manja Kloss and Julia Ferrari and Robin Lemmens and Oğuzhan Çoban and Elena Haapaniemi and Noortje A M M Maaijwee and Loes C A Rutten-Jacobs and Anna Bersano and Carlo W. Cereda and Pierluigi Baron and Linda Borellini and Caterina Valcarenghi and Lars Thomassen and Armin J. Grau and Frederick Palm and Christian Urbanek and Rezzan Tunçay and A Durukan Tolvanen and Ewoud J. van Dijk and F.‐E. Leeuw and Vincent N. Thijs and Stefan Greisenegger and Konstantinos N. Vemmos and C. Lichy and D{\'a}niel Bereczki and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Csiba and Patrik Michel and Didier Leys and Konstantinos M Spengos and Halvor Naess and Turgut Tatlisumak and Sara Zarko Bahar},
  journal={European Journal of Neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={20}
}
Risk factors for IS in young adults differ between genders and evolve with age, but data on the age‐ and gender‐specific differences by stroke etiology are scare. These features were compared based on individual patient data from 15 European stroke centers. 

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