Evaluation of costs and outcome in cardioembolic stroke or TIA

  title={Evaluation of costs and outcome in cardioembolic stroke or TIA},
  author={Yaroslav Winter and Caroline Wolfram and Matthias Schaeg and J E Reese and Wolfgang Hermann Oertel and Richard C. Dodel and Tobias Back},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
The costs of acute stroke care, length of hospital stay (LOS), and outcome in patients with cardioembolic stroke or cardioembolic transient ischemic attacks (TIA) were investigated with the aim of estimating the clinical and health-economic impacts of cerebral cardioembolism. The study population consisted of 511 consecutive patients with the diagnosis of ischemic stroke (n = 379) or TIA (n = 132) treated at the Department of Neurology, Philipps University, Marburg. Cerebral cardioembolism was… CONTINUE READING


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