FREQUENCY OF RISK FACTORS OF CEREBRAL INFARCTION IN STROKE PATIENTS. A STUDY OF 100 CASES IN NASEER TEACHING HOSPITAL, PESHAWAR

@inproceedings{Safeer2008FREQUENCYOR,
  title={FREQUENCY OF RISK FACTORS OF CEREBRAL INFARCTION IN STROKE PATIENTS. A STUDY OF 100 CASES IN NASEER TEACHING HOSPITAL, PESHAWAR},
  author={M Mohammed Safeer and Muhammad Tariq and Ubaid Ur Rehman},
  year={2008}
}
Objective: To study the risk factors of cerebral infarction in stroke patients. Methodology: It is a descriptive hospital based study conducted at the Department of Medicine, Naseer Teaching Hospital, Peshawar from January 2005 to December 2005. One hundred patients of stroke with cerebral infarction confirmed on C.T. scan brain and more than twenty years of age were included. Risk factors for cerebral infarction were defined in terms of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, ischemic heart disease… CONTINUE READING

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