High-Sensitive C-Reactive Protein Predicts Recurrent Stroke and Poor Functional Outcome

Abstract

Acute minor ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) are common, and patients with recent stroke or TIA are at high risk for subsequent stroke. It is estimated that 10% to 20% of these patients have a stroke within 3 months after the index event, most of which even occur within the first 2 days. Though several clinical risk factors have been… (More)

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