History of migraine and risk of cerebral ischaemia in young adults. The Italian National Research Council Study Group on Stroke in the Young.

@article{Carolei1996HistoryOM,
  title={History of migraine and risk of cerebral ischaemia in young adults. The Italian National Research Council Study Group on Stroke in the Young.},
  author={Antonio Carolei and Carmine Marini and G De Matteis},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1996},
  volume={347 9014},
  pages={1503-6}
}
BACKGROUND A history of migraine has been proposed as a risk factor for cerebral ischaemia in women under 45. METHODS To investigate the association between history of migraine and cerebral ischaemia, we performed a case-control study of 308 patients aged 15-44, with either transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or stroke, and of 591 age- and sex-matched controls prospectively recruited in seven university hospitals. Crude and adjusted odds ratios were calculated using logistic regression analysis… CONTINUE READING