Hypertension on admission is associated with a lower risk of early seizures after stroke

@article{Hundozi2016HypertensionOA,
  title={Hypertension on admission is associated with a lower risk of early seizures after stroke},
  author={Zylfije Hundozi and Argjend Shala and Dren Boshnjaku and Samir I Bytyqi and Jehona Rrustemi and Muhamed Rama and Fisnik Jashari},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2016},
  volume={36},
  pages={40-43}
}
PURPOSE Despite the common occurrence of early seizures (ES) after stroke, the relationship between risk factors and this complication of stroke is not well established. In this study we have examined the relationship between clinical measures on admission and ES after stroke. METHODS We included 1073 patients (mean age 69 ± 12, 51.6% females) with ischemic and haemorrhagic stroke. The frequency of seizure occurrence within 2 weeks of stroke was determined. We used a logistic regression model… CONTINUE READING
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