Incidence and prognosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage in a Japanese rural community.

@article{Kiyohara1989IncidenceAP,
  title={Incidence and prognosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage in a Japanese rural community.},
  author={Yutaka Kiyohara and Kayo Ueda and Yasuyuki Hasuo and J. Wada and Hirokazu Kawano and Isao Kato and A Sinkawa and Takumi Ohmura and Hiromitsu Iwamoto and Tomoya Omae},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1989},
  volume={20 9},
  pages={1150-5}
}
Twenty-six first episodes of subarachnoid hemorrhage occurred among 1,621 Hisayama residents aged greater than or equal to 40 years during the 22-year follow-up of a prospective study. Subarachnoid hemorrhage was confirmed by both clinical and autopsy findings. The average annual incidence (96.1/100,000 population) was 3-13 times higher than any previously reported and steeply increased with age in both sexes, being 2.3 times higher for women than for men after adjusting for age. Nine patients… CONTINUE READING

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