Ischaemic posterior circulation stroke in State of Qatar.

  title={Ischaemic posterior circulation stroke in State of Qatar.},
  author={Naveed Akhtar and Saadat Kamran and Dirk T Deleu and Anita D'Souza and Francisco J. Ruiz Miyares and Ahmed Hassan Elsotouhy and Hassan J Al-Hail and Boulenouar Mesraoua and Ali Own and Khalid A Salem and Ahmed A Kamha and Yosry Osman},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  volume={16 9},
BACKGROUND Ischaemic stroke features may show regional differences. Posterior circulation stroke (PCS) is of special interest, as symptomatology, course and outcome are usually different and complex. No significant studies or registries have reported on the characteristics and outcomes of PCS in our region. METHODS We prospectively collected data of 116 patients with PCS admitted from 2005 through 2008 in the only stroke admitting hospital in Qatar. Demographics, risk factors, clinical signs… CONTINUE READING