Ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke in patients on oral anticoagulants after reconstruction for chronic lower limb ischemia.

@article{Dawson1993IschemicAH,
  title={Ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke in patients on oral anticoagulants after reconstruction for chronic lower limb ischemia.},
  author={Imro Dawson and J. Hajo van Bockel and Michel D. Ferrari and Felix J. M. van der Meer and Richard Brand and Jeroen Terpstra},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1993},
  volume={24 11},
  pages={1655-63}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Information on the long-term fate of patients with chronic lower limb ischemia is limited. We investigated the long-term risk of the first ischemic and hemorrhagic cerebral stroke in patients on long-term anticoagulant therapy after reconstruction for chronic limb ischemia. METHODS In a retrospective study, 376 consecutive patients were seen at regular intervals according to a standard protocol. Only 3 (0.7%) were lost during follow-up (mean duration, 5.9 years… CONTINUE READING

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