Khorasan Posterior Circulation Stroke Registry : a Hospital-Based Study

  title={Khorasan Posterior Circulation Stroke Registry : a Hospital-Based Study},
  author={Mohammad Mehdi Etemadi and Malti Nikrad and Mohammad Taghi Shakeri and Mohd. Isha Mansoori},
Background: Clinical information about stroke in the vertebrobasilar territory has lagged behind that for anterior circulation syndrome. This is the first report from posterior circulation syndrome registry in Iran. Methods: Consecutive patients with brain infarction in vertebrobasilar territory admitted to Ghaem hospital, Mashhad were enrolled in a prospective study during 2006-2007. Diagnosis of ischemic stroke in the posterior circulation was made by a stroke neurologist based on the… CONTINUE READING


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