Lacunar strokes in patients with diabetes mellitus: risk factors, infarct location, and prognosis: the secondary prevention of small subcortical strokes study.

@article{Palacio2014LacunarSI,
  title={Lacunar strokes in patients with diabetes mellitus: risk factors, infarct location, and prognosis: the secondary prevention of small subcortical strokes study.},
  author={Santiago Naranjo Palacio and Leslie A. McClure and Oscar R. Benavente and Carlos Bazan and Pablo E. Pergola and Robert G. Hart},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2014},
  volume={45 9},
  pages={2689-94}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Diabetes mellitus is an independent risk factor for lacunar strokes. Few data are available regarding patient features, infarct location, and recurrent vascular events for patients with diabetes mellitus with lacunar stroke. METHODS We compared features at study entry and prognosis during 3.6 years of follow-up of patients with diabetes mellitus versus patients without diabetes mellitus with recent lacunar stroke participating in the Secondary Prevention of Small… CONTINUE READING