New-onset constipation at acute stage after first stroke: incidence, risk factors, and impact on the stroke outcome.

@article{Su2009NewonsetCA,
  title={New-onset constipation at acute stage after first stroke: incidence, risk factors, and impact on the stroke outcome.},
  author={Yongjing Su and Xiaoyan Zhang and Jinsheng Zeng and Zhong Tao Pei and Raymond Tak Fai Cheung and Qiuping Pearl Zhou and Li Hui Ling and Jian Xiang Yu and Jianling Tan and Zhenlu Zhang},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={
          1304-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The prevalence of constipation after stroke varies from 30% to 60%. The incidence of new-onset constipation during the early stage of stroke remains uncertain. The present study was designed to investigate the prevalence of new-onset constipation, its risk factors, and its impact on stroke outcome in patients with their first stroke at acute stage. METHODS This is a prospective cohort study of 154 patients admitted with their first stroke. New-onset constipation during… CONTINUE READING

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