Paediatric arterial ischaemic stroke and cerebral sinovenous thrombosis in Denmark 1994-2006: a nationwide population-based study.

@article{Tuckuviene2011PaediatricAI,
  title={Paediatric arterial ischaemic stroke and cerebral sinovenous thrombosis in Denmark 1994-2006: a nationwide population-based study.},
  author={Ruta Tuckuviene and Anette Luther Christensen and Jon Helgestad and S\oren Paaske Johnsen and S\oren Risom Kristensen},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2011},
  volume={100 4},
  pages={543-9}
}
AIM To assess the incidence rates (IR), clinical characteristics, risk factors, treatment and outcomes of paediatric arterial ischaemic stroke (AIS) and cerebral sinovenous thrombosis (CSVT). METHODS Using population-based, nationwide medical registries, we identified all patients aged 0-18 years at the time of hospitalization with first-ever AIS and/or CSVT in Denmark between 1994 and 2006. Medical records were retrieved and reviewed. RESULTS We identified 211 patients with AIS and 40… CONTINUE READING

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