Pathological sub-types, risk factors and outcome of stroke at the Nairobi Hospital, Kenya.

@article{Jowi2008PathologicalSR,
  title={Pathological sub-types, risk factors and outcome of stroke at the Nairobi Hospital, Kenya.},
  author={James Jowi and Peter Mativo},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={85 12},
  pages={572-81}
}
BACKGROUND Stroke is one of the most common causes of morbidity and mortality the world over. Established risk factors such as arterial hypertension, diabetes mellitus, cigarette smoking, hyper-lipidaemia, micro-vascular rupture, male gender, age and observed co-morbities such as sickle cell disease, HIV/AIDS infection and cerebral malaria are increasingly being encountered in the tropics. OBJECTIVES To determine pathological sub-types, risk factors, in-hospital period prevalence and in… CONTINUE READING
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