Prognosis after transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke in young adults.

  title={Prognosis after transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke in young adults.},
  author={Jose M. Ferro and M. Francisco Rivas Crespo},
  volume={25 8},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We undertook this study to describe the risk of stroke recurrence and functional and occupational status in the long-term follow-up of young adults with ischemic strokes and to identify possible predictors for stroke recurrence, disability, and working status. METHODS A cohort of 215 patients aged < or = 45 years with ischemic cerebral events (43 transient ischemic attacks, 135 minor strokes, 37 major strokes), evaluated at our institution from May 1985 through March… CONTINUE READING
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