Recurrent stroke and cardiac risks after first ischemic stroke: the Northern Manhattan Study.

@article{Dhamoon2006RecurrentSA,
  title={Recurrent stroke and cardiac risks after first ischemic stroke: the Northern Manhattan Study.},
  author={Mandip S. Dhamoon and Robert R. Sciacca and Tatjana Rundek and Ralph L. Sacco and Mitchell S. V. Elkind},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={66 5},
  pages={641-6}
}
BACKGROUND Few population-based studies with long-term follow-up have compared risk of recurrent stroke and cardiac events after first ischemic stroke. The relative risk of these two outcomes may inform treatment decisions. METHODS In the population-based Northern Manhattan Study, first ischemic stroke patients age 40 or older were prospectively followed for recurrent stroke, myocardial infarction (MI), and cause-specific mortality. Fatal cardiac events were defined as death secondary to MI… CONTINUE READING
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