Recurrent vascular events in lacunar stroke patients with metabolic syndrome and/or diabetes.

@article{Zhu2015RecurrentVE,
  title={Recurrent vascular events in lacunar stroke patients with metabolic syndrome and/or diabetes.},
  author={Shuhan Zhu and Leslie A. McClure and Helena Lau and Jos{\'e} Rafael Romero and Carole L. White and Viken L. Babikian and Thanh Thu Nguyen and Oscar R. Benavente and Carlos S. Kase and A Pikula},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2015},
  volume={85 11},
  pages={935-41}
}
OBJECTIVES We used a prospective clinical trial to examine the risks conferred by metabolic syndrome (METS) and diabetes mellitus (DM) to recurrent strokes in the Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes (SPS3) study cohort. METHODS The SPS3 trial enrolled 3,020 patients with lacunar strokes. Participants were stratified into groups of METS only, DM only, both, or neither using American Heart Association/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and World Health Organization… CONTINUE READING
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