Rising Stroke Incidence in Young Adults: More Epidemiological Evidence, More Questions to Be Answered

@inproceedings{Bjot2016RisingSI,
  title={Rising Stroke Incidence in Young Adults: More Epidemiological Evidence, More Questions to Be Answered},
  author={Yannick B{\'e}jot and Benoit Delpont and Maurice Giroud},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Heart Association},
  year={2016}
}
T he burden of stroke is extremely high. Recent estimations indicated that the global prevalence rate was 5 per 1000 person-years, corresponding to 33 million people living after a stroke. In addition, 5.9 million people suffered a stroke-related death in 2010, and stroke resulted in more than 102 million lost disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), corresponding to the sum of premature death and years of healthy life lost attributed to disability. Therefore, continuous epidemiological… CONTINUE READING
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