Risk factors profile and clinical outcome of ischemic stroke patients admitted in a Department of Internal Medicine and classified by TOAST classification.

@article{Pinto2006RiskFP,
  title={Risk factors profile and clinical outcome of ischemic stroke patients admitted in a Department of Internal Medicine and classified by TOAST classification.},
  author={Ant{\'o}nio Pinto and Antonino Tuttolomondo and Domenico Di Raimondo and P. Vidal Fern{\'a}ndez and Giuseppe Licata},
  journal={International angiology : a journal of the International Union of Angiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={261-7}
}
AIM A classification of ischemic stroke subtypes tailored for individual patients is hard to achieve. In 1993, the Trial of Org 10172 in Acute Stroke Treatment (TOAST) group developed a new system to classify the subtypes of ischemic stroke. In our study we applied the TOAST classification to a group of consecutive patients affected by ischemic stroke, to evaluate outcome and factors associated to each stroke subtype. METHODS To evaluate the prognosis and the associated factors of ischemic… CONTINUE READING
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