Seasonal and environmental temperature variation in the occurrence of ischemic strokes and intracerebral hemorrhages in a Turkish adult population.

@article{Anlar2002SeasonalAE,
  title={Seasonal and environmental temperature variation in the occurrence of ischemic strokes and intracerebral hemorrhages in a Turkish adult population.},
  author={Omer Anlar and Temel Tombul and Ozkan Unal and Mustafa Kayan},
  journal={The International journal of neuroscience},
  year={2002},
  volume={112 8},
  pages={959-63}
}
Seasonal and weather influence on the incidence of cerebrovascular disease has been reported previously. The aim of this retrospective study was to determine whether the time of onset of ischemic strokes (IS) and intracerebral hemorrhages (ICH) were associated with the environmental temperature or the time, as a month or season, in our region. We analyzed the monthly and seasonal incidence of stroke between 1997 and 2001. Four hundred and fifty-one cases were admitted to our clinic (IS; n = 288… CONTINUE READING

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