Stroke Epidemiology: Advancing Our Understanding of Disease Mechanism and Therapy

@article{Ovbiagele2011StrokeEA,
  title={Stroke Epidemiology: Advancing Our Understanding of Disease Mechanism and Therapy},
  author={Bruce I Ovbiagele and Mai N. Nguyen-Huynh},
  journal={Neurotherapeutics},
  year={2011},
  volume={8},
  pages={319-329}
}
Stroke is the fourth killer and number one cause of adult disability in the United States. The estimated direct and indirect costs of stroke care in this country are $68.9 billion for 2009. The prevalence of stroke and its cost will undoubtedly rise as the aging population increases. In addition, stroke incidence and mortality are increasing in less developed countries in which the lifestyles and population restructuring are rapidly changing. More population-based research to assess incidence… CONTINUE READING
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