Stroke in Arab countries: a systematic literature review.

@article{Benamer2009StrokeIA,
  title={Stroke in Arab countries: a systematic literature review.},
  author={Hani T S Benamer and Donald G. Grosset},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={284 1-2},
  pages={18-23}
}
Stroke is second only to ischaemic heart disease as a cause of death, and over a third of stroke deaths occur in developing countries. Arab countries constitute populations with a similar lifestyle and diet that may influence stroke risk, type and survival after stroke, as well as other characteristics in comparison to Western and Oriental populations. Therefore, a review of published reports of stroke in Arab countries was undertaken to provide a background for designing future stroke studies… CONTINUE READING
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