Stroke in the young in Israel. Incidence and outcomes.

  title={Stroke in the young in Israel. Incidence and outcomes.},
  author={Naomi Rozenthul-Sorokin and Revital Ronen and Ada Tamir and Hana Geva and Rueben Eldar},
  volume={27 5},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Data on stroke in the young in Israel are fragmentary. To obtain an overall perspective and to assess the nature and magnitude of the problem, a study was conducted on stroke occurrence in the young population during 1 year. Incidence and outcomes are reported in this communication. METHODS We conducted a prospective ascertainment of first stroke in all permanent residents of Israel aged 17 to 49 years who were referred to all acute-care hospitals in the country or died… CONTINUE READING