Stroke in young adults in the community-based L'Aquila registry: incidence and prognosis.

@article{Marini2001StrokeIY,
  title={Stroke in young adults in the community-based L'Aquila registry: incidence and prognosis.},
  author={Carmine Marini and Rocco Totaro and Federica De Santis and Irene Ciancarelli and Maria Elisabetta Baldassarre and Antonio Carolei},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2001},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={52-6}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Stroke type in the young may influence the outcome and may have a dramatic impact on the quality of life in survivors. This study aimed to evaluate the incidence and prognosis of first-ever stroke in the young and to make comparisons with older patients within a well-defined population. METHODS All first-ever strokes occurring in the L'Aquila district, central Italy, were traced by active monitoring of inpatient and outpatient health services. Incidence rates were… CONTINUE READING