Subarachnoid haemorrhage in Sweden 1987-2002: regional incidence and case fatality rates.

@article{Koffijberg2008SubarachnoidHI,
  title={Subarachnoid haemorrhage in Sweden 1987-2002: regional incidence and case fatality rates.},
  author={Hendrik Koffijberg and Erik Buskens and Fredrik N Granath and Johanna Adami and Anders Ekbom and Gabri{\"e}l J E Rinkel and Paul Blomqvist},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={79 3},
  pages={294-9}
}
BACKGROUND Incidence estimates of subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) in Sweden vary, which may be caused by regional variations. Reliable estimates of age-specific case fatality rates are lacking. We analysed regional incidence rates and case fatality rates of SAH in Sweden. METHODS The Swedish Hospital Discharge and Cause of Death Registries from 1987 to 2002 yielded data on 18 443 patients with SAH. Incidence and case fatality rates by age, gender, region and time period were calculated by… CONTINUE READING