Subtypes and one-year survival of first-ever stroke in Chinese patients: The Nanjing Stroke Registry.

@article{Liu2006SubtypesAO,
  title={Subtypes and one-year survival of first-ever stroke in Chinese patients: The Nanjing Stroke Registry.},
  author={Xinfeng Liu and Gelin Xu and Wentao Wu and Renliang Zhang and Qin Yin and Wusheng Zhu},
  journal={Cerebrovascular diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 2-3},
  pages={130-6}
}
BACKGROUND Morbidity and mortality of stroke have been investigated extensively in Western populations, while data concerning case fatality and cause of death after stroke are very limited in mainland China. This study aimed to analyze the 1-year survival and predictors of case fatality in Chinese patients with first-ever stroke. METHODS Subjects are patients registered in the Nanjing Stroke Registry Program. Information concerning cardiovascular risk factors and stroke characteristics were… CONTINUE READING

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