The relation between chronic kidney disease and cerebral microbleeds: difference between patients with and without diabetes.

@article{Ryu2012TheRB,
  title={The relation between chronic kidney disease and cerebral microbleeds: difference between patients with and without diabetes.},
  author={Wi-Sun Ryu and Seunghoon Lee and Chi Kyeong Kim and B J Kim and Byung-woo Yoon},
  journal={International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={7 7},
  pages={551-7}
}
BACKGROUND Cerebral microbleeds are an important radiologic marker of bleeding-prone brain and have been reported to be associated with the increased risk of intracerebral haemorrhage. AIMS We sought to examine the association of chronic kidney disease with cerebral microbleeds, and determine whether the association differs between patients with and without diabetes. METHODS A total of 909 patients with ischemic stroke who were consecutively admitted to our hospital were included in this… CONTINUE READING