Time Course of Evolution of Disability and Cause‐Specific Mortality After Ischemic Stroke: Implications for Trial Design

@inproceedings{Ganesh2017TimeCO,
  title={Time Course of Evolution of Disability and Cause‐Specific Mortality After Ischemic Stroke: Implications for Trial Design},
  author={Aravind Ganesh and Ramon Luengo‐Fernandez and Rose M. Wharton and Sergei A. Gutnikov and Louise E. Silver and Ziyah Mehta and Peter M. Rothwell},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Heart Association},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Outcome in stroke trials is often based on a 3-month modified Rankin scale (mRS). How 3-month mRS relates to longer-term outcomes will depend on late recovery, delayed stroke-related deaths, recurrent strokes, and nonstroke deaths. We evaluated 3-month mRS and death/disability at 1 and 5 years in a population-based cohort study. METHODS AND… CONTINUE READING