Trends in incidence and case fatality rates of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in Izumo City, Japan, between 1980-1989 and 1990-1998.

@article{Inagawa2001TrendsII,
  title={Trends in incidence and case fatality rates of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in Izumo City, Japan, between 1980-1989 and 1990-1998.},
  author={Tetsuji Inagawa},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2001},
  volume={32 7},
  pages={1499-507}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE With aging of the population, the profile of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is likely to change; however, evaluation of long-term trends for incidence and case fatality rates of SAH is still limited. METHODS We compared the incidence and case fatality rates of aneurysmal SAH during the 9-year period 1990-1998 with those during the 10-year period 1980-1989 in Izumo City, Japan. RESULTS During 1980-1989 and 1990-1998, we diagnosed 170 and 188 patients as having… CONTINUE READING

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