Tuberculosis and the risk of ischemic stroke: a 3-year follow-up study.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The aim of this study is to estimate the risk of ischemic stroke during a 3-year follow-up period after a tuberculosis diagnosis using a nationwide, population-based study and a retrospective cohort design. METHOD The study cohort comprised 2283 patients who had received treatment for tuberculosis, except tuberculosis of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.567735

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