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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 106

Prevalence and risk factors among ischemic stroke patients admitted in CAIMS hospital, Karimnagar


1 Assoc. Prof &I/C Head, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Department of Surgery, Lecturer, CAIMS Collage of Nursing, Chalmeda AnandRao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar-505001, Telangana, India
2 Professor, Department of Medicine, Professor, CAIMS Collage of Nursing, Chalmeda AnandRao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar-505001, Telangana, India
3 Department of Neurosurgery, Professor, CAIMS Collage of Nursing, Chalmeda AnandRao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar-505001, Telangana, India

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P ShanmugRaju
Assoc. Prof &I/C Head, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Department of Surgery, Lecturer, CAIMS Collage of Nursing, Chalmeda AnandRao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar-505001, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2321-7006.302675

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Background: Stroke is the second major cause of death worldwide. Objective: The aim of the study was to analysis the prevalence and risk factors among ischemic stroke (IS) patients. Methods: The study was a retrospective, record based study conducted at CAIMS Hospital, Karimnagar. A total of 70 ischemic patients were included in this study. The data were collected from entire medical records from January 2015 to December 2015. Results: A total 70 subjects males 37(52.86%), and 33 (47.86%) females with ages ranged from (Mean ± SE 60.28 ± 1.64 years). In this study, Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, Smoking, Alcohol, Obesity, Cholesterol and CHD were considered as risk factor and were analyzed according to Age (50< years and 50 ≥ Years and by Gender. Conclusion: We concluded that hypertension was identified as an independent risk factor of stroke in 50< years. Compared to ischemic stroke in elderly alcohol use, smoking which are known risk factors were higher in elderly patients.


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