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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 59-61

Clinical Profile, Risk Factors and Outcomes in Patients with Acute Stroke-A Prospective Observational study


1 Associate Professor, Department of General Medicine, Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar-505001, Telangana, India
2 Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar-505001, Telangana, India
3 Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar-505001, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
G Rajashekar
Associate Professor, Department of General Medicine, Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar-505001, Telangana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2321-7006.302658

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Background: Burden of disease in India (2005) had estimated that there had been an increase in number of stroke cases in India during the last one and a half decade by 17.05%, thus showing worrying upward trends of disease Objective: To investigate the profile, risk factors, and clinical outcomes in patients with acute stroke. Methods: The study design was prospective observational study was conducted including 65 patients aged more than 18 years admitted in medical wards from November 2017 to April 2018. Detailed clinical profile and investigations were done. Results: Total 70 patients were included in this study. There were more male percent (36.17%) than females (63.83%). The age distribution between the Male and Female and association between the age and gender is found not significant at 5% level of Significance. All patients underwent computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging; 81% had cerebrovascular imaging.. Conclusion: In conclusion, recovery from acute stroke which found to be highly significant at 5% level of significance.


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