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|Title:||South Asian patients with ischemic stroke: Intracranial large arteries are the predominant site of disease||Authors:||De Silva, D.A.
|Issue Date:||Sep-2007||Citation:||De Silva, D.A., Woon, F.-P., Lee, M.-P., Chen, C.P.L.H., Chang, H.-M., Wong, M.-C. (2007-09). South Asian patients with ischemic stroke: Intracranial large arteries are the predominant site of disease. Stroke 38 (9) : 2592-2594. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.107.484584||Abstract:||BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE - South Asians are the most prevalent ethnic group in the world. Intracranial disease is the most common vascular lesion worldwide. METHODS - We prospectively studied 200 consecutive ethnic South Asian patients with acute ischemic stroke in Singapore. RESULTS - Intracranial large-artery disease was prevalent among 54% of all stroke subtypes and was independently associated with hypertension and higher serum erythrocyte sedimentation rate. CONCLUSIONS - Among ethnic South Asian patients with ischemic stroke, intracranial large arteries are the predominant site of disease. © 2007 American Heart Association, Inc.||Source Title:||Stroke||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/130604||ISSN:||00392499||DOI:||10.1161/STROKEAHA.107.484584|
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