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Clinical, Epidemiological and Etiopathogenic Study of Ischemic Stroke


(1)Department of Neurology, Hospital of Neuropsychiatry Craiova, Romania, (2)Department of Histology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania

    Abstract: Introduction: We conducted a retrospective study on patients who were diagnosed with ischemic stroke and hospitalized in Neurology I Neuropsychiatric Hospital of Craiova, Romania, between 2010-2014. We based our study on 6391 patients admitted with ischemic stroke. Material and Methods: We evaluated patients based on demographic data (age, sex, environment); neurological and cardiological examination; risk factors and comorbidities. Results: After analyzing the results the most of the pacients included in our study by origin of country, most of them were from rural areas (61%-4201 cases), and the rest were from urban areas (39%-2730 cases). From the risk factors the most common was high blood pressure present in about 70% of all patients. The most common etiopathogenic mechanism was due to cerebral artery thrombosis 86% followed by cerebral artery embolism 11%. Conclusions: The high blood pressure was found to be significantly associated with risk of ischemic stroke. Regarding etiopathogenicity in our study cerebral artery thrombosis was present in most cases
    Keywords: ischemic stroke, high blood pressure, artery thrombosis

DOI 10.12865/CHSJ.43.03.13 

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Volume 43 Issue 3 2017