Age-Specific Vascular Risk Factor Profiles According to Stroke Subtype Stroke

BackgroundIschemic and hemorrhagic stroke are increasingly recognized as heterogeneous diseases with distinct subtypes and etiologies. Information on variation in distribution of vascular risk factors according to age in stroke subtypes is limited. We investigated the prevalence of vascular risk factors in stroke subtypes in relation to age.Methods and ResultsWe studied a prospective multicenter university hospital–based cohort of 4033 patients. For patients with ischemic stroke caused by large artery atherosclerosis, small vessel disease, or cardioembolism and for patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage or aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, we calculated prevalences of vascular risk factors in 4 age groups:
Source: JAHA:Journal of the American Heart Association - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Risk Factors, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Ischemic Stroke Original Research Source Type: research

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