Differences in the survival after an episode of stroke treated with thrombolytic therapy. Study Ebrictus.

[Differences in the survival after an episode of stroke treated with thrombolytic therapy. Study Ebrictus.] Aten Primaria. 2014 Jun 18; Authors: Clua-Espuny JL, Ripolles-Vicente R, Lopez-Pablo C, Panisello-Tafalla A, Lucas-Noll J, Calduch-Noll C, González-Henares MA, Queralt-Tomas ML Abstract OBJECTIVE: To seek if there is gender survival difference among patients treated with thrombolytic therapy. DESIGN: Cohort study. LOCATION: Community based register. PARTICIPANTS: 91 subjects with an episode of stroke collected since April 2006 up to September 2013 and treated with thrombolytic therapy. INTERVENTIONS: Monitoring of vital status. MEASUREMENTS: We collected baseline characteristics in Framingham, Regicor, CHA2DS2-VASc, Essen, NIHSS, Barthel scales and outcomes according to gender; person-time incidence rate; survival analysis by Kaplan-Meier's curves, bivariate analysis between survivors and deaths, and Cox multivariate. RESULTS: 91 patients with middle age 68.02±11.9 years. The men have higher cardiovascular basal risk. The average time of follow-up was 2.95±2.33 years. Incidence rate ratio (IR) shown higher risk in men than in women IR=3.2 (CI 95% 1.2-8.0). The dead cases were older (P=.032); with higher cardiovascular basal risk (P=.040) and more risk of stroke recurrence (P=
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