TITLE

Risks for myocardial infarction or nonstroke vascular death after ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack were each 2% per year: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Dunn, Andrew
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on a study that focuses on risk factors associated with myocardial infarction (MI) or vascular death in patients. The author stated that patients who are diagnosed with cerebrovascular disease often have undetected coronary artery disease. An analysis of the study provides fair estimates of risk for nonstroke vascular death and MI after stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). However, the author informs that the study does not identify which stroke or TIA subgroups are at highest risk.
ACCESSION #
21692905

 

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