TITLE

The risk of subarachnoid and intracerebral hemorrhages in blacks as compared with whites

AUTHOR(S)
Broderick, J.P.; Brott, T.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;3/12/92, Vol. 326 Issue 11, p733
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates whether blacks and whites differ in their risk, of having either intracerebral or subarachnoid hemorrhage. Methods; Results; Conclusions; Higher risk among young and middle-aged blacks as compared with whites of similar age; Review of medical records, autopsy reports and CT scans; More.
ACCESSION #
9203302297

 

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