Year : 2017 | Volume : 5 | Issue : 3 | Page : 106 - 108  

Original Articles
Prevalence and Risk factors among Ischemic Stroke patients admitted in CAIMS Hospital, Karimnagar

ShanmugRaju P1, Surender T2, Hemaratnan A3, Suryanaryana Reddy V1, Bhagya Seela S1

1Assoc. Prof &I/C Head, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2Professor, Department of Medicine, Professor, 3Department of Neurosurgery, Professor, 1Department of Surgery, 1Lecturer, CAIMS Collage of Nursing, Chalmeda AnandRao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar-505001, Telangana, India.


Dr. P. ShanmugaRaju



Background: Stroke is the second major cause of death worldwide.

Objective: The aim of the study was to analysis the prevalence and risk factors among ischemic stroke (IS) patients.

Methods: The study was a retrospective, record based study conducted at CAIMS Hospital, Karimnagar. A total of 70 ischemic patients were included in this study. The data were collected from entire medical records from January 2015 to December 2015.

Results: A total 70 subjects males 37(52.86%), and 33 (47.86%) females with ages ranged from (Mean+SE = 60.28+1.64 years). In this study, Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, Smoking, Alcohol, Obesity, Cholesterol and CHD were considered as risk factor and were analyzed according to Age (50< years and 50 ≥ Years and by Gender.

Conclusion: We concluded that hypertension was identified as an independent risk factor of stroke in 50< years. Compared to ischemic stroke in elderly alcohol use, smoking which are known risk factors were higher in elderly patients.

Keywords: Ischemic Stroke, Prevalence, risk factors, Hypertension


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