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Year : 2019 | Volume : 7 | Issue : 2 | Page : 59 - 61  


Original Articles
Clinical Profile, Risk Factors and Outcomes in Patients with Acute Stroke- A Prospective Observational study

Thirunadhar R1, Rajashekar G2*, Sanjay Kumar Venkatesh K3, ShanmugaRaju P4

1, 2 Associate Professor, Department of General Medicine, 3 Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, 4Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar-505001, Telangana, India.

*Corresponding Author:

Dr. Rajashekar G                                                                                                                 

E-mail: arang05@gmail.com                                                                                            

Abstract:

Background: Burden of disease in India (2005) had estimated that there had been an increase in number of stroke cases in India during the last one and a half decade by 17.05%, thus showing worrying upward trends of disease

Objective: To investigate the profile, risk factors, and clinical outcomes in patients with acute stroke.

Methods: The study design was prospective observational study was conducted including 65 patients aged more than 18 years admitted in medical wards from November 2017 to April 2018. Detailed clinical profile and investigations were done.

Results: Total 70 patients were included in this study. There were more male percent (36.17%) than females (63.83%). The age distribution between the Male and Female and association between the age and gender is found not significant at 5% level of Significance. All patients underwent computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging; 81% had cerebrovascular imaging..

Conclusion: In conclusion, recovery from acute stroke which found to be highly significant at 5% level of significance.

Keywords: Acute stroke, risk factors, physiotherapy, outcome,





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