Ischemic stroke after heart failure: A community-based study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Heart Failure
  • Stroke

abstract

  • In the community, persons with HF have a large increase in the risk for ischemic stroke compared with the general population. Stroke results in a >2-fold increase in mortality. Thus, prevention of stroke has the potential to improve survival among patients with HF, particularly among the elderly and those with diabetes or prior stroke.

publication date

  • July 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ahj.2005.10.018

PubMed ID

  • 16824838

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 102

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 152

number

  • 1