Silent Brain Infarction and Risk of Future Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain Infarction
  • Stroke

abstract

  • SBI is present in ≈1 in 5 stroke-free older adults and is associated with a 2-fold increased risk of future stroke. Future studies of in-depth stroke risk evaluations and intensive prevention measures are warranted in patients with clinically unrecognized radiologically evident brain infarctions.

publication date

  • March 2016

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4766016

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.011889

PubMed ID

  • 26888534

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 719

end page

  • 25

volume

  • 47

number

  • 3