Stroke Risk and Mortality in Patients With Ventricular Assist Devices Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain Ischemia
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Heart-Assist Devices
  • Hospital Mortality

abstract

  • The incidence of stroke after VAD implantation was 8.7% per year, and incident stroke was strongly associated with subsequent in-hospital mortality. Notably, ischemic stroke occurred at nearly twice the rate of hemorrhagic stroke. Women seemed to face a higher risk for hemorrhagic stroke than men.

publication date

  • September 20, 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5079813

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.014049

PubMed ID

  • 27650070

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