Association between cirrhosis and stroke in a nationally representative cohort Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Fibrosis
  • Medicare
  • Stroke

abstract

  • In a nationally representative sample of Medicare beneficiaries, cirrhosis was associated with an increased risk of stroke, particularly hemorrhagic stroke. A potential explanation of these findings implicates the mixed coagulopathy observed in cirrhosis.

publication date

  • August 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.0923

PubMed ID

  • 28586894

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 927

end page

  • 932

volume

  • 74

number

  • 8