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Confounding by pre-morbid functional status in studies of apparent sex differences in severity and outcome of stroke

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Several studies have reported unexplained worse outcomes after stroke in women but none included the full spectrum of symptomatic ischemic cerebrovascular events while adjusting for prior handicap.Using a prospective population-based incident cohort of all transient ischemic attack/stroke (OXVASC [Oxford Vascular Study]) recruited between April 2002 and March 2014, we compared pre-morbid and post-event modified Rankin Scale score (mRS) in women and men and change in mRS score 1 month, 6 month...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1161/strokeaha.117.018187

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Coulombe, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Funding agency for:
Rothwell, PM
Publisher:
American Heart Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Stroke Journal website
Volume:
48
Issue:
10
Pages:
2731-2738
Publication date:
2017-08-10
Acceptance date:
2017-07-20
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
Pubs id:
pubs:719634
URN:
uri:4b74436f-6287-489d-91fb-7184a3cefbf5
UUID:
uuid:4b74436f-6287-489d-91fb-7184a3cefbf5
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pubs:719634
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English
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