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Impact of completeness of ascertainment of minor stroke on stroke incidence: implications for ideal study methods.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Reliable comparisons of stroke incidence are important. To determine the impact of systematic assessment of patients referred with transient ischemic attack on the measured incidence and severity of stroke, we compared 2 population-based studies. METHODS: Patients with first-ever stroke ascertained during 2006 through 2010 from the Dijon Stroke Registry and the Oxford Vascular (OXVASC) Study were studied. Both studies comply with the criteria for ideal incidence studie...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Volume:
44
Issue:
7
Pages:
1796-1802
Publication date:
2013-07-05
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
URN:
uuid:64dd717f-4830-456e-baf2-310a61f44c37
Source identifiers:
407569
Local pid:
pubs:407569

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