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Risk of subarachnoid haemorrhage in people admitted to hospital with selected immune-mediated diseases: record-linkage studies.

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BACKGROUND: Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a devastating cause of stroke, occurring in relatively young people. It has been suggested that some immune-mediated diseases may be associated with an increased risk of SAH. METHODS: We analysed a database of linked statistical records of hospital admissions and death certificates for the whole of England (1999-2011). Rate ratios for SAH were determined, comparing immune-mediated disease cohorts with comparison cohorts. RESULTS: There were signifi...

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10.1186/1471-2377-13-176

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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
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BMC neurology Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
176
Publication date:
2013-11-14
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1471-2377
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1471-2377
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uuid:7ac84090-8cef-4092-8851-2f8edba49de7
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438923
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pubs:438923

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