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Natural history of silent lacunar infarction: 10-year follow-up of a community-based prospective study of 0.5 million Chinese adults

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Background: Widespread use of brain imaging in China has resulted in an increased prevalence of silent lacunar infarct (LACI) in addition to symptomatic LACI, but their clinical relevance is not fully understood.

Methods: We compared the 5-year risks of recurrent stroke and all-cause mortality for silent LACI vs symptomatic LACI in a prospective study of 489,597 Chinese adults with no history of stroke or ischemic heart disease at baseline. Data on...

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10.1016/j.lanwpc.2021.100309

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Elsevier
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Lancet Regional Health Western Pacific More from this journal
Volume:
17
Article number:
100309
Publication date:
2021-10-21
Acceptance date:
2021-10-11
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ISSN:
2666-6065
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English
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1204477
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pubs:1204477
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2021-10-21

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