Journal article

Incidence and risk factors for stroke following percutaneous coronary intervention

Luke P Dawson, Justin A Cole, Terase F Lancefield, Andrew E Ajani, Nick Andrianopoulos, Amanda G Thrift, David J Clark, Angela L Brennan, Melanie Freeman, Jessica O'Brien, Martin Sebastian, William Chan, James A Shaw, Diem Dinh, Christopher M Reid, Stephen J Duffy

International Journal of Stroke | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2020


Background Stroke rates and risk factors may change as percutaneous coronary intervention practice evolves and no data are available comparing stroke incidence after percutaneous coronary intervention to the general population. Aims This study aimed to identify the incidence and risk factors for inpatient and subsequent stroke following percutaneous coronary intervention with comparison to age-matched controls. Methods Data were prospectively collected from 22,618 patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in the Melbourne Interventional Group registry (2005–2015). The cohort was compared to the North-East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study population-based cohort (1997–1999) and p..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: Professor Duffy's work is supported by a NHMRC grant. Professor Reid is supported by a NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship (1045862). Professor Thrift's work was supported by NHMRC project grants (154600, 307900) and a senior research fellowship (1042600). The Melbourne Interventional Group acknowledges funding from Abbott, Astra-Zeneca, Medtronic, MSD, Pfizer, Servier and The Medicines Company. These companies do not have access to data and do not have the right to review manuscripts or abstracts before publication.