Journal article

Risks of recurrent stroke and all serious vascular events after spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage: pooled analyses of two population-based studies

Linxin Li, Michael TC Poon, Neshika E Samarasekera, Luke A Perry, Tom J Moullaali, Mark A Rodrigues, James JM Loan, Jacqueline Stephen, Christine Lerpiniere, Maria A Tuna, Sergei A Gutnikov, Wilhelm Kuker, Louise E Silver, Rustam Al-Shahi Salman, Peter M Rothwell

LANCET NEUROLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Patients with stroke due to spontaneous (non-traumatic) intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) are at risk of recurrent ICH, ischaemic stroke, and other serious vascular events. We aimed to analyse these risks in population-based studies and compare them with the risks in RESTART, which assessed antiplatelet therapy after ICH. METHODS: We pooled individual patient data from two prospective, population-based inception cohort studies of all patients with an incident firs-in-a-lifetime ICH in Oxfordshire, England (Oxford Vascular Study; April 1, 2002, to Sept 28, 2018) and Lothian, Scotland, UK (Lothian Audit of the Treatment of Cerebral Haemorrhage; June 1, 2010, to May 31, 2013). We quan..

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