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Cranial and non-cranial embolism: incidence in hospitalised patients in Germany.
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PMID:  23381463     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Using the information of the federal statistics, a detailed description of the hospitalisation rate for cranial and non-cranial embolic events in Germany is given for the years 2005-2010. Detailed lists of the ICD codes I63.0 (stroke) and I74 (arterial embolism and thrombosis) as principal diagnosis and of I48.0 (atrial fibrillation) as additional diagnosis for the years 2005-2010 were provided by the Federal Statistical Office. In the 6 years period total number of cases hospitalised for stroke increased by 24 % (from 185.026 to 229.798) and those hospitalised for embolic events by 60 % (from 64,106 to 92,428). The number of atrial fibrillation as a major cause of arterial embolism documented as additional diagnosis increased by 38 % (from 1.06 to 1.48 Mio). Considering the rate per 100,000 inhabitants, intra-cranial embolism showed the most relevant increase with about 56 % since 2005. Cranial embolism is around 2.5 to 4 times more frequent than non-cranial embolism in females aged 70 to 80 years, but only two times in females aged 40-50, 50-60 and 90 years and older. Males showed a similar distribution with a broader peak. From 2005 to 2010 the total number of embolic events increased, with a higher increase in cranial embolism compared to non-cranial embolism.
Authors:
Theodoros Moysidis; Frans Santosa; Christian Stallinger; Knut Kröger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-2-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1573-742X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Thromb. Thrombolysis     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-2-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9502018     Medline TA:  J Thromb Thrombolysis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Vascular Medicine, HELIOS Klinikum Krefeld, Lutherplatz 40, 47805, Krefeld, Germany.
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