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Current status of risk factors for stroke.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6680164     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Prevention of stroke is the key to reduction of morbidity and mortality from stroke and requires correction of the precursors of stroke in susceptible individuals, the single most important measure being vigorous and sustained control of hypertension. Current studies provide important clues to pathogenesis and thereby provide strategies for prevention.
Authors:
P A Wolf; W B Kannel; J Verter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologic clinics     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0733-8619     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol Clin     Publication Date:  1983 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-12-26     Completed Date:  1984-12-26     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219232     Medline TA:  Neurol Clin     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  317-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Alcohol Drinking
Carotid Artery Diseases / complications
Cerebral Infarction / etiology
Cerebrovascular Disorders / epidemiology,  etiology*,  prevention & control
Continental Population Groups
Contraceptives, Oral / adverse effects
Coronary Disease / complications
Diabetes Complications
Female
Hematocrit
Humans
Hypertension / complications,  therapy
Intracranial Arteriosclerosis / etiology
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis / etiology
Ischemic Attack, Transient / complications
Lipids / blood
Male
Middle Aged
Risk
Smoking
United States
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
1-RO1-NS-17950-01/NS/NINDS NIH HHS; N01-NS-2-2398/NS/NINDS NIH HHS; NIH-1PO-1NS-16367/NS/NINDS NIH HHS
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contraceptives, Oral; 0/Lipids

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