publication . Article . Other literature type . 2021

SARS-CoV-2 Is a Culprit for Some, but Not All Acute Ischemic Strokes: A Report from the Multinational COVID-19 Stroke Study Group

Shima Shahjouei; Michelle Anyaehie; Eric Koza; Georgios Tsivgoulis; Soheil Naderi; Ashkan Mowla; Venkatesh Avula; Alireza Vafaei Sadr; Durgesh Chaudhary; Ghasem Farahmand; ...
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2021 Journal: Journal of Clinical Medicine, volume 10, page 931 (eissn: 2077-0383, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Background. SARS-CoV-2 infected patients are suggested to have a higher incidence of thrombotic events such as acute ischemic strokes (AIS). This study aimed at exploring vascular comorbidity patterns among SARS-CoV-2 infected patients with subsequent stroke. We also investigated whether the comorbidities and their frequencies under each subclass of TOAST criteria were similar to the AIS population studies prior to the pandemic. Methods. This is a report from the Multinational COVID-19 Stroke Study Group. We present an original dataset of SASR-CoV-2 infected patients who had a subsequent stroke recorded through our multicenter prospective study. In addition, we ...
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free text keywords: General Medicine, cerebrovascular disorders, stroke, SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, cluster analysis, risk factors, comorbidity, Article, cerebrovascular disorders, stroke, SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, cluster analysis, risk factors, comorbidity, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R
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