Long-term morbidity and mortality in patients without early complications after stroke or transient ischemic attack
OPEN CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne | 26 Jul 2017
JD Edwards, MK Kapral, J Fang and RH Swartz
Secondary prevention after stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) has focused on high early risk of recurrence, but survivors of stroke can have substantial long-term morbidity and mortality. We quantified long-term morbidity and mortality for patients who had no early complications after stroke or TIA and community-based controls.
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