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Paediatric arterial ischaemic stroke and cerebral sinovenous thrombosis in Denmark 1994-2006: A nationwide population-based study.

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Source
Acta Paediatr. 2010 Nov 29;
Publication Type
Article
Date
Nov-29-2010
Author
R. Tuckuviene
Al Christensen
J. Helgestad
Sp Johnsen
Sr Kristensen
Author Affiliation
Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Centre of Cardiovascular Research, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark Department of Paediatrics, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg and Aarhus, Denmark.
Source
Acta Paediatr. 2010 Nov 29;
Date
Nov-29-2010
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Abstract
Aim: To assess the incidence rates (IR), clinical characteristics, risk factors, treatment and outcomes of paediatric arterial ischaemic stroke (AIS) and cerebral sinovenous thrombosis (CSVT). Methods: Using population-based, nationwide medical registries, we identified all patients aged 0-18 years at the time of hospitalization with first-ever AIS and/or CSVT in Denmark between 1994 and 2006. Medical records were retrieved and reviewed. Results: We identified 211 patients with AIS and 40 patients with CSVT corresponding to IRs of 1.33 (95% CI 1.16-1.52) and 0.25 (95% CI 0.19-0.34) per 100 000 person-years, respectively. The IRs peaked in infancy (
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