Volume : IX, Issue : I, January - 2020

A Prospective study on clinical profile of stroke patients attending in a tertiary care Hospital of Guwahati, Assam.

Dr. Dhrubajyoti Choudhury, Dr. N. C. Borah, Dr. P. S. Deb, Dr. Amit Ranjan Baruah, Dr. Kinzang Wangda, Dr. Jaiprakash Sharma, Dr Pari Kemprai

Abstract :

Cereovascular disease include most common devastating disorders :ischaemic stroke and haemorrhagic stroke.The incidence of cereovascular disease increases with age and the number of strokes is projected to increase as the elderly population grows.A stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide. Some of the Indian studies have shown a stroke prevalence of 471.58/100000 population. Objective: To study the clinical presentation, risk factors, neurological presentation, pattern of ain strokes, areas of ain affected as per CT/MRI Brain scan findings in a newly admitted patients in GNRC Institute of Medical Sciences, North Guwahati,Assam.Methods:This is a prospective study included all new patients with stroke admitted in ICU and Ward under Neurology Department of GNRC institute of Medical Sciences ,North Guwahati,Assam, from 1st August,2018 to 31st July ,2019. Results: The cereovascular strokes are more common in males (64.4%) than females (35.6%). Most common age group was 58–67 years (28.29%). Most common clinical feature was hemiplegia (71.21%). Most common risk factor was Hypertension (89.51%) followed by diabetes mellitus(51.70%) . Most common type of stroke was haemorrhagic (60.24%) followed by ischaemic (39.75%). In stroke infarct most common involved areas were parietal (13.65%). In hemorrhagic stroke most common site was basal ganglia (21.95%) followed by thalamus (10.97%). Conclusion: Males were more commonly affected with cereovascular accident with hypertension was the most common risk factor among the stroke patients and most common type of stroke was haemorrhagic.

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A PROSPECTIVE STUDY ON CLINICAL PROFILE OF STROKE PATIENTS ATTENDING IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL OF GUWAHATI, ASSAM., Dr. Dhrubajyoti Choudhury, Dr. N. C. Borah, Dr. P.S. Deb, Dr.Amit Ranjan Baruah, Dr.Kinzang Wangda, Dr.Jaiprakash Sharma, Dr Pari Kemprai PARIPEX-INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-9 | Issue-1 | January-2020

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