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Chime P

Department of Medicine, Enugu State University of Science and Technology Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria

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  • Original Article   
    Estimated Probability of Stroke Among Medical Outpatients in Enugu South East Nigeria
    Author(s): Ezeala-Adikaibe B*, Mbadiwe N, Orjioke C, Aneke E, Chime P, Okafor H and Nwobodo M

    Background: Stroke is a growing noncommunicable disease in Africa and accounts for a substantial number of medical and neurological admissions in Nigerian hospitals. The prevalence of some risk factors for stroke such as hypertension and diabetes are high and growing among Africans. Aim: The aim was to investigate the distribution of stroke risk factors and estimate the 10âÂ??Â??year probability of stroke among patients attending the outâÂ??Â??patient clinics in the two biggest hospitals in Enugu South East Nigeria. Subjects and Methods: Consecutive consenting patients attending outâÂ??Â??patient clinics at University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital and Enugu state University of Science and Technology Teaching Hospital all in Enugu were enrolled. Risk factors for stroke were evaluated using a series of laboratory tests, me.. Read More»

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