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Document type:
Article 
Author(s):
Poppert, H; Hemmer, B 
Title:
Status quo in secondary stroke prevention 
Abstract:
There are about 117 000 strokes each year in Germany. The risk of recurrent stroke in survivors is estimated at up to 15%. The cerebral infarction frequently represents the initial clinical manifestation of a generalized atherosclerotic disease bearing an extensive risk of further extracerebral complications. This brief review mentions recent studies that impact clinical practice of secondary prevention including the choice of platelet inhibitors, anticoagulation, interventional therapy of carot...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
NERVENHEILKUNDE 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
27 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
1117-1122 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0722-1541 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik