Clinical and complication profile of geriatric patients with acute ischemic stroke

Aims and Objectives: To study the clinical and complication profile of geriatric patients with CT or MRI proven ischaemic stroke and to describe the factors (clinical and laboratory parameters) associated with ischaemic stroke. Methodology: A total of 120 subjects were included in the study, out of which 80 were patients of ischaemic stroke. 40 healthy subjects served as controls in this study. The data was analysed and following clinical, demographic and laboratory observations were made. Results: The results of our study shows that 105 (8) people suffered from monoparesis, 62.5% (50) cases suffered from right hemiparesis and 27.5% (22) cases suffered from hemiparesis of the left side. In this study, 19 cases (23.75%) and 6 controls (15%) were suffering from diabetes mellitus as per the American diabetes association criteria of diagnosing diabetes. 61 cases and 34 controls showed euglycemia. Conclusion: There is a significant relationship of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, age, BMI and lipid derangements with lipoprotein (a) levels and occurrence of acute ischaemic stroke as such.

Ashish Kakaria and Agrawal Sanjay
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