Infarct location is associated with quality of life after mild ischemic stroke

  • Chen Lin (Creator)
  • Rajbeer S. Sangha (Contributor)
  • Julia Lee (Contributor)
  • Carlos Corado (Creator)
  • Anvesh Jalasutram (Contributor)
  • Neil R. Chatterjee (Creator)
  • Carson Ingo (Creator)
  • Timothy Carroll (The University of Chicago) (Creator)
  • Shyam Prabhakaran (Northwestern University) (Creator)



BackgroundIn patients with mild ischemic stroke, small but eloquent infarcts may have devastating effects, particularly on health-related quality of life.AimThis study investigates the association between acute infarct location and three-month health-related quality of life in patients with mild ischemic stroke.MethodsWe evaluated consecutively enrolled patients from a single center between August 2012 and July 2013. Our primary outcome at three months was impairment in any health-related quality of life domain (upper extremity, lower extremity, executive function, and general concerns) defined by a T-score
Date made available2018

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