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Ischemic stoke in the elderly [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2017; 45(5): 83-85 | DOI: 10.5543/tkda.2017.78242

Ischemic stoke in the elderly

Birsen İnce
Department of Neurology, Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Stroke can affect individuals of any age but mostly occurs in elderly people. For each decade after the age of 55 years, the stroke rates doubles in both men and women. Worldwide, the aging of the population increases the importance of primary and secondary prevention interventions for stroke among the elderly group.

Keywords: Stroke, ischemic stroke, elderly.

How to cite this article
Birsen İnce. Ischemic stoke in the elderly. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2017; 45(5): 83-85

Corresponding Author: Birsen İnce, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: Turkish

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