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Title:
Stroke in Emergency Care Unit of Sylvanus Olympio Teaching Hospital Center of Lome

Authors:
Toyi T CHAMDJA & , Kodjo Agbeko DJAGADOU, Abago B ALAKA, Hamadi ASSANE, Mohaman Awalou DJIBRIL, Togo

Abstract:
Goal : I identify the epidemiological, diagnostic and progressive aspects of Ischemic stroke in medical resuscitation. Material and methods: It had been a retrospective study of patient records from 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2012 in the medical intensive care unit for ischemic stroke. Results: A total of 73 patients had an ischemic stroke . The hospital frequency was therefore 3.62 %. Compared with all strokes diagnosed during the same period, this frequency is 42.44 %. The average age of our patients was 58.66 years old . The sex ratio was 0.66 . Traders (34.25%) were the most affected. Risk factors pl us found were hypertension (67.12%), obesity (February 6, 03%), and heart disease are (2 0.55%). CT showed the ischemic lesion sitting more in the Sylvian region (38, 36%) . The mortality rate in our study was April 2, 46%. The average length of stay was 1 4.32 days. Conclusion: Ischemic stroke still represent a life-threatening medical emergency, hence the value of acting effectively on risk factors.

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