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J Korean Soc Emerg Med > Volume 10(4); 1999 > Article
Journal of The Korean Society of Emergency Medicine 1999;10(4): 636-641.
A Study about High Risk Group in Middle Cerebral Artery(MCA) Infarction
Jai Kyoo Lee
ABSTRACT
To select high risk group in middle cerebral artery(MCA) infarction by comparing and analysing 10 risk factors in above patients, we analyzed 32 MCA infarcted patients and 30 case control groups retrospectively. Through the analysis of 10 risk factors(age, heart disease, blood pressure, total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL-cholesterol, glucose, smoking, r-GTP, past history : hypertension or cerebrovascular accident) in MCA infarction by the times patients arrieves in emergency room by scoring system made by author, MCA infarcted patients showed score about 1.4 in 24 cases(75.00%) among 32 MCA infarction patients, and in control group, score below 1.4 showed in 28 cases(93.33%) among 30 cases. By the scoring system made by author, the higher risk grouped patients could identified more easily in emergency department.
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