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Korean Circ J. 1977 Dec;7(2):67-76. Korean. Original Article.
Kang SD , Lee SY , Koo KH , Ryoo UH , Kim CS .

Clinical observation was done on 302 cases of cerebrovascular accidents admitted at Sung-Sim hospital, Chung-Ang University from January, 1968 to August, 1976. 1) Of 302 cases of cerebrovascular accidents, the incidence of cerebral hemorrhage was 28.8, cerebral thrombosis 47,7 Subarachnoid hemorrhage 20.2% and cerebral embolism 3.3%. 2) The peak age incidence was in the fifth decade in cerebral hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, whereas in cerebral thrombosis, it was in the sixth decade. 3) The most frequent predisposing factor in cerebral hemorrhage and subarachnoid hemorrhage were physical activity and emotional stress, whereas in thrombosis and embolism, it was rest. 4) Among disease preceding the onset of cerebrovascular accidents, hypertension were presented 65.4% in cerebral hemorrhage, 63.6% in cerebral thrombosis, 56.6% in subarachnoid hemorrhage and valvular heart disease was presented 40.0% in cerebral embolism. 5) Serum cholesterol level over 200mg% was seen in 33.0% of cerebrovascular accidents. 6) Leukocytosis was seen 58.6% of cerebrovascular accidents which was predominantly found in the hemorrhagic group. 7) The pressure of cerebrospinal fluid was elevated in 61.7% of cerebrovascular accidents, predominantliny the hemorrhagic group. 8) The peak duration of admission was present in 51.7% of cerebrovascular accidents within 7 days and mortality rate during hospitalization was 38.0% in cerebral hemorrhage, 10.4% in cerebral thrombosis and 27.8% in subarachnoid hemorrhage. 9)The mortality rate during hospitalization was 35.3% in all cerebrlavascular accidents within 24 hours.

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