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Ischemic stoke in the elderly


İstanbul Üniversitesi Cerrahpaşa Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroloji Anabilim Dalı, Beyin Damar Hastalıkları Bilim Dalı, İstanbul

Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology 2017; 45: Supplement 83-85
DOI: 10.5543/tkda.2017.78242
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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.

ISSN 1016-5169 EISSN 1308-4488