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A contrasting assessment of the chances of survival after a stroke

Written by Steven mark

Depending on whether the artery becomes blocked or tears, the stroke is more or less often fatal.

Emergency treatment of ischemic stroke with thrombectomy. This technique involves removing the clot using a mechanical device by the endovascular route, under fluoroscopic control.
Emergency treatment of ischemic stroke with thrombectomy. This technique involves removing the clot using a mechanical device by the endovascular route, under fluoroscopic control. A. NOOR / BSIP / A. NOOR / BSIP

What are the chances of survival within 28 days of a stroke? A work published in the Weekly epidemiological bulletin (BEH) of June 23 answers this question thanks to the Lille stroke registry created in 2008. It continuously monitors the adult population over 35 years living in Lille and in the two neighboring municipalities of Lomme and Hellemmes, ie 94,331 people, lit- we in the BEH. During the period studied, from 2008 to 2017, 3,131 strokes occurred, of which 2,933 were included in the study carried out by Santé publique France, Inserm and the Institut Pasteur in Lille.

“The main idea was to compare the lethality of the different types of stroke”, explain to Figaro Aline Meirhaeghe, Inserm researcher and head of the Public Health and Molecular Epidemiology of Aging-related Diseases team at the Institut Pasteur in Lille. At the start, everything looks the same. Heaviness or paralysis of an arm or leg, difficulty expressing yourself, grimacing

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