ISCHEMIC AND HEMORRHAGIC STROKE;

A COMPARATIVE STUDY TO ASSESS THE FREQUENCY OF ISCHEMIC AND HEMORRHAGIC STROKE AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION.

  • Abdul Aziz Sahto Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences for WomenNawabshah, Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Amir Shahzad Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences for Women Nawabshah, Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Ruqayya - Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences for WomenNawabshah, Sindh, Pakistan.
Keywords: Type of Cerebrovascular Accident, Risk Factors.

Abstract

Objectives: The aim behind this study was assess the frequency of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and associated risk factors in patients with hypertension. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Period: One year. Setting: Department of Medicine People’s Medical University, Shaheed Benazeerabad. Material and Methods: This study was a hospital based study in which sampling was done through a purposive sampling technique. A total of 160 patients admitted with stroke were included in our study. After taking informed consent patient’s relevant history and examination were carried out. CT-Scan was done to confirm and different between ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.SPSS version 17.0 was used to analyze the collected data. Results: Ischemic stroke was observed in 105(66%) patients and 55(34%) were suffered hemorrhagic stroke. Hypertension was 100% in both types of storks in ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke.Rate of diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia and smoking were significantly high in hemorrhagic stroke than ischemic stroke (p<0.01). Conclusion: We found a high prevalence of ischemic stroke than hemorrhagic stroke in our population. Among associated factors gender, hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes and smoking were prevalent in both ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke patients.

Author Biographies

Abdul Aziz Sahto, Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences for WomenNawabshah, Sindh, Pakistan.

FCPS (Medicine)

Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

 

Amir Shahzad, Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences for Women Nawabshah, Sindh, Pakistan.

MBBS FCPS Medicine

Senior Registrar

Department of Medicine

 

Ruqayya -, Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences for WomenNawabshah, Sindh, Pakistan.

MBBS

Post-graduate Student Medical Unit II

Department of Medicine

 

Published
2019-02-10