Accidente Cerebro Vascular

“Stroke is the second most common cause of death and major cause of disability worldwide. Because of the ageing population, the burden will increase greatly during the next 20 years, especially in developing countries. Advances have occurred in the prevention and treatment of stroke during the past decade. “

Accidente Cerebro Vascular (Stroke) Geoffrey A Donnan, Marc Fisher, Malcolm Macleod, Stephen M Davis, Lancet 2008; 371: 1612–23