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Age- and sex-specific rates of leukoaraiosis in TIA and stroke patients: population-based study.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine any sex differences in age-specific prevalence or severity of leukoaraiosis, a marker of white matter ischemia, in population-based and clinic cohorts of TIA/stroke and in a systematic review of the literature. METHODS: Age-specific sex differences were calculated for both CT and MRI in the Oxford Vascular Study (OXVASC) and in an MRI-based clinic cohort. We pooled odds ratios (ORs) for leukoaraiosis in women vs men from published studies by fixed-effect meta-analysis,...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Journal:
Neurology
Volume:
79
Issue:
12
Pages:
1215-1222
Publication date:
2012-09-01
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
Source identifiers:
350512
Language:
English
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pubs:350512
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uuid:fdf92449-061a-4ab7-a2a2-9fd12974a7a3
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2012-12-19

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