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Moyamoya disease in China: its clinical features and outcomes.

Authors
  • Duan, Lian
  • Bao, Xiang-Yang
  • Yang, Wei-Zhong
  • Shi, Wan-Chao
  • Li, De-Sheng
  • Zhang, Zheng-Shan
  • Zong, Rui
  • Han, Cong
  • Zhao, Feng
  • Feng, Jie
Type
Published Article
Journal
Stroke
Publisher
Ovid Technologies Wolters Kluwer -American Heart Association
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2012
Volume
43
Issue
1
Pages
56–60
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.621300
PMID: 22020027
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study on the clinical features of moyamoya disease in mainland China indicated bimodal incidence distribution with women-to-men ratios of 1:1 and lower rate of hemorrhages in adults compared with in children. Patients had low rates of postoperative ischemic or hemorrhagic strokes, and the majority of patients had preserved functional status after revascularization.

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