Increased risk of ischaemic stroke among patients with multiple sclerosis; Tseng C, Huang W, Lin C, Chang Y; European Journal of Neurology (Nov 2014)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Inflammatory processes including autoimmune diseases which ignite endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis may promote development of cardiovascular diseases including ischaemic stroke. This study aimed to evaluate whether multiple sclerosis (MS) increases stroke risk.
METHODS A national insurance claim data set of 22 million enrollees in Taiwan was used to ...
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