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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 8, Issue 7, Part C (2022)

Prevalence of stroke in the year 2020: A retrospective study

Author(s)
Dr. Mrudula Sangaonkar, Dr. Heli Nitin Savla, Dr. Mayura Deshmukh and Dr. Tushar Palekar
Abstract
Background: Stroke is a rapid onset of focal neurological deficit, resulting from diseases of the cerebral vasculature and its contents. Worldwide, stroke is the 2nd most common cause of mortality. Also, it is the commonest cause of chronic adult disability. The lifetime risk of stroke after 55 years of age is 1 in 5 for women and 1 in 6 for men. This is a Retrospective study comprising of patients visiting Dr. D. Y. Patil Hospital, which were then presented in tabular and graphical manner. Aim: The objective of the study was to find the number of cases of stroke, to analyze and compile the number of cases according to gender, according to their age group, according to their affected side, according to the artery involvement, days of hospital stay and cases referred and non-referred to physiotherapy. Result: The result show that 61% of males and 39% of females were affected. 85% of the time the stroke resulted in hemiparesis while 13% of the times it resulted into hemiplegia. Most number of patients were from a age group ranking from 61 to 70 years with a maximum stay of 5 days in 52% of population. 72% of population were treated with physiotherapy.Conclusion: According to the results, it was found out that males were more affected by stroke than females in the year 2020. 72% of the stroke patients received physiotherapy treatment, of which more than half patient received physiotherapy treatment everyday of their inpatient stay.
Pages: 199-202  |  22 Views  0 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Mrudula Sangaonkar, Dr. Heli Nitin Savla, Dr. Mayura Deshmukh, Dr. Tushar Palekar. Prevalence of stroke in the year 2020: A retrospective study. Int J Appl Res 2022;8(7):199-202.
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