ISSN 0975-3583

Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research

    Relationship between Left Atrial Enlargement and Ischemic Stroke in patients attending a tertiary care hospital in South India

    Dr Vinu Boopathy, Dr Mohan Rao VR, Dr Narendranath R, Dr Soumya Agadi, Dr Vishal Venugopal
    JCDR. 2024: 450-455


    Introduction: Cerebrovascular accident is the leading cause of death worldwide and it is recognized that identification and treatment of stroke risk factors has the largest impact on morbidity and mortality. Left atrial enlargement is associated with stagnation of blood in left atrium which can result in thrombus formation, and it also serves as a marker for structural heart disease and systemic hypertension. Thus, this study has been done to determine the relationship between left atrial enlargement and ischemic stroke.



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