The obesity paradox in stroke: Lower mortality and lower risk of readmission for recurrent stroke in obese stroke patients

Wiley: March 12, 2013

Background

Although associated with excess mortality and morbidity, obesity is associated with lower mortality after stroke. The association between obesity and risk of recurrent stroke is unclear.

Aims

The study aims to investigate the association in stroke patients between body mass index and risk of death and readmission for recurrent stroke. Read more