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Long-term outcome after reperfusion-treated stroke.

Journal article
Authors Oscar Mühr
Hanna C Persson
Katharina S Sunnerhagen
Published in Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine
Volume 49
Issue 4
Pages 316-321
ISSN 1650-1977
Publication year 2017
Published at Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience
Pages 316-321
Language en
Links dx.doi.org/10.2340/16501977-2208
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.f...
Subject categories Neurology

Abstract

To explore motor function, health-related quality of life and impact on activities of daily living 5 and 6 years after reperfusion treatment in patients with stroke.A total of 75 patients with first-time stroke received either thrombectomy or thrombolytic treatment at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg during an 18-month period in 2009-2010. Follow-up involved questionnaires and clinical examinations, 5 and 6 years post-stroke. The results were compared with an individually matched reference group.At follow-up 54 persons with reperfusion-treated stroke were alive, of whom 31 (57%) answered the questionnaires and 16 agreed to a clinical examination. The Stroke Impact Scale showed impact in several areas, with the emotion domain being the most affected. The reperfusion-treated group reported significantly better strength and hand function compared with the reference group. Of those clinically examined, 44% were dependent in activities of daily living and 38% had cognitive impairment.Long-term outcome after reperfusion treatment is relatively good, with treated individuals having better strength and hand function compared with a reference group. However, emotional and cognitive problems persist and need to be addressed.

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