Those with life-threatening complications tend to be older, but they are about 6 years younger than patients usually seen in hospitals.
Strokes were caused by Covid-19 disease Fatal about twice the usual strokes, according to the British newspaper “Daily Mail” according to studies prepared by researchers specializing in strokes.
Studies have revealed underlying ill health, such as Hypertension And diabetes, as a risk factor for strokes associated with the Corona virus.
All of these findings came from the Stroke Research Group at the University of Cambridge, which has reviewed the evidence linking: Covid-19 And stroke.
In total, the researchers analyzed 61 studies that covered more than 100,000 hospitalized patients with coronavirus. The results of the study were published Thursday in the International Journal of Stroke.
Professor Hugh Marcus, who leads the Stroke Research Group in Cambridge, said the rate of stroke among Covid-19 patients was “low”.
But he added that “the size of the epidemic means the possibility of several thousand people all over the world” of strokes Coronavirus infection.
Research found that strokes occurred in 14 out of every 1,000 cases, equivalent to 1.4 hospitalized patients out of every 100.