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Risk of ischemic stroke in patients with ovarian cancer: a nationwide population-based study

Ai-Seon Kuan12, Chung-Jen Teng234, Hua-Hsi Wu56, Vincent Yi-Fong Su27, Yung-Tai Chen8, Sheng-Hsuan Chien9, Chiu-Mei Yeh10, Li-Yu Hu11, Tzeng-Ji Chen103, Cheng-Hwai Tzeng9 and Chia-Jen Liu239*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

2 School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

3 Institute of Public Health, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

4 Division of Oncology and Hematology, Department of Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan

5 Institute of Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

6 Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

7 Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

8 Department of Medicine, Taipei City Hospital Heping Fuyou Branch, Taipei, Taiwan

9 Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

10 Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

11 Department of Psychiatry, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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BMC Medicine 2014, 12:53  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-53

Published: 25 March 2014

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Analyses of risk factors for ischemic stroke in patients without ovarian cancer. Table S2. Incidence of ischemic stroke in patients with and without ovarian cancer (excluding those with brain metastasis within 3 months after stroke). Table S3. Analyses of risk factors for ischemic stroke in patients with ovarian cancer (excluding those with brain metastasis less than 3 months after a stroke).

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