How does stroke affect traumatic brain injury survivors?

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Takeaway

  • In a national database study, 2.5% of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) experienced concurrent acute ischemic stroke (AIS), which was associated with worse functional and cognitive outcomes.

Why this matters

  • There is limited clinical evidence on AIS in TBI.
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