V.M. Kornatsky, I.L. Reven’ko Medical and social aspects of cerebrovascular diseases in Ukraine.

Stroke is one of the basic medical and social problems as takes the second place among the reasons of death and the first – among the reasons of disability. The analysis of disease and death rates due to strokes during the period 1999–2008 in Ukraine has been performed. The epidemiological situation is analyzed and relative risks of disease and death rate from cerebrovascular diseases in different country areas are defined. Organization of medical aid for the patients with strokes in Ukraine is discussed.

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