Individual Study / NEMESIS

North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study

North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study

Initiatives -
Results of hospital-based studies indicate a high risk of cognitive impairment 3 months after stroke. There are no comprehensive data on this issue from prospective community-based studies comparing first-ever stroke patients with stroke-free subjects. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
1998
End Year
2003
Funding
The project was supported by grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council, Austin Hospital Medical Research Foundation, Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, Foundation for High Blood Pressure Research, National Stroke Foundation, and Parke-Davis Pfizer (Cardiovascular and Lipids research grant).

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Velandai Srikanth
    Monash University

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort
Follow Up
Follow ups at 3 months after stroke , 1 year and 2 years

Marker Paper

Srikanth VK, Thrift AG, Saling MM, Anderson JF, Dewey HM, Macdonell RA, Donnan GA; Community-Based Prospective Study of Nonaphasic English-Speaking Survivors. Increased risk of cognitive impairment 3 months after mild to moderate first-ever stroke: a Community-Based Prospective Study of Nonaphasic English-Speaking Survivors. Stroke. 2003 May;34(5):1136-43. doi: 10.1161/01.STR.0000069161.35736.39. Epub 2003 Apr 17.

PUBMED 12702832

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
99
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 34-85 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other