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The HKU stroke cohort

The HKU stroke cohort

Initiatives -
In patients with TIA and ischemic stroke, we validated the total small vessel disease (SVD) score by determining its prognostic value for recurrent stroke. *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
2008
Funding
SK Yee Medical Foundation and The University of Hong Kong Strategic Research Theme in Neurosciences

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Gary Kui Kai Lau
    University of Hong Kong

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort
Follow Up
Patients recruited from HKU were followed up by a clinician every 3–6 months, or more frequently if clinically indicated.

Marker Paper

Kui Kai Lau, Linxin Li, Ursula Schulz, Michela Simoni, Koon Ho Chan, Shu Leong Ho, Raymond Tak Fai Cheung, Wilhelm Küker, Henry Ka Fung Mak, Peter M. Rothwell. Neurology Jun 2017, 88 (24) 2260-2267; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004042

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 18 years of age

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other