Dr. Rajeev Kumar Ranjan, Dr. Paras Nath Ram, Dr. Suresh Kumar Toppo, Dr. Pulak Abhishek


Introduction: Advances in care in the course of recent years have extraordinarily improved the result for stroke patients with a decrease in mortality and more patients at last accomplishing autonomy. Computerized Tomographic (CT) scanning is the gold standard when it comes to choosing for the imaging modality in patients coming in emergency department with stroke presenting with some neurologic deficit or other associated features. Methodology: A cross sectional study of the available CT records for patients coming with stroke in RIMS Ranchi was evaluated from Feb 2018-Aug 2018 after seeking appropriate clearance. Data thus collected were analyzed using SPSS version 16 using standard statistical methods like mean, standard deviation, chi square test of significance etc. P values of <.05 were considered to be of statistical significance.  Results:  A total 275 patients  were included in the evaluation . In this study  we found that the average age for male particiapnts were 55.75 ±7.99 while females were having a mean age 53.07 ± 11.85 .  25% of the patients with Stroke were not diagnosed as hypertension cases while most patients recorded a GCS in mild category (44% ), while more stroke incidents were infarct in nature ( 51%) followed by hemorrahgic incidenes (21%) . Cerebrovascular incidents were right side (51%)  on location while mixed location findings were (21% ). Conclusion: Our  investigation shows that Ischemic stroke is comoner than hemorrhagic in patients and greater part happened in the older patients. Computer Tomography (CT )  is an exceptionally valuable instrument in making the analysis of stroke just as separating hemorrrhage  from ischemia  which is useful in treatment of stroke patients.


Computerized Tomographic (CT), Stroke, Transient Ischemic attack (TIA)

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