Dr. V Y Bhargav, Dr. E. Dhandapani, Dr B Kalaiselvi
Abstract: Cardiac diseases are a major risk factor for stroke after hypertension and diabetes. Cardiac diseases mainly Heart failure that may be systolic dysfunction or diastolic dysfunction are one of the causes of athero thrombotic stroke. During the occurrence of acute ischaemic stroke it is surely essential to evaluate the risk of mortality and morbidity for the patient during the hospital stay. Left ventricular dysfunction assessment in stroke patients is a great prognostic factor in assessing the prognosis of the patient during hospital stay including mortality. In this study we evaluated left ventricular dysfunction in stroke patients and its association with in patient mortality.
Keywords: Stroke, left ventricular dysfunction