As cerebrovascular disease (CVD) is one of the leading causes of morbidity & mortality in adult life, this
retrospective study was performed to see the clinical presentation, risk factors, neurological presentation,
pattern of brain strokes and areas of brain affected as per CT scan findings in patients at Monno Medical
College & Hospital, Manikganj, from 1st January 2018 to 31st December 2018. In the study it was observed
that, cerebrovascular strokes were more common in males (46.73%) than females (34.95%). Most
common age group was 61-70 years (33.86%). Most common clinical feature was hemiplegia (51.21%). Most common risk factor was hypertension (39.92%) followed by smoking (20.99%), diabetes mellitus (17.96%), past H/O CVD (14.92%) and dyslipidemia (13.47%). The most common type of stroke was ischemic (81.68%) and hemorrhagic was (18.32%). In ischemic stroke most commonly involved areas were parietal (31.06%) & frontal (15.37%) lobes. In hemorrhagic stroke, most common site was thalamus (5.09%) followed by basal ganglia (3.64%). CT scan remains the useful technique for diagnosis of stroke (cerebrovascular diseases – CVD) because rational management of stroke depends on accurate diagnosis and it should be ideally done in all cases.


Cerebrovascular disease Computed tomography


Author Biographies

Md. Helal Uddin Bhuiyan, Colonel Malek Medical College, Manikganj

Associate Professor, Department of Radiology & Imaging, Colonel Malek Medical College, Manikganj

Md. Anisur Rahman Khan, Colonel Malek Medical College, Manikganj

Associate Professor of Radiology and Imaging, Colonel Malek Medical College, Manikganj

Mohammad Aminul Hoque, Colonel Malek Medical College, Manikganj

Assistant Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Colonel Malek Medical College, Manikganj

Yasmin Rahim, Dhaka Community Medical College & Hospital, Moghbazar, Dhaka

Department of Anatomy, Dhaka Community Medical College & Hospital, Moghbazar, Dhaka

How to Cite
Bhuiyan MHU, Khan MAR, Hoque MA, Rahim Y. Evaluation of Stroke (CVD) Patients Using Computed Tomography (CT) Scan at a Peripheral Medical College Hospital in Bangladesh. CMMCJ [Internet]. 2019 Jul. 31 [cited 2022 Aug. 13];2(02):3-7. Available from: https://cmmcj.org/index.php/cmmcj/article/view/21


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