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Table 2 Risk factors for the development of stroke 3578910

From: Perioperative care of a patient with stroke

Ischaemic stroke Haemorrhagic stroke
Common traditional factors
Hypertension, previous transient ischaemic attacks, Smoking, Diabetes Mellitus, AF, Cardiovascular diseases (MI, angina, Peripheral vascular diseases) and heart failure
Common traditional factors
Male sex, age, hypertension, diabetes mellitus and alcohol intake.
Haemostatic factors - factor VIIIc and von Willebrand factor Haemostatic factors - Use of the anticoagulants and antiplatlet agents
Non traditional factors - Waist hip ratio, Left ventricular hypertrophy, Apolipoprotein(a) levels and White cell counts suggestive of inflammation Non traditional factors - Previous TIA's