A mini-review on genetics and ischemic stroke

Authors

  • Permphan Dharmasaroja Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

Keywords:

genetics, stroke, gene, brain

Abstract

It remains unclear why some patients with cardiovascular risk factors develop stroke, whereas others with similar risk factor profiles remain unaffected. Ischemic stroke can be a manifestation of a number of single-gene disorders, and it is usually part of a multisystem disorder. Previous studies strongly support a genetic predisposition to stroke, and genetic association studies have shown that genetic risk factors appear to predispose to specific stroke subtypes. However, identification of individual causative mutations remains handicapped due to limited number of currently available approaches.

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Published

2019-02-19

How to Cite

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Dharmasaroja P. A mini-review on genetics and ischemic stroke. J Thai Stroke Soc [Internet]. 2019 Feb. 19 [cited 2024 Jun. 20];13(1-2):20-4. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jtss/article/view/173159