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Researchers develop score to predict risk of stroke among migraineurs with aura

Key clinical point: Researchers have developed a risk score to predict the likelihood of a stroke in patients with migraine with aura.

Major finding: The incidence of stroke was 3% in the low-risk group, 8% in the moderate-risk group, and 34% in the high-risk group.

Study details: An examination of data for 429 adults with migraine with aura who participated in the ARIC study.

Disclosures: Dr. Sen and colleagues did not report any funding for this study. Investigators reported receiving grants from the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, and the American Academy of Neurology.

Citation:

Trivedi T et al. ISC 2020. Abstract WMP117.