Migraine increases stroke risk in surgical patients
Patients undergoing surgery with a history of migraine have an increased risk of perioperative ischemic stroke within 30 days as well as an increased hospital readmission rate, according to a study published in BMJ.

The primary outcome was stroke within 30 days after surgery. Medical records of perioperative stroke were reviewed on the basis of brain scan reports, acute stroke and neurology consultation notes, and discharge summaries. The secondary outcome was hospital readmission within 30 days of discharge, defined as an in-hospital admission to the tertiary care facility or any other affiliated hospital....