Dr. Muhammad Zubair, Dr. Muhammad Adnan Gill, Dr. Sonia Anayat
Objectives: To study the hypoalbuminemia in patients with ischemic stroke. Material and methods: In this cross-sectional study total 250 patients of ischemic stroke both male or female with age range from 40 years to 60 years were recruited from the Department of Medicine, Bakhtawar Amin Medical and Dental College Multan from January 2020 2014 to June 2020. Results: Mean age of the patients was 48.45 ± 4.675 years. Hypoalbuminemia was noted in 108 (43%) patient. Male patients were 158 (63.2%) and female patients were 92 (36.8%). Total 103 (41.2%) patients belonged to age group 40-50 years and 147 (58.8%) patients belonged to age group 51-60 years, 87 (34.8%) patients were hypertensive, Insignificant association of hypoalbuminemia with age, gender and hypertension was seen. Conclusion: Results of this study revealed that higher number of patients found with hypoalbuminemia, male patients were more victim of ischemic stroke as compare to female patient but the difference was not significant. Results of this study also revealed that there is insignificant association of hypoalbuminemia with age and hypertension. Key Words: Hypoalbuminemia, hypertension, ischemic stroke.