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Ischemic Stroke Definition and Examples - About.com
Jun 18, 2014 ... The physical blockage of blood flow to an area of the brain, causing brain cells in the area to die. Ischemic strokes cause permanent brain ...
Hemorrhagic Conversion - Why tPA and Other Stroke Treatments ...
Feb 6, 2013 ... tPA Can Cause Hemorrhagic Conversion of Ischemic Strokes. By Jose Vega M.D., Ph.D. Share this. Stroke Categories. Stroke 101 · Symptoms ...
Facts and Statistics About Stroke - About.com
Ischemic strokes account for 87% of all strokes, while the other 13% are ... of ischemic strokes receive treatment with tissue plasminogen activator (TPA), a blood ...
Stroke Risk - Does High Cholesterol Increase Stroke Risk
The risk factors for ischemic strokes, including high cholesterol, are the same as those coronary heart disease. The other major type of stroke, hemorrhagic ...
Stroke - Heart Disease - About.com
Nov 7, 2013 ... Ischemic strokes occur when blood flow is interrupted by a blockage in one of the blood vessels that supply the brain. Hemorrhagic strokes are ...
Risks of Stroke for Those With Diabetes - Type 2 Diabetes - About.com
Jun 15, 2014 ... A person with diabetes is at higher risk than others for stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. As with many of the health problems ...
The Most Common Stroke Treatments - About.com
Years of basic science and clinical research have yielded new and fascinating stroke treatments. Depending on the type of stroke a person has suffered, several  ...
Lung Cancer Increases Risk of Stroke - About.com
Sep 23, 2011 ... While both types of stroke appear to be increased in people with lung cancer, hemorrhagic strokes were increased more than ischemic strokes.
Head Trauma and Stroke - About.com
Jun 1, 2014 ... Ischemic strokes are strokes due to blockage of a blood vessel in the brain, causing a loss of blood supply to a region of the brain. There is an ...
Stroke - Health Topics A-Z - About.com
(The ultrasound technique, transcranial duplex sonography, may be sensitive enough to differentiate between hemorrhagic and ischemic strokes if CT scans are ...
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