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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 ...
http://stroke.about.com/od/glossary/g/IschemicStroke.htm
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 ...
http://stroke.about.com/od/strokestatistics/a/StrokeStats.htm
The Most Common Stroke Treatments - About.com
May 28, 2014 ... The most effective stroke treatments can only be given within the first few hours after a stroke has occurred. Once you are identified by ...
http://stroke.about.com/od/whatisastrok1/a/stroketreatment.htm
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 ...
http://heartdisease.about.com/od/lesscommonheartproblems/a/Stroke.htm
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. Send to a Friend via Email. Recipient's ...
http://stroke.about.com/od/strokesignsandsymptoms/a/stroknathistory.htm
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 ...
http://cholesterol.about.com/lw/Health-Medicine/Conditions-and-diseases/Cholesterol-and-Stroke-Risk.htm
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 ...
http://diabetes.about.com/od/preventingcomplications/a/stroke.htm
Tests Used in Stroke Diagnosis - About.com
May 28, 2014 ... ... also because they can be performed quickly. CT scans also can reveal ischemic strokes but only 6-12 hours after their onset. CT Scan Basics ...
http://stroke.about.com/od/howarestrokesdiagnosed/a/strokediagnosis.htm
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 ...
http://stroke.about.com/od/strokeprevention/fl/Head-Trauma-and-Stroke.htm
Cerebral Venous Thrombosis and Stroke - About.com
Nov 9, 2008 ... These cerebral venous blood clots are different from the regular blood clots that cause the large majority of ischemic strokes, as in the latter, ...
http://stroke.about.com/b/2008/11/09/venous-thrombosis-and-stroke.htm
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