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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 - Men's Health - About.com
Jan 6, 2006 ... Ischemic strokes are caused by a blockage (most often from narrowing of the arteries) ... Ischemic strokes are the most common type of stroke.
Types of Stroke - About.com
May 12, 2014 ... Written or reviewed by a board-certified physician. See About.com's Medical Review Board. See More About. stroke types · ischemic strokes ...
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 ...
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 ...
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