haemorrhagic stroke

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Related to haemorrhagic stroke: ischemic stroke
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Noun1.haemorrhagic stroke - stroke caused by the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain
apoplexy, cerebrovascular accident, CVA, stroke - a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
bleeding, haemorrhage, hemorrhage - the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
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We are currently funding a number of smaller studies focusing on stroke prevention, including blood pressure management, treatments for atrial fibrillation (AF), and the prevention of haemorrhagic stroke.
The ratio between non-haemorrhagic and haemorrhagic stroke was 5.
The two types of stroke are ischaemic and haemorrhagic stroke.
There are two main types of stroke - ischemic isch stroke and haemorrhagic stroke, with the former accounting for about 85% of cases.
There are two main types of stroke ischaemic strokes are caused by a blockage in a blood vessel to the brain, either a blood clot, air bubble or fat globule, and a haemorrhagic stroke happens when a blood vessel bursts in or on the surface of the brain.
Results showed that patients were five times as likely to have an ischaemic stroke within the first two weeks after a total hip replacement and were four times as likely to have a haemorrhagic stroke after the same procedure.
However studies show that haemorrhagic stroke constitutes a larger percentage in Asians.
A study from Tanzania (3) confirms that no reliable clinical method of distinguishing ischaemic from haemorrhagic stroke exists.
When each type of stroke was analysed separately, the experts found brisk walking cut the risk of haemorrhagic stroke by 68% while two or more hours a week of walking cut the risk by 57%.
The risk was increased for both ischemic and haemorrhagic stroke, and in both men and women, but only for those subjects who were 45 years of age or older.
There were more patients in the Lipitor group who experienced haemorrhagic stroke (2.
BABIES who suffer severe diarrhoea in the first few months of their lives could be at greater risk of suffering a haemorrhagic stroke many years later, a new study has suggested.