ischaemic stroke


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Noun1.ischaemic stroke - the most common kind of stroke; caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain (as from a clot blocking a blood vessel)
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
ischaemia, ischemia - local anemia in a given body part sometimes resulting from vasoconstriction or thrombosis or embolism
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Adult women and men, who were two inches shorter at these key ages, were 11% more likely to have an ischaemic stroke, where a clot starves the brain of blood and oxygen.
Garima, who has been actively tweeting about her husband's situation since January 17, revealed that her husband could've suffered an Ischaemic stroke.
Aspirin also reduces the risk and severity of early recurrent stroke after TIAs as well as ischaemic stroke.
8%) haemorrhagic strokes which included four other cases who had haemorrhagic transformation of ischaemic stroke.
Aspirin and clopidogrel compared with clopidogrel alone after recent ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attack in high-risk patients (MATCH): randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Researchers found that moderate drinkers had a lower risk of several heart problems, including heart attacks and ischaemic stroke, the most common type of stroke accounting for (http://www.
The highest quartile of natto intake was also significantly associated with a decreased risk of mortality from ischaemic stroke.
After adjustments for age, sex, education (for analysis of dementia), calorific intake, diet quality, and physical activity and smoking, higher recent and higher cumulative intake of artificially sweetened soft drinks were associated with an increased risk of ischaemic stroke, all-cause dementia and Alzheimer's disease dementia.
There is only one drug currently approved to treat ischaemic stroke in the UK.
Ischaemic stroke happens when the artery that supplies blood to the brain is blocked, for example, by a blood clot.
It is currently being commissioned so that patients with specific types of acute ischaemic stroke - which is where a blood vessel to the brain becomes blocked, often leading to long-term disability - can gain access.
Meg Seow, a Radiology nurse at Auckland City Hospital (ACH) and Dr David Brunacci, Neuroradiology fellow at ACH, teamed up to provide an overview of neuroradiology and in particular the radiological treatment of the patient with acute ischaemic stroke.