ischemic stroke


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Related to ischemic stroke: hemorrhagic stroke, transient ischemic attack
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Noun1.ischemic 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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Susanna Larsson, Ph.D., from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, and Hugh Markus, M.D., from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, applied a Mendelian randomization design to examine the correlation between genetic liability for insomnia and major cardiovascular diseases, including coronary artery disease, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, and ischemic stroke. Single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with insomnia complaints at genomewide significance were identified in studies of 1,331,010 individuals; 248 independent lead single nucleotide polymorphisms were identified.
According to the company, Millipede CIS is an innovative catheter technology that is designed to remove clots from the brain following an acute ischemic stroke. The technology aims to provide superior clinical outcomes in shorter procedural times, resulting in safe, cost-effective therapy.
Neuralstem announced the publication of a manuscript in Stem Cells Translational Medicine describing the results of an open label Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating the feasibility and safety of transplantation of its lead stem cell asset, NSI-566, for the treatment of motor deficits due to ischemic stroke. The manuscript, entitled 'Stable Intracerebral Transplantation of Neural Stem Cells for the Treatment of Paralysis Due to Ischemic Stroke,' summarizes the results of an open label trial performed at BaYi Brain Hospital in Beijing, China, with Principal Investigator Professor Xu Ruxiang.
PHILADELPHIA -- Older adults who report more depressive symptoms may be at greater risk of ischemic stroke, according to preliminary data from a prospective study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology.
If the compound identified in this study successfully reduces tissue death and improves recovery in further experiments, it could lead to new approaches for preserving brain cells after an ischemic stroke," says Francesca Bosetti, program director at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Of 81,714 women ages 50 to 79 who participated in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study (1993 to 1998), those who self-reported drinking two or more artificially sweetened beverages per day--just 5.1 percent of the group--had the highest risk of small artery occlusion ischemic stroke, as well as the highest risk of death from all causes.
Objectives: It is known that the neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is associated with adverse outcomes in ischemic stroke patients.
Objective: To determine the causes of arterial ischemic stroke and neuroimaging findings in children.
KARACHI -- Oral contraceptives increase the risk of ischemic stroke, but this risk is very small among women who do not have other stroke risk factors.
According to stroke specialists at the Loyola University, oral contraceptives increase the risk of ischemic stroke, but this risk is very small among women who do not have other stroke risk factors.
A retrospective descriptive study of 100 cases of ischemic stroke patients who were treated in KAPV Govt.