cerebrovascular accident

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Synonyms for cerebrovascular accident

a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain

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Although he developed cerebrovascular accident at the first week of hospitalization, our patient did not display the symptoms during hospitalization (20 days) or during the one-month period after discharge.
Apart from a longer length of hospital stay, the use of aprotinin was also not associated with an increased risk of other postoperative complications including surgical re-exploration for bleeding, atrial fibrillation, cerebrovascular accident and hospital mortality.
Review of the literature regarding serious complications shows that the most frequent reported injuries involve artery dissection or spasm with consequent cerebrovascular accident.
Part 1: The occurrence of cerebrovascular accidents after manipulation to the neck in Denmark from 1978-1988.
Methods: Eleven (eight men and three women) community-dwelling subjects with hemiplegia due to cerebrovascular accident and voluntarily agreed to participate.
Multivariate logistic regression analysis with backward deletion was performed to identify independent predictors of adverse outcome, with all-cause mortality as the dependent variable and the independent variables in the following order: BMI, creatinine, mean blood pressure, age, cerebrovascular accident, cancer, and cTnI.
Individuals who have sustained brain damage as a result of traumatic injury or cerebrovascular accident often experience changes in ability (residual effects) which may affect physical and cognitive abilities and emotional and behavioral capacities (Burke, Weslowski & Guth, 1988; Namerow, 1987; Peck et al.
They cover office preparation and vital signs; altered consciousness, respiratory distress, and cardiovascular emergencies such as syncope, seizure disorders, diabetes, cerebrovascular accident, asthma, hyperventilation, angina and myocardial infarction, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; allergic reactions; and legal issues in emergency care, including occupational hazards.
A 64-year-old woman with a history of ovarian carcinoma and cerebrovascular accident presented with the acute onset of a severe throbbing headache with associated nausea and vomiting.
Adverse reactions: Serious: anaphylaxis, hepatitis, oedema, palpitations, angina pectoris, atrial fibrillation, cerebrovascular accident, syncope.
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" ("Le Scaphandre et le Papillon") is a recent docudrama directed by Julian Schnabel, based on an actual story of French Elle magazine's editor-in-chief, Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995, at age 43, had a spontaneous cerebrovascular accident that left himwith a rare neurological disorder colloquially known as "locked-in syndrome.
She had suffered a cerebrovascular accident at 35 years of age.
Although the case presented within their review is a "textbook" example of TTS in its clinical and microscopic features, it is atypical because the development of nasal ulceration occurred nearly three decades after the presumed initial insult, which was either a right-sided Bell palsy or a cerebrovascular accident, or both.
Since 1996, more than 40% of donors each year have died of a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) or stroke.
Eight months earlier, computed tomography (CT) had been obtained at another institution following a cerebrovascular accident.