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Synonyms for stroke

(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

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

a light touch

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a light touch with the hands

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(golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club

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the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew

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anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause

a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush

any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing

a single complete movement

touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions

strike a ball with a smooth blow

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row at a particular rate

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treat gingerly or carefully

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Many embolic strokes are related to atrial fibrillatiom, a type of arrhythmia (irregular heart rhythm) that promotes formation of clots in the heart.
In addition, hemorrhagic transformation has been thought to be supportive of embolic stroke, and specific vascular territory involvement can help to distinguish one form of infarction mechanism from another.
NAVIGATE ESUS, a global Phase 3 indication-seeking study, designed to evaluate rivaroxaban in patients with embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS).
Embolic strokes occur when a blood clot forms somewhere in the body and travels through the bloodstream to the brain.
The TriActiv(R) System incorporates three features designed to reduce the incidence of embolic stroke during carotid stenting procedures - a balloon protection guidewire, a flush catheter, and an extraction system to remove debris.
Embolic stroke occurs when a clot, or a small piece of plaque formed in one of the arteries leading to the brain or in the heart, is swept through the bloodstream to lodge in narrower brain arteries.
NMT Medical is currently investigating the potential connection between a common heart defect that allows a right-to-left shunt or flow of blood through a defect like a patent foramen ovale (PFO) and brain attacks such as embolic stroke, transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and migraine headaches.
The unfiltered blood may contain debris and emboli that can travel to the brain and cause embolic stroke.
Physicians from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation are using the revolutionary ACUSON AcuNav(TM) diagnostic ultrasound catheter* from Siemens Medical Solutions in a new procedure that could ultimately change the course of care and improve outcomes for the treatment of atrial fibrillation, a major cause of embolic stroke.
Both studies evaluated the effectiveness of Tat-NR2B9c when it was administered after the onset of embolic strokes.
AF is responsible for 45 percent of embolic strokes (the most common kind,
Ischemic infarcts, which account for 85% of all strokes, include thrombotic and embolic strokes.