ischaemic stroke

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Synonyms for ischaemic stroke

the most common kind of stroke

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Annette's induction into the life-threatening world of ischaemic strokes came on May 2 last year.
This is most important for patients who may have had an ischaemic stroke and may benefit from the administration of a thrombolytic agent such as a tissue plasminogen activator (tPA).
2]] AF-related stroke is caused by blood clots and is a type of ischaemic stroke, the most common type of stroke.
In some cases, surgery may be required to treat brain swelling in severe ischaemic strokes and to reduce the risk of further bleeding in some cases of haemorrhagic strokes.
In this study, Onglyza (saxagliptin) met the primary safety objective, demonstrating no increased risk for the primary composite endpoint of cardiovascular death, non-fatal myocardial infarction (MI) or non-fatal ischaemic stroke, when added to a patient s current standard of care (with or without other anti-diabetic therapies), as compared to placebo.
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.
Thrombolysis with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (tPA, alteplase) is the only effective specific treatment for acute ischaemic stroke.
Another important cause of ischaemic stroke is intracerebral thrombosis due to small-vessel disease or haematological disorders.
Reduction of C-reactive protein with isoflavone supplement reverses endothelial dysfunction in patients with ischaemic stroke.
Narrowing of the arteries due to fatty cholesterol deposits is a well-known condition associated with ischaemic stroke.
The most common is the ischaemic stroke, caused when a blood clot blocks one of the blood vessels (arteries) carrying blood to the brain.
An ischaemic stroke can also be caused when blood vessels in the brain itself become blocked.