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Synonyms for infarction

localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply

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Common carotid artery intima-media thickness in patients with brain infarction and intracerebral hemorrhage.
Kobayashi S, Okada K, Koide H, Bokura H, Yamaguchi S.Subcortical silent brain infarction as a risk factor for clinical stroke.Stroke.
Castaigne, ""Crossed cerebellar diaschisis" in human supratentorial brain infarction," Transactions of the American Neurological Association, vol.
Infarct volume suggests DAHP plays a neuroprotective role in brain infarction.
Csiba, "Silent brain infarction - a review of recent observations," International Journal of Stroke, vol.
Kallikrein has also been proven to stimulate angiogenesis after local brain infarction [10, 15].
TB granulomas can cause focal vasculitis of intracranial arteries resulting in brain infarction. Imaging findings include single or multiple ring enhancing granulomas with associated vascular wall enhancement.
In most cases, the NDS values helped us to estimate the intensity of ischemia brain infarction before sacrifice.
CT scan finding of large cystic lesion may be of variable etiology like brain abscess, hydatid cyst, brain infarction, and tumors with central necrosis like oligodendrogliomas, tuberculomas, and many more.
For example, while evaluating a patient who has right-sided hemiparesis, a neurologist should spend all his/her effort to determine the underlying etiology For instance, the right-sided hemiparesis could be due to a brain infarction, hemorrhage, or a tumor.
- Cerebral Infarction (Brain Infarction) - Pipeline Review, H1 2015
A study by scientists from Boston University School of Medicine has found evidence of brain infarction due to a blockage in the blood vessels supplying the brain.
In addition, the usefulness of the steady-state method was confirmed in a rat model of brain infarction. As such, in combination with the improvement in small animal PET systems and experimental procedures, the [sup.15]O-[O.sub.2] intravenous administration method made possible cerebral oxygen metabolism measurement of rats in normal and pathological conditions, with minimal invasiveness.
25, 2013 -- Brain infarction or stroke is caused by a blood clot blocking a blood vessel in the brain, which leads to interruption of blood flow and shortage of oxygen.
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