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Synonyms for CVA

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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That is, they reach a stopping point in the circulatory system and block blood flow like a blood clot, creating a high likelihood of pulmonary embolism, coronary thrombosis, or cardiovascular accident (stroke).
Studies of this nature are of increasing importance to all health care professionals as they face the graying of America with maturation of the baby boomers of the World War Il generation, and the concomitant increase in the prevalence of cardiovascular accident.
Hays' death was due to a cardiovascular accident resulting from acute Leukemia of undiagnosed onset and duration of approximately three weeks," James P.
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