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occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)

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34 Cerebral embolism 10 2 20 Total 100 22 22 Table IV: Showing Relation of Level of Consciousness to Immediate Mortality Level of Consciousness Total No.
8 [degrees]C) postoperatively, brain CT was obtained and showed multiple low-density lesions in temporal lobes, right parietal lobe, and occipital lobe, suggestive of cerebral embolism (Fig.
Correction page 289-291/Duzeltme sayfa 289-291: A deadly chain of events in a case; Deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, patent foramen ovale and cerebral embolism Murat Eroglu, Murat Yalcin, Zafer Isilak, Murat Velioglu
They do a "bounce" dive, where you bounce to a depth below normal limits, risking a pulmonary or cerebral embolism.
2 From Israel in 1990, a case of contrast intravasation and cerebral embolism was reported where oil-based media was used.
They cover the history of the field, epidemiology, and risk factors; development of the cerebral vasculature; signs and symptoms of dysfunction; diagnosis; and the incidence, pathogenesis, and treatment of disorders such as cerebral embolism, hematologic disorders and neoplasms, migraine and alternating hemiplegia, hemorrhage, venous malformations, traumatic disorders, neonatal disorders, vascular disorders of the spinal cord; as well as genetic causes of cerebrovascular disease and treatment of stroke.
A few small scattered areas of infarction bilaterally were suggestive of cerebral embolism.
2,3) Predisposing factors for calcific cerebral embolism include mechanical manipulation of valves during diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
It is most commonly caused by a blockage: either a cerebral thrombosis - a clot in an artery carrying blood to the brain - or a cerebral embolism, where a blood clot, air bubble or fat globule forms in a blood vessel somewhere else and is carried in the bloodstream to the brain.
Cerebral embolism is considered a major cause of brain injury during cardiac surgical procedures.
Retrograde catheterization of the aortic valve to assess valvular aortic stenosis often induces silent cerebral embolism and clinically apparent stroke, and "should only be undertaken when patients' echocardiographic findings are unclear and additional information is essential for clinical management," said Dr.
Cerebral embolism results when a blood clot (embolus) or other particle, such as vegetation, a mass of bacteria or plaque, forms in a blood vessel away from the brain, usually in the heart, and becomes dislodged.
Indications for warfarin were cardiac valve replacement (37), cardiac valve disease and atrial fibrillation (21), atrial fibrillation and cerebral embolism (16), recurrent deep-vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism (28), and ischaemic cardiomyopathy (2).
Another type of brain attack is a cerebral embolism.