cerebrovascular accident

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Synonyms for cerebrovascular accident

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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To assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in patients with cerebrovascular accident (CVA).
Other causes include pancreatitis, myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular accident, and drugs that interfere with carbohydrate metabolism such as corticosteroids (2).
The effects of a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) range from mild to severe, and many people never fully recover.
The worldwide incidence of the cerebrovascular accident will be larger because the population over 65 years old will increase from the present number of 390 millions up to 800 million in 2025, representing 10% of the total population.
Dale Avellanosa, a close friend of Peralta, said he is suffering from a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), the medical term for stroke, and 'major depression secondary to loss of a loved one.'
(3) A case report from 2011, for example, describes a 19-year-old man who had an undiagnosed PSCD that caused a pseudoaneurysm in his subclavian artery and a subsequent thrombotic cerebrovascular accident. (4)
"We treat those who are bedridden, terminally ill and cerebrovascular accident patients," Al-Ghamdi, who is also a family physician consultant, told Arab News on Thursday.
Type of cerebrovascular accident and complications were evaluated.
Four patients expired from the emboli, one of whom had a cerebrovascular accident, and none of them had occlusive dressings at the air entry sites.
Alexander, "Iron deficiency anemia, thrombocytosis, and cerebrovascular accident," Southern Medical Journal, vol.
At this stage, the differential diagnosis included brainstem anesthesia and cerebrovascular accident secondary to hypertensive crisis.
Research supports that cerebral infarction may not be observed by CT scan until 24-48 hours after the cerebrovascular accident. However, using an MRI with diffusion-weighted sequences would allow this observation within minutes of the event [5].
The decision was made to start the patient on intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG) while investigating for cerebrovascular accident. MRI for head and neck was done and showed infarction areas in left cerebellar hemisphere (Figure 1 (Radiology Department at Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar)).
Patients with acute or old myocardial infarction, diabetes mellitus, cerebrovascular accident, heart failure, structural heart disease, bundle branch block and cardiomyopathies were excluded from the study.
Chirac has been suffering from the consequences of a cerebrovascular accident in September 2005 when he was still president.