stroke

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Stroke

A stroke is the sudden death of brain cells in a localized area due to inadequate blood flow.

Cause of Stroke

There are two types of stroke exist are ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke.Hemorrhargic stroke caused by blood vessels in and around the brain bursting or leaking.Ischemic strokes are caused by a narrowing or blocking of arteries to the brain.Also there are some risk factors such as high blood pressure, heart disease, high cholesterol, smoking or tobacco use, drugs...ect

Area Affected

Treatment for the condition

Prognosis

What is Stroke?

Stroke can occur any where in the brain. Each area has a different effect on the body.

+ Ischemic Stroke Treatment are tPA, the Gold Standard and Endovascular Procedures + Hemorrhagic Stroke Treatment areEndovascular Procedures and Surgical Treatment

Stoke is fatal for about 27% of white males, 52% of black males, 23% of white females and 40% of black females. Stroke suvivors may be left with permanent damage. Emergency treatment and follow up care can significantly improve both survival and recovery.


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