cerebral infarct


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ce·re·bral in·farct

(sĕr-ēbrăl in-fahrkt)
Localized necrosis of brain tissue caused by impaired blood flow.

cerebral infarct

A stroke resulting from interrupted blood flow to one of the large or small arteries of the brain.
See also: infarct
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Cerebral infarct volumes were expressed as the percentage of infarcted tissue relative to total brain tissue.
A multivariate logistic regression analysis showed that older age, longer length of hospital stay, and presence of large cerebral infarct were independent predictors of poor hospital discharge outcome.
10-12) The causes of cerebral infarct in humans include systemic hypertension, cardioembolism, and atherosclerosis, among others, (13) whereas in dogs hypertension, (14) hypercoagulable states, (14) atherosclerosis, (7,14) septic thromboemboli, (7) embolic metastatic tumor cells, (7) fibrocartilaginous embolism (7) and aberrant parasite migration or parasitic emboli (7) have been reported.
Despite the possible role of dural puncture, caffeine and an epidural blood patch, and although this patient did not have a thrombophilia screen, the diagnosis of late postpartum eclampsia with a posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome progressing to a cerebral infarct appears to be the most likely cause, based on the clinical and radiological findings.
Silent cerebral infarcts have been referred to as 'silent' because patients and/or clinicians may not recognize them when they occur, but silent infarcts are associated with a higher risk of cognitive impairment and clinical stroke," Dr.
17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Factors such as low hemoglobin levels, increased systolic blood pressure, and male gender are linked to a higher risk of silent cerebral infarcts (SCIs), or silent strokes, in children with sickle cell anemia (SCA), according to results from a large, first-of-its-kind study published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH).
2007), mild hypothermia at 35[degrees]C produced a 30% reduction in cerebral infarct volume (95% CI = 21%-39%).
It was shown that FV1691 G-A and PT20210 G-A were associated with cerebral infarct risk in children independently [15].
some of these patients may [come back] with a cerebral infarct," he said.
HONOLULU -- The presence of an asymptomatic cerebral infarct increases the likelihood that a patient will have a major debilitating stroke sometime within the next year by 8%-12%, Dr.
Although not statistically significant, a higher percentage of citicoline-treated patients achieved reduction in the size of their cerebral infarct compared to placebo-treated patients.
01) and reduce cerebral infarct volume of focal cerebral ischemia rats remarkably (p < 0.