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embolic stroke

Neurology A stroke caused by an embolus. See Transient ischemic attack, Stroke.
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On the other hand GGT levels in embolic strokes were significantly higher compared to atherosclerotic/lacunar strokes (p=0.
In this paper, we describe the case of a diamond polisher who developed occupational asthma that was complicated by paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, a combination of diseases that placed the patient at a potential risk of embolic stroke (10,11).
When a blood clot forms somewhere else (for instance, in the heart) and then travels through the blood stream until it lodges in a blood vessel, it is called an embolus, and the result is an embolic stroke.
Embolism (EM-bo-liz-um): a stroke caused by embolism is called an embolic stroke.
An embolic stroke results when a blood clot forms somewhere else in the body (usually in arteries of the heart or neck), and the clot travels through the circulatory system to the brain.
Our technology is designed not only to eliminate the risk of embolic stroke from TAVR procedures, but it is also the only technology designed to simultaneously shield the aortic lumen in order to protect the rest of the arterial bed as well.
The study will investigate the benefits of the once-daily, novel oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban in approximately 7,000 patients with a recent embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS).
Establishing the heart as a source for a patient's embolic stroke carries important prognostic and therapeutic implications.
He [Castro] suffered an embolic stroke and recognizes absolutely no one," (http://www.
The neurologist maintained that the risk of another embolic stroke within 90 days of the minor stroke was low and that nonurgent evaluation was appropriate.