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Related to ischemic stroke: hemorrhagic stroke, transient ischemic attack

ischemic stroke

a cerebrovascular disorder caused by deprivation of blood flow to an area of the brain, generally as a result of thrombosis, embolism, or reduced blood pressure.

is·chem·ic stroke

(is-kēmik strōk)
Thrombosis-induced stroke.

ischemic stroke

A stroke caused by diminished blood flow to a particular artery in the brain, e.g., as a result of a clot in the artery or an embolus lodging in the artery. Ischemic stroke is much more common than hemorrhagic stroke.
See also: stroke
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For the time period of our study's retrospectively analyzed data, between the age of 20 and 95 years, 352 patients were admitted to our emergency department with diagnosis of acute ischemic stroke and were included in our study according to the inclusion criteria.
in 2004, had shown that non-diabetic ischemic stroke patients having stress hyperglycemia on admission (using 200 mg/dl as the threshold for labeling hyperglycemia) had a short term mortality of 44% while it was 20% in normoglycemic ischemic stroke patients3.
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Conclusions: We have found that serum IMA levels are elevated in acute ischemic stroke cases and these levels are correlated with the ischemic tissue volume.
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The absolute risk of a first ischemic stroke among survivors of an intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) while on warfarin was roughly 10% within the first month, 20% within 3 months, and 32% at 1 year.
By day 14 of hospitalization, 17 out of 80 acute ischemic stroke patients died.
Minor head trauma is a very rare cause of ischemic stroke in the pediatric population.
In present study the elevated levels of high sensitive C reactive protein as an inflammatory marker in acute ischemic stroke and its short term prognostic significance in acute ischemic stroke were studied.
4% of 1,101 patients aged 15-49 years who developed ischemic stroke, compared with 0.