, an indication of small-vessel disease, accounted for 44% of the strokes in the control patients and 44% of the strokes in those with metabolic syndrome.
did not specify how many patients in the sample had a pure motor stroke, it can be assumed that the sample contained some patients with motor stroke, because motor strokes are the most common type of lacunar stroke
Doolittle ND: The experience of recovery following lacunar stroke
In Pakistan there is a high prevalence of Diabetes mellitus and Hypertension which frequently causes lacunar stroke
occur due to chronic high blood pressure and typically produce small lesions deep within the brain.
occur when small blood clots in tiny arteries cause blockages within the brain.
Accuracy of very early clinical diagnosis of lacunar strokes
The new trial results "do not support the use of combination therapy for secondary stroke prevention in patients with lacunar strokes
," said Dr.
A major limitation of this study was that the majority of patients enrolled had lacunar strokes
, a stroke subtype that is not believed to be of pure atherothrombotic origin and that has the lowest recurrence rates.