thrombotic stroke


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thrombotic stroke

Neurology A stroke caused by thrombosis or thromboembolism. See Stroke.
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Cerebral thrombotic strokes are more likely to occur in the morning or at night when blood pressure tends to be lower.
Table 4: Shows maximum thrombotic stroke patients were in the age group of 61-70 constituting 30% of the study population.
Maximum thrombotic stroke patients were in the age group of 61 - 70 constituting 30% of the study population.
Present study was done to determine the serum lipid profile in 60 patients of cerebrovascular disease (44 with thrombotic stroke and 16 with haemorrhagic stroke) with a view to determine lipid abnormalities if any.
Indications for alteplase administration include acute MI, acute ischemic or thrombotic stroke, pulmonary embolism, and occluded IV catheters (Wilson et al., 2012).
It decreases mortality and recurrence of cardiovascular events when used as acute therapy following acute coronary syndrome, thrombotic stroke and Kawasaki's disease.
They suggested that carotid endarterectomies performed in the afternoon may be at less risk of developing postoperative thrombotic stroke. Cohen et al.
Another finding was that if a woman had diabetes, her relative risk of thrombotic stroke was 2.73 and her relative risk for an MI was 4.66.
There was a relatively more OCP consumption in patients suffering venous and thrombotic stroke than in a control population.
The other data collected included demographic factors, diagnosis, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II score, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score on the day of TEG testing (9), C-reactive protein concentration (10), fibrinogen concentration, International Normalised Ratio, activated partial thromboplastin time, active infection requiring antibiotics, thrombotic complications (deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, thrombotic stroke) and hospital mortality.
A thrombotic stroke is caused by a blood clot forming in one of the arteries that supply blood to the brain, while an embolic stroke occurs when a clot forms in blood vessels away from the brain (commonly in the heart) and is swept through the bloodstream to lodge in the brain arteries.
** Thrombotic stroke means the blood flow ceases because of a blockage of one or more of the arteries supplying blood to the brain or within the brain itself.