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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9 In omission of the patient presenting with an isolated symptom that in consisted with the cerebral infarct such as foot drop, it may results with the additional symptoms and progress of stroke because of the delayed treatment.
25) The current treatment of cerebral infarct in human medicine includes intravascular administration of thrombolytic recombinant tissue plasminogen activator within 3 hours after onset of an ischemic stroke and as early as possible.
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.
1) At least 30% of children with sickle-cell anemia have cerebral infarcts before 18 years of age.
Cerebral Infarct Volume Evaluation by Triphenyl Tetrazolium Chloride Staining
11 A study done in Canada has revealed that higher serum calcium levels are associated with smaller cerebral infarct volume (r= -0.
While the patient had a cerebral infarct in 2009, there was no evidence of right to left circulatory shunt.
Neurological functional deficits were evaluated according to the modified neurological severity score (mNSS); cerebral infarct volume and histological damage were measured by TTC or H-E staining.
This newly revised evidence-based Clinical Practice Guideline was created to provide nurses the knowledge to help them deliver optimum-quality, patient-focused care for individuals hospitalized with an ischemic cerebral infarct.