embolic stroke


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embolic stroke

Neurology A stroke caused by an embolus. See Transient ischemic attack, Stroke.
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Conclusion: Combination of clopidogrel 75mg plus Aspirin 75 mg was the most common anti-platelet regimen prescribed for secondary prevention of non-cardio embolic stroke in our study population.
Ding et al., "Investigation of neural progenitor cell induced angiogenesis after embolic stroke in rat using MRI," NeuroImage, vol.
Fouzia said that we see patients with embolic stroke. Public awareness and patient compliance were some of the real issues.
Additionally, cases of central nervous system infections, embolic stroke from underlying endocarditis, lung abscess, peritonitis in dialysis dependent patients, septic arthritis, and sepsis have also been reported [2-9].
In case of a suspected embolic stroke, MRI scan of the brain is considered the most sensitive test for neurological imaging.
While her column was devoted to recognizing the symptoms and aftereffects of a stroke, she noted that an irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation can cause blood to collect in the heart and potentially form a clot, which can travel to a person's brain and cause an embolic stroke.
Table-1: Summaryof the two major groups of embolic stroke. (i) High-risk sources and###
Unlike the aforementioned study we found higher GGT levels in embolic stroke. In particular GGT levels in patients with atrial fibrillation were higher compared to the patients without atrial fibrillation.
It has been demonstrated that patients with embolic stroke had 80% prevalence of IAB, which is twice that of the index population.
camphorata and aspirin combination treatment after an experimentally induced embolic stroke in rats.
They considered that accessory atrial appendage might be the source of the unexplained embolic stroke (23).