neurologic stability

neurologic stability

Critical care A clinical state characterized by lack of change in mental status or level of consciousness; control of seizures; absence of new neurologic defects–eg, aphasia, ataxia, dysarthria, paresis, paralysis, visual field loss, or blindness. See Stroke, Transient ischemic attack.
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The inclusion criteria were a recent ischaemic stroke (within less than 90 days before randomization), defined by symptoms persisting for more than 24 hours or symptoms of a shorter duration but with evidence of a recent brain infarction on a computed tomographic scan or magnetic resonance imaging; clinical and neurologic stability before randomization; and an age of 55 years or older.
Local control was defined as the absence of tumor enlargement on followup imaging in addition to neurologic stability or improvement.