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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Stoke : 1 week to 1 month after onset is subacute. 1 day to one week is acute. After 1 month the stroke is chronic.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruben Altman
59 years experience Cardiology
THROMBOLYTICS: For astroke with significant disability under 3-4 hours old thrombolitc rx with tissue plaminogen activater is the excepted rx.
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Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Acute stroke Rx: There are many treatments for acute stroke, including: 1. blood pressure management, when needed 2. blood sugar mgmt when needed 3. IV TPA- tissue pla ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
13 years experience Radiology
Very unlikely : It has been reported that acute stress can cause severely elevated blood pressure and thus brain hemorrhage. It is however, very rare. Probably more l ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Follow up: Follow up with doc is needed. Many meds are to be taken indefinitely for strokes, while others for limited time. Follow up will likely be needed with ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Giannotta
48 years experience Neurosurgery
Clot busters: If a stroke patient can get to the emergency room within 4 hours, tpa (alteplase) can be given by vein in hopes of breaking up the clot blocking the b ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
New onset: An acute ischemic stroke is one whose onset was within the past 24 hours or less. An ischemic stroke refers to brain damage due to an obstructed arte ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natraj Katta
18 years experience Hospital-based practice
Depends: Depends on how much you give. If you give 30-40 ml/hr not so much but if its more it might again fuida should be determined by other status as well li ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possible : After a stroke the areas around the stroke that are not affected start taking over for the lost function. This leads to different levels of recovery d ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Rehabilitation: Although stroke recovery may be variable from patient to patient, speech and physical therapies offer great promise of recovery, and it is possible to ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Can be improved: Speech therapists help immensely, and are very successful with dysarthria. Occupational therapists may provide additional support. Some medications, ... Read More
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