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life expectancy after severe stroke

A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: Yes.
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Yes, sure does: Brain hemorrhages have ominous outcomes, as by the first year following the event, about 60% have not survived. This number has been consistent for m ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zia Khan
Dr. Zia Khan answered
34 years experience Cardiology
No one fixed answer: The real risk depends on other comorbid conditions such as the state of coronary and peripheral vessels , the condition of the cardiovascular system ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Tompkins
21 years experience Infectious Disease
No clear data: Hello Weinstein, The name of the game is risk factor control: blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose control and anti-platelet therapy if the strok ... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Carotid arterial disease is a strong marker for heart disease. Your life expectancy will depend on the co-morbid disease you have: especially in your ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
13 years experience Radiology
Probably not so good: Please consult your neurologist. Massive occipital stroke is bad and so is aggressive dementia. Stroke alone can cause quality-adjusted life expectanc ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
No way to tell: The best source for prognostication is her oncologist. This totally depends how she responds to treatment
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Probably: This common sense affirmative answer makes all sorts of sense. Too much to list here. It seems automatic to recommend patient CBT therapy to work out ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Depends: There are many factors associated with this type of question. How long have you been diagnosed, exactly what is "severe"do you smoke, etc. It has been ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Severe....: No cure......If no other primary or secondary......liver transplant is an option.

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