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Dr. Richard Pergolizzi
28 years experience Interventional Radiology
Variable: It is hard to answer your question as survival rates or life expectancy after a "moderate stroke" would depend on the underlying cause, the type of st ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Galina Nikolskaya
11 years experience Neurology
Many causes: hemorrhagic stroke can happen from severe elevation in blood pressure (most common), or from an ischemic stroke transforming into a hemorrhagic, or a ... Read More
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Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends on details: In general, experienced surgeons can perform endarterectomy with low complications. Many surgeons have a 2% peri operative rate of stroke, less than 1 ... Read More
Dr. Robert Vorhies
25 years experience Vascular Surgery
Excellent: National statistical risk of stroke following carotid endarterectomy is quoted at 2-3%. If you have had stroke symptoms leading up to surgery, that ri ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: The pre-illness health, speed of recognition and early care all play into this status.The physicians at the bedside have a better access to the inform ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Wilson
47 years experience Family Medicine
Cardiac stenting: If this patient's chronic medical problems are well managed, the risk of angioplasty with a stent is quite low. She would need to consult with her car ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Singer
29 years experience Neurosurgery
Blood flow: A stroke is an alteration of blood flow to the brain resulting in a loss of tissue and possible loss of function. It can be categorized in many ways b ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
20 years experience Interventional Radiology
Blood flow problem: Stroke is a problem with blood getting to brain tissue. It can be from blood vessels being clogged ("ischemic"), or from blood leaking out because of ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Ischemic: Dry stroke is a misnomer used for ischemic stroke that means interruption of blood supply to the brain due to a clot or an embolus. On the other hand, ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Cause of strokes: Strokes are caused by insufficient blood and oxygen flow to the brain. The common types of stroke are ischemic stroke (when blood flow is impeded) an ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
MCA: Middle cerebral artery stroke is a stroke happening in the distribution of the middle cerebral artery.

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