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what is the difference between subacute and chronic stroke

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
Two types: Two types depending on which part of the brain is affected or sometimes they can happen together. One is expressive or motor aphasia where patient can ... Read More

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Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Staff available: This is a distinction used for treatment purposes and usually resolves to having a stroke neurologist in the hospital (not just on call), a neuroradio ... Read More
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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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Dr. Anthony Mosley
23 years experience Neurology
Bleed vs blockage: Hemorrhagic strokes usually refer to bleeds within the parenchyma or substance of the brain (though subarachnoid bleeding - from an aneurysm or such- ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Brain bled. : Aneurysm is local ballooning of artery. Brain bleed happens from rupture of artery. Bleed in the brain causes stroke or paralysis. Stroke can al ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Different organs: Both involve blockage of blood flow to tissue. A heart attack will cause chest pain, and cardiac dysfunction varying on the vessel involved. A strok ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Can be the same: An embolism is a blood clot that travels and can cause a blockage of the artery. A stroke can be caused by different things, such as an embolism or ar ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
17 years experience Pharmacology
See below: A stroke occurs when there is an interruption of blood flow to a part of the brain, either because of a blood clot or because of a ruptured blood vess ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Drugs: antiplatelet drugs interfere with platelet aggregation. Anticoagulant drugs interfere with the coagulation cascade
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
CausesHemorrhagicStr: Ruptured Aneurism causes stroke by Hemorrhage in the Brain
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