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Chronis ischemic changes is that a stroke?

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine - Cardiology

Not really: It means that chronic poor blood flow to parts of the brain caused changes in the tissue that are seen on imaging. Stroke is typically an acute blockage of blood flow to the brain which causes damage to brain tissue.

Answered 11/17/2013

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Ischemia is loss: Of blood flow, could be cardiac or vascular- see pcp with any symptoms!

Answered 9/13/2017

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