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Husband had eye stroke had dopplar & mta dopplar showed blood flow no blockage mta showed severe stenosis carotid artery how does this happen next cta?

Husband had eye stroke had dopplar & mta dopplar showed blood flow no blockage mta showed severe stenosis carotid artery how does this happen next cta?

Carotid stenosis: If severe, greater than 60%, then you should consider a potential entarterectomy or even stunting to prevent additional stroke events. Some evidence to suggest also, potential benefit of anti-platelet medication such as Aggrenox and a statin. Discuss with a stroke neurologist, and a vascular surgeon. ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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No enough blood flow to the brain?

No enough blood flow to the brain?

Stroke: A blockage of an artery in the brain or to the brain can lead to a stroke. If there is significant narrowing of the artery, then a ballon dilatation of the vessels, a stent, or surgical removal of the plaque is performed to open the artery. There are now devices to remove or breakup newly formed blood clots. A brain bypass is performed when the narrowing can't be repaired with other measures. ...Read more

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Would fibromyalgia affects the blood flow to the brain? If not what are the reasons for that case of brain low blood flow?

Would fibromyalgia affects the blood flow to the brain? If not what are the reasons for that case of brain low blood flow?

See below: Fibromyalgia does not affect blood flow to brain, and not sure what you refer to regarding "that case of low blood flow". Provide more detail or specifics so we can answer. ...Read more

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Why is blood flow to the brain relatively constant?

Why is blood flow to the brain relatively constant?

Autoregulation: Blood flow to brain is critical to continue to deliver oxygen and glucose. Blood flow is affected by blood pressure, and cardiovascular integrity. Brain vascular caliber and distribution is influenced by carbon dioxide concentration and pH secondarily, with neuronal feedback to the cardiovascular system. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what decreased blood flow to the brain means?

Just that!?: reduced blood to the brain has many causes including blood pressure changes, atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries ofr heart failure Brain cannot do without oxygen or sugar for more than a few minutes ...Read more

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what would be the symptoms of decreased blood flow to the brain?

what would be the symptoms of decreased blood flow to the brain?

Depends: The effects depend on the distribution, severity, speed of decline and existing disorders. If the decrease is sudden, transient and global, it causes fainting. If it is prolonged and global, it could cause life-threatening consequences like respiratory and/or cardiac arrest. If the decrease if focal, transient and mild, it causes transient ischemic attack; severe decline would result in a stroke. ...Read more

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Which test would show if there is adequate blood flow to the brain ?

Which test would show if there is adequate blood flow to the brain ?

Well if you feel: Dizzy or light heaed your own brain is telling you you need more flow to your brain. But... Your doctors need to examine you and listen for something called bruits in your neck. They can order proper testing after that examination. ...Read more

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Lack of blood flow to the brain symptom?

Lack of blood flow to the brain symptom?

How much little?: Extremely vague. Are you asking about a little decreased? Moderately decreased? "Lack" means none. That's called brain death. Brain death is the same as death. A patient who is brain-dead is legally dead. Physicians don't need to clear it with family or anyone else to turn everything off. This is why establishing brain death is done with great care & according to a strict uniform protocol, ...Read more

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