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Causes Of Cerebral Infarction
Cerebral infarct: Cerebral infarction, or stroke, occurs due to suddenly decreased blood supply to part of the brain. This is common when a piece of arterial debris or a blood clot lodges in a small artery. The risk factors for stroke are smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, high blood sugar, and arterial disease. ...Read more
When the blood supply of a tissue is compromised by whatever mechanism, the tissue will stop working and if blood flow is not restored, the tissue will eventually die ("infarct", both verb and noun). The clinical picture that runs with development of an infarct ("heart attack"; ...Read more
My nephew 11 y old got a cerebral infarction 7 days back with minor signs of speech, v little droop and little difficulty walking.Can he recover 100% ?
Can: There is no test than can predict degree of recovery following a stroke (old nomenclature) cerebral infarction (new nomenclature). However the brain is very good at relearning and finding other neurologic tissue to be 'trained'. A child's brain should be more "trainable". Do they know what caused the stroke? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cerebral infarction: There is a lot of information linking blood glucose and cerebral infarction and there are a lot of possibilities. In "PubMed" there are 315 related articles published in the last five years. Too many to read and understand. Start at Wikipedia and look for "diabetes and cerebral infarction". May take some reading but will answer your question. ...Read more
Nothing: if caught early, thrombolytics (clot dissolving agents) can be instilled. but once infrarction has occurred it is too late for thrombolytics. ...Read more
What is the treatment for cerebral infarct with reportedly 80% brain dead and what is the chance for survival and recovery of consciousness?
My neurologist had said that I am having on occasion sub angiographic cerebral vaso spams. Mri showed no infarct or aneurysm. What are the treaments?
Please tell the treatment of " chronic infarct in left periventricular white matter in frontal region with age related gross diffuse cerebral atrophy"?
My CT scan result shows - right frontal lobe subcortical white matter tiny chronic infarct- and mild cerebral atrophic changes. ?
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