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What is cerebral vascular accident (cva)? How do you know you are having one?
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Dr. Grant Linnell
Radiology
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In brief: It is a stroke
There are two types of stroke, ischemic and hemorrhagic.
Ischemic strokes are from a lack of blood flow. Hemorrhagic strokes are from bleeding into the brain. To recognize a stroke, look for asymmetry in the face, difficulty with speaking and weakness on one side of the body.

In brief: It is a stroke
There are two types of stroke, ischemic and hemorrhagic.
Ischemic strokes are from a lack of blood flow. Hemorrhagic strokes are from bleeding into the brain. To recognize a stroke, look for asymmetry in the face, difficulty with speaking and weakness on one side of the body.
Dr. Grant Linnell
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Dr. Clemens Schirmer
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Stroke
A stroke, sometimes referred to as a cerebrovascular accident (cva), is the rapid loss of brain function due to disturbance in the blood supply to the brain, either by blocking blood flow to the brain tissue and causing infarction or by bleeding into or around the brain tissue.

In brief: Stroke
A stroke, sometimes referred to as a cerebrovascular accident (cva), is the rapid loss of brain function due to disturbance in the blood supply to the brain, either by blocking blood flow to the brain tissue and causing infarction or by bleeding into or around the brain tissue.
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