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What are the tests for cerebral vascular accident?
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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: CT and MRI
If you think you are having a cva (commonly called a stroke), call 911 immediately.
The faster you can receive treatement, the less brain will be affected. A ct scan of your head will be done to determine if you have a hemorrhage after you arrive in the er. This is often followed up with an MRI with diffusion sequences in the following day or two.

In brief: CT and MRI
If you think you are having a cva (commonly called a stroke), call 911 immediately.
The faster you can receive treatement, the less brain will be affected. A ct scan of your head will be done to determine if you have a hemorrhage after you arrive in the er. This is often followed up with an MRI with diffusion sequences in the following day or two.
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: MRA can
Identify ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke (cva) and determine the use of clot extraction or thrombolytic therapy.
...Time is crucial.

In brief: MRA can
Identify ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke (cva) and determine the use of clot extraction or thrombolytic therapy.
...Time is crucial.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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