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What kinds of treatment are available for cerebral ischemia?
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Dr. Joseph Gemmete
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Multiple
Main treatment is modifying risk factors htn, lipids, smoking, diabetes, inactive lifestyle, antiplatelet therapy, etc.
For acute stroke IV tpa (alteplase) or ia therapy with multiple devices.

In brief: Multiple
Main treatment is modifying risk factors htn, lipids, smoking, diabetes, inactive lifestyle, antiplatelet therapy, etc.
For acute stroke IV tpa (alteplase) or ia therapy with multiple devices.
Dr. Joseph Gemmete
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Dr. Cynthia Thaik
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Intervention
The most common cause of cerebral ischemia is atherosclerosis, a condition in which your arteries become clogged and hardened as a result of abnormal fatty deposits.
Treatment requires intervention to open the obstruction. This can be surgical, by percutaneous angioplasty, or use of thrombolytics.

In brief: Intervention
The most common cause of cerebral ischemia is atherosclerosis, a condition in which your arteries become clogged and hardened as a result of abnormal fatty deposits.
Treatment requires intervention to open the obstruction. This can be surgical, by percutaneous angioplasty, or use of thrombolytics.
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
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