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What do you recommend for vertebro basilar stroke?
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Dr. Robert Singer
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Treatment and followup are dependent on the time frame of the stroke and individual patient need.

In brief: Depends
Treatment and followup are dependent on the time frame of the stroke and individual patient need.
Dr. Robert Singer
Dr. Robert Singer
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
This depends on the specifics.
Acutely, the issues are to support the patient and prevent complications. ( make sure the patient is able to breath ok , that blood pressure is ok , etc) in some patients who get care withing 3-4.5 hrs of symptoms a clot busting drug may improve outcome. Long term rx involves rehab, risk factor control & use of aspirin, or even more potent drug to prevent blood clots.

In brief: Depends
This depends on the specifics.
Acutely, the issues are to support the patient and prevent complications. ( make sure the patient is able to breath ok , that blood pressure is ok , etc) in some patients who get care withing 3-4.5 hrs of symptoms a clot busting drug may improve outcome. Long term rx involves rehab, risk factor control & use of aspirin, or even more potent drug to prevent blood clots.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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