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Cerebrovascular Conditions

Cerebrovascular Conditions: Introduction

Conditions that affect the blood vessels in the brain. Cerebral refers to the brain and vascular refers to vessels. Strokes can result from blood vessel conditions such as aneurysms (blood vessel weakness which can result in a rupture) and thrombosis (blood vessel blockage). Atherosclerosis is a common cerebrovascular condition where fatty deposits are laid down inside arteries causing them to become increasingly narrowed. ...more »

Symptoms of Cerebrovascular Conditions

Treatments for Cerebrovascular Conditions

  • Treatment choices can vary depending on the underlying cause
  • Medications to reduce risk of stroke: Ticlopidine, Clopidogrel, Sulfinpyrazone, Aspirin
  • Surgery - involves removing plaques from carotid artery in order to restore full blood flow.
  • Carotid angioplasty and stenting
  • Preventative measures may include:
  • more treatments...»

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Cerebrovascular Conditions: Related Patient Stories

Cerebrovascular Conditions: Deaths

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Types of Cerebrovascular Conditions

Cerebrovascular Conditions: Complications

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Causes of Cerebrovascular Conditions

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Disease Topics Related To Cerebrovascular Conditions

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Cerebrovascular Conditions: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cerebrovascular Conditions

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which the...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis)....read more »

Cerebrovascular Conditions: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Cerebrovascular Conditions: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cerebrovascular Conditions

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Cerebrovascular Conditions: Animations

Prognosis for Cerebrovascular Conditions

Research about Cerebrovascular Conditions

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Clinical Trials for Cerebrovascular Conditions

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Cerebrovascular Conditions: Broader Related Topics

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