Ischemic stroke

Posted on

Ischemic stroke occurs when an artery (blood vessel) carrying blood to the brain is blocked. High blood pressure is the most important risk factor for this type of stroke. Ischemic strokes account for about 87% of all strokes. The underlying condition for this type of obstruction is the development of fatty deposits or blood clots lining the vessel walls, narrowing the arteries in the neck or head. This condition is called Atherosclerosis.

Read more at http://www.imedpub.com/scholarly/ischemic-stroke-journals-articles-ppts-list.php

More updates at http://stroke.imedpub.com/

Mail us your queries at stroke@neurologyinsights.org

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s