A cerebrovascular accident is the medical term for a stroke. A stroke is when blood flow to a part of your brain is stopped either by a blockage or a rupture of a blood vessel. Learn the signs of a stroke, and the importance of getting treatment quickly.
May 5, 2016 ... A transient ischemic attack (TIA) resembles a mini-stroke. ... symptoms, and the
absence of long-term damage, it's easy to consider a TIA minor.
April 15, 2010 -- Most people having minor strokes don't recognize the symptoms,
and a large percentage fails to seek timely treatment, a new study shows.
Aug 22, 2013 ... Study Highlights: Patients with mild-to-moderate strokes who received care within
90 minutes of stroke symptoms were less likely to have ...
Apr 8, 2016 ... A TIA is a temporary interruption of blood flow to part of the brain, spinal cord or
retina, which may cause stroke-like symptoms but does not ...
A 'minor stroke' is a longer-lasting problem, with mild but persisting symptoms.
Whilst many people we interviewed had heard of stroke, not everyone had heard
Apr 8, 2016 ... Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the US, with one person dying every 4
minutes as a result. For black people, stroke is the 3rd leading ...
Nov 4, 2016 ... A mini-stroke, also known as a transient ischemic attack occurs when ...
Hemorrhage (internal bleeding): A minor brain hemorrhage (small ...
Background and Purpose— The term “minor stroke” is often used; however a
consensus definition is lacking. We explored the relationship of 6 “minor stroke” ...
It depends on the type of stroke, the area of the brain where the stroke occurs,
and the extent of brain injury. A mild stroke can cause little or no brain damage.