Stroke is the third leading cause of death, after cardiovascular disease and cancer. Strokes disable more adults than any other condition. When a stroke occurs, a blood vessel in the brain becomes blocked or bursts, sometimes causing permanent brain damage or even death. However, prompt treatment and follow-up care may protectbrain cells and help patients lead healthy, productive lives. There are several symptoms particular to stroke. Any of these symptoms should motivate a call to 9177770777 immediately:
Drooping on one side of the face, especially when the person tries to smile.
Pronounced weakness on one side of the body.
When the person lifts both arms, one arm seems to drift down.
Some people experience a sharp, jabbing headache, but not everyone does.
Accounts for approximately 80 to 85 percent of all strokes. the blood supply to a part of the brain becomes blocked. This prevents oxygen and nutrients from reaching brain cells. Within a few minutes, these cells may begin to die.
Ischemic stroke is a life-threatening condition. We, neuro interventional radiology physicians may be able to navigate a catheter to the site of the blockage in the blood vessel, to remove the blockade to restore the flow to brain causing minimal damage to brain.
Clot can be removed by –
Delivering clot dissolving medicine into the clot.
Mechanical thrombectomy – removing clot by mechanical device.
These treatments should be performed as soon as possible after the onset of the stroke. The sooner treatment is started, the better the outcome.