Cerebrovascular disorders (CVD) are a complex medical problem with a wide variety of different etiologies. Symptoms are often atypical and subtle. Diagnostic methods are often invasive. Many autors have tried to find a noninvasive method which could be a screening method. This is Transcranial-Duplex-Doppler ulstrasonography (TCDD). We use it in patients with pulsating headache, vertigo, seizures, hemiparesis and other neurologic dysabillities. Here, we present eight patients between the ages of 1-16, with cerebrovascular disorders. Six of them had ischemic cerebral infarction. Their cerebral circulation was examined by TCDD. We found reduced cerebral blood flow at the site of the ischemic lesion, as a sign of hypoperfusion. Control TCDD findings were normal in patients with transient ischemic attacks, but are unchanged in patients with ischemic insult. Patients with stenosis of the cerebral arteries had typical TCDD findings. Treatment of CVD is often insufficient, because they often cause ...
We investigated 60 patients with cerebrovascular disorders using a three-dimensional transcranial Doppler blood flow mapping system. A composite display of the circle of Willis is created with computer assistance, allowing accurate vessel identification and optimal data documentation of blood flow velocity and direction in the basal cerebral arteries. The basilar artery was insonated in every patient; the middle cerebral artery and the most distal internal carotid artery were found in 95% of the patients, the anterior cerebral artery in 85%, and the posterior cerebral artery in 84%. Insonation problems occurred predominantly in elderly women. Transcranial Doppler blood flow mapping showed an abnormal result in 23 of 60 patients (38%). An intracranial stenosis with greater than 50% diameter reduction or occlusion was found in 10 of 31 patients (32%) with completed stroke, reversible ischemic neurologic deficit, or transient ischemic attack. Collateral blood flow mechanisms could be demonstrated ...
Cerebrovascular Disorders: A spectrum of pathological conditions of impaired blood flow in the brain. They can involve vessels (ARTERIES; or VEINS) in the CEREBRUM, the CEREBELLUM, and the BRAIN STEM. Major categories include INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS; BRAIN ISCHEMIA; CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE; and others.
List of causes of Cerebrovascular disorders and Nerve symptoms and Ringing in ears, alternative diagnoses, rare causes, misdiagnoses, patient stories, and much more.
(KudoZ) Spanish to English translation of pudiendo... presentar un cuadro vascular: show/manifest the symptoms of cerebrovascular disorder [Medical].
TY - JOUR. T1 - Gadolinium-enhanced 3D MRA of the aortic arch vessels the detection of atherosclerotic cerebrovascular occlusive disease. AU - Krinsky, Glenn. AU - Maya, Menahem. AU - Rofsky, Neil. AU - Lebowitz, Jonathan. AU - Nelson, Peter Kim. AU - Ambrosino, Michael. AU - Kaminer, Evan. AU - Earls, Jay. AU - Masters, Lynette. AU - Giangola, Gary. AU - Litt, Andrew. AU - Weinreb, Jeffrey. PY - 1998/4/18. Y1 - 1998/4/18. N2 - Purpose: Our goal was to evaluate non-breath-hold Gd-enhanced 3D MR angiography (MRA) for the detection of atherosclerotic occlusive disease of the aortic arch vessels and to compare image quality with two breath-hold techniques. Method: One hundred sixty consecutive patients with known or clinically suspected atherosclerotic cerebrovascular occlusive disease underwent Gd-enhanced 3D MRA of the aortic arch and great vessels. One hundred twenty-six examinations were performed with the body coil after infusion of 40 ml of Gd-DTPA; 89 of these were performed without breath- ...
Discussion. Whilst a number of studies have shown various associations between seasonal weather and stroke and cerebrovascular disease2-4, this is the first to show an association between seasonal weather and a subsequent increase in stroke mortality in a future time period.. The study has limitations. Whilst published data for annual mortality in Ireland, including stroke, is available for 150 years, quarterly cerebrovascular disease mortality has only been published since 2002 and is dependent on death certification data, reliability of which is variable in cases of stroke5,6. Although correlations found are reasonably strong and significant it would be interesting to see if the association found continues in subsequent years. Periods of recording of cerebrovascular disease and weather data do not match exactly, with the weather data window preceding that of mortality by one month. However, incident stroke can take several days or weeks to lead to death in affected individuals. Local data ...
The present study investigates for the first time the relationship of LA volumes and reservoir function with subclinical cerebrovascular disease. We demonstrated that greater LA volumes and smaller LA reservoir function are associated with SBI and WMHV. In addition, we showed that LAVmin is a stronger predictor of silent cerebrovascular lesions than the commonly used LAVmax, and that its significant association with subclinical brain disease persisted after controlling for potential confounders and risk factors.. The mechanisms linking an increase in LA volume with cerebrovascular disease are not completely understood, but it is reasonable to hypothesize that the mechanisms suggested for the relationship between LA size and stroke may, at least in part, apply to silent cerebrovascular disease as well. This is biologically plausible considering that: 1) subjects with subclinical brain lesions are more likely to experience an overt cerebrovascular event; and 2) subclinical and overt ...
A silent stroke is a stroke that does not have any outward symptoms associated with stroke, and the patient is typically unaware they have suffered a stroke. Despite not causing identifiable symptoms a silent stroke still causes damage to the brain, and places the patient at increased risk for both transient ischemic attack and major stroke in the future. In a broad study in 1998, more than 11 million people were estimated to have experienced a stroke in the United States. Approximately 770,000 of these strokes were symptomatic and 11 million were first-ever silent MRI infarcts or hemorrhages. Silent strokes typically cause lesions which are detected via the use of neuroimaging such as MRI. The risk of silent stroke increases with age but may also affect younger adults. Women appear to be at increased risk for silent stroke, with hypertension and current cigarette smoking being amongst the predisposing factors. These types of strokes include lacunar and other ischemic strokes and minor ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Validation of the CBF, CBV, and MTT Values by Perfusion MRI in Chronic Occlusive Cerebrovascular Disease. T2 - A Comparison with 15O-PET. AU - Kaneko, Koichiro. AU - Kuwabara, Yasuo. AU - Mihara, Futoshi. AU - Yoshiura, Takashi. AU - Nakagawa, Makoto. AU - Tanaka, Atsuo. AU - Sasaki, Masayuki. AU - Koga, Hirofumi. AU - Hayashi, Kazutaka. AU - Honda, Hiroshi. PY - 2004/5. Y1 - 2004/5. N2 - Rationale and Objectives. To evaluate the reliability of cerebral blood flow (CBF), cerebral blood volume (CBV), and mean transit time (MTT) values obtained by deconvolution algorithm perfusion-weighted MR imaging (D-PWI), we compared these values with those obtained by first-moment algorithm perfusion-weighted MR imaging (F-PWI) and 15O-PET. Subjects and Methods. Six healthy volunteers and eleven patients with chronic occlusive cerebrovascular disease were studied with both perfusion-weighted MR imaging and 15O-PET, and region-of-interest analyses were performed. Normalization factors for CBF ...
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The etiologic determinants of stroke in young adults remain a diagnostic challenge in up to one-fourth of cases. Increasing evidences led to consider Fabrys disease (FD) as a possible cause to check up. We aimed at evaluating the prevalence of unrecognized FD in a cohort of patients with juvenile stroke in northern Sardinia. For this study, we enrolled 178 patients consecutively admitted to our Neurological Ward for ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack, intracerebral haemorrhage, neuroradiological evidence of silent infarcts, or white matter lesions possibly related to cerebral vasculopathy at brain MRI, and cerebral venous thrombosis. The qualifying events have to occur between 18 and 55 years of age. We identified two patients with an α-galactosidase A gene variant, with a prevalence of 0.9 %. According to recent diagnostic criteria, one patient, included for the occurrence of multiple white matter lesions at brain MRI, had a diagnosis of definite FD, the other, included for ischemic stroke,
Although this analysis does not allow for distinction between the relative importance of cohort versus period effect on the decline of stroke mortality, our results suggest that both effects are present in the decline of stroke mortality in Spain.. Dating from the beginning of the century, successive generations in Spain evince a decreasing risk of dying of stroke, irrespective of age and year of death, something which can be interpreted as a lowering in the probability of exposure to the risk factors for cerebrovascular mortality. Similar cohort effects have been described in Italy, England and Wales, Australia, Canada, and the United States.8 9 10 11 12 There are no data on stroke incidence trends in Spain, yet incidence decreased in other developed countries until the 1980s.13 14 15 16 From 1960 onward, industrial development in Spain brought with it massive rural-urban migration and a sharp socioeconomic rise, which could go some way to explain a subsequent decline in cerebrovascular risk. ...
The Multidisciplinary team in the Center for Cerebrovascular Diseases in the Department of Neurosurgery diagnoses, treats, and cares for patients suffering from cerebrovascular disorders including stroke, brain aneurysms, and carotid stenosis. Our specialists include neurosurgeons, interventional neuroradiologists, neurologists, and radiation specialists, who are supported by nurse practitioners, physician assistants and registered nurses specifically trained in the treatment of cerebrovascular disorders.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:. 1. Discuss recent clinical and research advances in cerebrovascular neurosurgery.. 2. Describe current pre-operative, operative, and post-operative management of cerebrovascular disorders.. 3. Analyze current management of patients with complex cerebrovascular disorders. ...
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:. 1. Discuss recent clinical and research advances in cerebrovascular neurosurgery.. 2. Describe current pre-operative, operative, and post-operative management of cerebrovascular disorders.. 3. Analyze current management of patients with complex cerebrovascular disorders. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Cerebrovascular risk factors and preclinical memory decline in healthy APOE ε4 homozygotes. AU - Caselli, R. J.. AU - Dueck, A. C.. AU - Locke, D. E C. AU - Sabbagh, M. N.. AU - Ahern, Geoffrey L. AU - Rapcsak, Steven Z. AU - Baxter, L. C.. AU - Yaari, R.. AU - Woodruff, B. K.. AU - Hoffman-Snyder, C.. AU - Rademakers, R.. AU - Findley, S.. AU - Reiman, E. M.. PY - 2011/3/22. Y1 - 2011/3/22. N2 - Objective: To characterize the effects of cerebrovascular (CV) risk factors on preclinical memory decline in cognitively normal individuals at 3 levels of genetic risk for Alzheimer disease (AD) based on APOE genotype. Methods: We performed longitudinal neuropsychological testing on an APOE ε4 enriched cohort, ages 21-97. The long-term memory (LTM) score of the Auditory Verbal Learning Test (AVLT) was the primary outcome measure. Any of 4 CV risk factors (CVany), including hypercholesterolemia (CHOL), prior cigarette use (CIG), diabetes mellitus (DM), and hypertension (HTN), was ...
This is a case series of COVID-19 with new onset of CVD. Eleven patients with COVID-19 developed CVD following infection. Patients with CVD were older and were more likely to have cardiovascular and cerebrovascular risk factors. These findings suggested that elder patients with COVID-19 may be more likely to develop CVD, and more attention should be paid to older patients with cerebrovascular risk factors.. Importantly, 9 out of 11 patients with CVD were patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection, suggesting severe infection may be associated with CVD, especially acute ischaemic stroke. Our past work also showed that severe patients were more likely to develop neurological symptoms.4 SARS-CoV-2 has a spike protein surface unit that highly binds to human ACE2 receptor; it may cause endothelial apoptosis and neuronal damage.10 11 Studies have found that infection with COVID-19 can accelerate the progression of acute stroke.12-14 In a total of 4448 patients with COVID-19 in 16 studies, CVD was positively ...
Stroke occurs when blood vessels to the brain are blocked (ischemic stroke) or burst (hemorrhagic stroke). This prevents oxygen from reaching the brain and damage can begin within minutes. The parts of the body controlled by the section of the brain affected will no longer work properly.
Cerebrovascular disease during pregnancy can be distilled into two major categories: thrombosis/ischemia (including arterial and venous infarction) and hemorrhage (including intracerebral and subarachnoid hemorrhage). Normal physiologic changes assoc
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The proper management of patients with cerebral ischemia or infarction depends upon (1) the etiology of the process, (2) its state of evolution, and (3) the relationship between the disorder in the...
Treatment of an AVM is a complex process. Dr. George Bovis is a neurosurgeon that completed additional and advanced training, called a fellowship, in treating cerebrovascular disorders. Treatment of patients with cerebrovascular disorders, including AVMs, are among the most challenging situations faced by neurosurgeons today. Fellowship-trained neurosurgeons, like Dr. Bovis, have more experience effectively managing these complex conditions.. In order to definitely diagnose an AVM and garner the necessary information to develop an individualized treatment plan, Dr. Bovis will thoroughly evaluate your physical condition and ascertain your family history. In addition, Dr. Bovis may order imaging studies to help ascertain the exact location, size, type and complicating structures of the AVM. These studies may include a CT or MRI scan or a diagnostic angiogram.. Once Dr. Bovis studies the images and information provided from the diagnostic work-up he will discuss three treatment options with his ...
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A New detected a virus called COVID-19 reported by World Health Organization (WHO) as pandemic at March 2020 COVID-19 is affected mainly by respiratory illness, but it can also affect the brain. Cerebrovascular disorders are recorded COVID-19 pandemics but are not effectively addressed how to deal and treat them. In this review, I try to discuss the postulated neuronal mechanisms of the coronavirus infection sequelae. After made midlines about this topic and collected more international papers. I discuss prevalence, pathogenesis, and then put a proposal on how to deal with Cerebrovascular disorders with COVID-19. Also, I discuss the protocol algorithm for anticoagulants in the COVID-19 era ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Predictors of brain morphology for the men of the NHLBI twin study. AU - DeCarli, Charles. AU - Miller, B. L.. AU - Swan, G. E.. AU - Reed, T.. AU - Wolf, P. A.. AU - Garner, J.. AU - Jack, L.. AU - Carmelli, D.. PY - 1999/3. Y1 - 1999/3. N2 - Background and Purpose - Cross-sectional studies show that cerebrovascular risk factors are associated with increased brain atrophy, accumulation of abnormal cerebral white matter signals, and clinically silent stroke. We extend these findings by examining the relationship between midlife cerebrovascular risk factors and later-life differences in brain atrophy, amount of abnormal white matter, and stroke on MRI. Methods - Subjects were the 414 surviving members of the prospective National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Twin Study, who have been examined on 4 separate occasions, spanning the 25 years between 1969-1973 and 1995-1997. Quantitative measures of brain volume, volume of abnormal white matter signal (WMHI), and volume of stroke, ...
Scripps neurologists and neurosurgeons care for the entire spectrum of cerebrovascular disorders, involving the veins and arteries within the brain and neck.
Dr. Hakan Ay is a clinical neurologist who is appointed by departments of Neurology and Radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ay is specialized in stroke and cerebrovascular disorders. Dr. Ay`s research at the A.A. Martinos Center involves using imaging to investigate the clinic-anatomic-functional relationships in ischemic brain injury. Dr. Ay has developed various MRI-based methods to map clinical deficits using non-a priori anatomical hypotheses, to identify stroke etiology, and to predict tissue and clinical outcome following ischemic stroke. Dr. Ay`s other research interests include transient ischemic attacks, neurocardiology, stroke recovery, and genetic and plasma markers of ischemic brain injury.. ...
An imprecise term referring to dementia associated with CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS, including CEREBRAL INFARCTION (single or multiple), and conditions associated with chronic BRAIN ISCHEMIA.
I. Cerebral aneurysm is defined as a cerebrovascular disorder causes of the blood vessel to bulge or balloon out of the wall of a blood vessel as a result of the weaken of blood vessels and veins and occurred mostly at the bifurcations and branches of the large arteries located at the Circle of Willis. …. ...
18 645 patients 40-75 years of age (mean age 61 y, 69% postmenopausal women) from Japan with or without coronary artery disease (previous myocardial infarction [MI], coronary interventions, or angina pectoris) who had a total cholesterol concentration ⩾6.5 mmol/l (low density lipoprotein [LDL] cholesterol concentration ⩾4.4 mmol/l). Exclusion criteria included acute MI, cardiovascular (CV) reconstruction, or cerebrovascular disorders in … ...
Sami Abdul Malak, MD, FAAN, chief of Neurology at Crouse Hospital, is board certified in neurology and vascular neurology. With Crouse since 2007, he treats stroke and other cerebrovascular disorders.
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A silent stroke is a situation in which a person has a stroke but it only causes negligible symptoms, which a person may not even...
We estimated the serum levels of lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] of 87 patients suffering from ischemic cerebrovascular disease (ICVD) (50 men, 37 women; mean age, 66.7 f 10.9 years; median, 66) and of 66 healthy controls (33 men, 33 women; mean age, 62.2 k 11.1; median, 63). The Lp(a) serum levels of the ICVD group (mean, 20.5 k 23 mg/dl; median, 9.5) were significantly elevated compared with those of controls (mean, 14.2 k 23.1 mg/dl; median, 5). In a smaller submouu, limiting the age range to 30 to 60 vears. I. the difference in the Lp(a) serum levels between the ICVD patients and the controls was even highly significant (p , 0.001).. ...
Cerebrovascular diseases threaten public health, especially the aging population. Deep understanding of the features of cerebrovascular diseases can effectively assist in clinical practice. Recent studies showed that the genesis and development of cerebrovascular diseases involved in many mechanisms, e.g. inflammation, hemodynamics, dysplasia and so on. However, most of these factors will result in a degeneration of cerebral vessels and neurodegeneration, which plays an important role on genesis and development of cerebrovascular diseases. Therefore, how to diagnose and block the pathological change of degeneration of cerebral vessels could provide neurosurgeons and neurologists useful tools in the clinical practice, and provide patients an accurate treatment which could significantly improve the prognosis.This Research Topic will focus on the frontiers in the accurate treatment of cerebrovascular disease, including hemorrhagic and ischemic diseases. The goal of this Topic is to discuss the advances of
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Advances in the acute treamtent of cerebral hemorrhage have improved the prognosis of the most morbid form of stroke, but gaps between evidence and practice remain in this fast-changing field. This session will present crucial evidence for improving the outcome of patients with intracerebral hemorrhage. This program complements Cerebrovascular Disease I: Prevention, Cerebrovascular Disease III: Update on Neuroimaging Modalities and Endovascular Therapies for Acute Ischemic Stroke, and Cerebrovascular Disease IV: Telestroke, but covers independent topics ...
Patients were randomized to either the surgical group or medical group. In the surgical group, a unilateral or bilateral carotid endarterectomy angiography was performed if it had not been done prior to randomization. Aspirin use was discouraged in the surgical group. In the medical group, patients received aspirin 80 mg daily. All patients received treatment for other cerebrovascular risk factors as needed.. ...
To cut your risk of stroke, treating hypertension with medication and lifestyle changes can help, Manganaro said. Control your weight, reduce your consumption of red meat, eat more plant foods and talk to your doctor about starting an exercise program. If you smoke, make it a priority to quit. Smokers have double the risk of stroke than non-smokers, because smoking can lead to excessive blood clotting.. ...
Cerebrovascular disease refers to a group of conditions, diseases, and disorders that affect the blood vessels and blood supply to the brain. At Buddhi Clinic we are able to bring together a unique skill set in managing Stroke & Cerebrovascular disease.
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Alzheimers disease (AD) is the leading cause of dementia. Research into environmental factors is currently focused on cerebrovascular risk factors.1 Treatment of vascular risk factors has been associated with slower cognitive decline and reduced risk of AD in older populations.2 Genetics are important in rare genetically determined autosomal dominant familial patients with AD or frontotemporal dementia (FTD).3 Apolipoprotein E (APOE) is a risk factor for familial late-onset sporadic AD, but its role as a risk factor in younger populations is unclear. The role of APOE as a risk factor for FTD is controversial.. Early-onset dementia is dementia that develops in individuals prior to the age of 65 years, and some studies suggest it is associated with a higher mortality. AD and FTD are the most common causes of dementia in this population.4 The onset of FTD may be characterised by behavioural change and speech disturbance, whereas AD is usually characterised by defective episodic memory. It is ...
Not unexpected from the variety of cerebrovascular disorders and their morphologic and clinical consequences the contributions of neuroimaging are also quite diverse and go with different approaches in different directions. By reviewing the recent advances in these various areas, we will attempt to highlight those contributions, which may be most meaningful both for the clinician and the researcher dealing with cerebrovascular disorders. After long expectations of the utility of mismatch concepts, such patient selection has proven successful in extending the benefit of recanalization of acute ischaemic stroke by mechanical thrombectomy beyond 6 h and the importance of infarct size and collaterals has been documented. Insights into the association of bleeding markers such as cerebral microbleeds and cortical superficial siderosis with spontaneous, treatment-related, first or recurrent intracerebral haemorrhage have been consolidated and explored further. New data have been added to better ...
It is an object of the invention to present an input and display apparatus for handwritten characters capable of freely editing input handwritten characters. A handwritten character entered on a touch panel by using a pen is registered as one stroke data. The registered one stroke data is divided in two stroke data by using the pen, or two stroke data are combined into one stroke data. By combination of stroke data division and combination, partial deletion in stroke data, blank insertion in stroke data, and insertion of other stroke data into stroke data are realized.
Inflammation is increasingly being understood to be a key component to the pathophysiology of cerebrovascular lesions. Ferumoxytol, an iron oxide nanoparticle coated by a carbohydrate shell, has been used in MRI studies as an inflammatory marker because it is cleared by macrophages. Ferumoxytol-enhanced MRI has emerged as an important tool for noninvasive assessment of the inflammatory status of cerebrovascular lesions, namely aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations. Moreover, preliminary evidence suggests that ferumoxytol-enhanced MRI could be applied as a non-invasive tool to differentiate
The team induced a mild stroke similar to a silent stroke in the striatum area of the brain in mice. They found there was inflammation and brain damage in the striatum following the stroke, which they had expected. What the researchers didnt expect was the impact on another area of the brain, the substantia nigra. When they analysed the substantia nigra they recorded a rapid loss of Substance P (a key chemical involved in its functions) as well as inflammation. The team then analysed changes in the brain six days after the mild stroke and found neurodegeneration in the substantia nigra. Dopaminergic neurones had been killed.. Talking about the findings Dr Pinteaux said: It is well known that inflammation following a stroke can be very damaging to the brain. But what we didnt fully appreciate was the impact on areas of the brain away from the location of the stroke. Our work identifying that a silent stroke can lead to Parkinsons disease shows it is more important than ever to ensure stroke ...
Various forms of cerebrovascular disorders may lead to cognitive impairment and dementia in the elderly [17]. While pure VaD - most frequently caused by infarctions - is rare, it is generally assumed that cerebrovascular pathology contributes to the development of cognitive impairment in other neurodegenerative diseases, in particular in mixed AD/VaD. Such mixed disorders are frequently observed in the brains of elderly individuals and their prevalence and severity increase with advancing age [37]. In aged individuals, lacunes, microbleeds, WMLs and microinfarcts have been associated with cognitive decline, including reduced mental speed and impaired executive functions [38]. Cerebral SVD may interact with pathophysiological processes in AD either independently of each other or through additive or synergistic effects on cognitive decline [39, 40]. There are several clinical classification criteria for VaD/VCI, such as the NINDS-AIREN criteria, the State of California Disease Diagnostic and ...
MACHADO, Sheila Braga; MENDES, Florentino Fernandes and ANGELINI, Adriana de Campos. Moyamoya disease and sevoflurane anesthesia outside the surgery center: case report. Rev. Bras. Anestesiol. [online]. 2002, vol.52, n.3, pp.344-347. ISSN 0034-7094. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-70942002000300010.. BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Moyamoya disease is a progressive cerebrovascular disorder implying anesthetic challenges due to patients poor brain perfusion, in addition to being a major cause for stroke in young people. This report aimed at describing a case of Moyamoya s disease in a patient submitted to general anesthesia with sevoflurane for a diagnostic procedure outside the surgery center. CASE REPORT: Male child, 13 years old, physical status ASA IV, with Moyamoya disease and neurological sequelae after three previous strokes, chronic renal failure and systemic hypertension admitted for high digestive endoscopy. In the supine position and after monitoring, inhalational induction was attained ...
Dr. Rudrajit Kanjilal, Neuro-surgeon at CMRI. Moyamoya disease is a well recognized phenomenon since 1940s, though it is a relatively uncommon cerebrovascular disorder which at times occur due to familial reason or genetic mutation. Originally, it was thought that the disease was region specific, specially Japan and other Asian countries, since it was first discovered in Japan. However, now we have seen that all races are equally prone to developing this disease. Arguably, its occurance is higher in Asian countries than in Europe or North America. The name of the disorder Moyamoya has been derived from Japanese language which means puff of smoke. This exactly describes the appearance of the bunch of tangled tiny vessels formed at the base of the brain. In Japan it is a genetic, familial disease, while in India, it is sporadic, we dont see a familial trend in Indian subcontinent. It is idiopathic and mostly happen due to genetic mutation, but the incidence is not very rare. Causes and ...
Matthew Lawson attended Harvard University and graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biochemical sciences in 2000. He then attended the University of Florida and received his medical degree cum laude in 2004. During medical school he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor society. In July 2006, Dr. Lawson became a resident in Neurosurgery following several years of training in a combined general surgery/plastic and reconstructive surgery program. During his Neurosurgical training at UF he completed an 18-month dedicated fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgery under the direction of Drs. Brian Hoh, J Mocco, and Chris Firment. This specialized training qualifies Dr. Lawson to treat complex cerebrovascular disorders such as intracranial aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), and acute stroke. After residency, he remained on staff at UF for six months as a Clinical Lecturer in Neurosurgery.. During his training, Dr. Lawson published 16 peer-reviewed articles and scientific ...
Systems: Using Cox proportional hazards models, we examined the association between pipe smoking and mortality from tobacco-associated cancers and other disorders in a cohort of U. S. men registered in the Cancer Prevention Study II, an American Cancer Society prospective study. Results: Current pipe smoking, compared with never use of tobacco, was linked with a heightened risk of death from cancers of the lung (relative risk = 5. 95% confidence interval = 4. to 6.01), oropharynx (RR = 3. 95% CI = 2. to 7.08), esophagus (RR = 2. 95% CI = 1. to 3.95), colorectum (RR = 1. 95% CI = 1. to 1.73), pancreas (RR = 1. 95% CI = 1. to 2.09), and larynx (RR = 13. 95% CI = 5. to 33.1), and from coronary heart disease (RR = 1. 95% CI = 1. to 1.43), cerebrovascular disorder (RR = 1. 95% CI = 1. to 1.48), and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (RR = 2. 95% CI = 2. to 4.11). To provide a more accurate estimate of the hazards connected with pipe smoking, we analyzed data on a substantial number of exclusive ...
Moyamoya disease is a rare, progressive cerebrovascular disorder caused by shrinking of major brain blood vessels resulting in decreased blood flow to...
Moyamoya disease is a rare, progressive cerebrovascular disorder caused by blocked arteries at the base of the brain in an area called the basal ganglia. The name
Dr. Matthew Lawson joined the Tallahassee Neurological Clinic in 2012, after working as a Neurosurgeon at the University of Florida. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.. For his undergraduate studies, Dr. Lawson attended Harvard University and graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biochemical sciences in 2000. He then attended the University of Florida and received his medical degree cum laude in 2004. During medical school he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor society. In July 2006, Dr. Lawson became a resident in Neurosurgery following several years of training in a combined general surgery/plastic and reconstructive surgery program. During his Neurosurgical training at UF he completed an 18-month dedicated fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgery under the direction of Drs. Brian Hoh, J Mocco, and Chris Firment. This specialized training qualifies Dr. Lawson to treat complex cerebrovascular disorders such as intracranial aneurysms, ...
If naiveté alone was the crucial fault of this monograph, then it could, perhaps, at least be recommended for the naïve. But the concept of chronic low perfusion (of brain) recurring through the work is so misleading that the book is not recommended.. Current neurological opinion would take issue, and strongly so, with the belief that most cases of chronic dizziness, syncope, dimness of vision, and decreased mentation or giddiness on arising (matutinal dizziness) are caused by diminished general vascular perfusion of brain. Perhaps current neurological opinion in this regard is in error. But I would need more than vague ...
Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States, but it is estimated that 80 percent of strokes are preventable. Many strokes can be prevented by medical treatment of risk factors and vascular surgery is the primary specialty that treats carotid artery plaques to prevent stroke.. Plaque build up in the carotid artery can lead to TIA (mini stroke) or stroke. For stroke prevention, we offer treatment for severe carotid narrowing in patients without clinical symptoms or for those with moderate to severe narrowing who are experiencing clinical symtpoms. Our division are known expertises on both carotid surgery and carotid stenting, as well as national and internationally recognized research on carotid disease.. Patients with vertebral arteries narrowing may notice vertigo (room spins), dizziness (there are many causes of dizziness, vertebral artery narrowing is an uncommon cause), and fainting. This constellation of symptoms is called vertebral insufficiency. Vascular surgery ...
Twenty-four-hour ambulatory blood-pressure variability is associated with total magnetic resonance-imaging burden in cerebral small-vessel disease Shuna Yang,* Junliang Yuan,* Wei Qin, Lei Yang, Huimin Fan, Yue Li, Wenli Hu Department of Neurology, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China *These authors contributed equally to this work Background: Lacunae, brain atrophy, white matter hyperintensity, enlarged perivascular space and microbleed are magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) markers of cerebral small-vessel disease (cSVD). Studies have reported that higher blood pressure variability (BPV) predicted cardiovascular risk in hypertensive patients; however, the association between BPV and the total MRI burden of cSVD has not been investigated. In this study, we aimed to explore this relationship between BPV and cSVD MRI burden. Methods: We prospectively recruited patients who attended our hospital for annual physical examination. Twenty-four-hour ambulatory BP monitoring
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Treatment of recurrent cerebrovascular disease. T2 - Review of a 10-year experience. AU - Coyle, K. A.. AU - Smith, R. B.. AU - Gray, B. C.. AU - Salam, A. A.. AU - Dodson, T. F.. AU - Chaikof, E. L.. AU - Lumsden, A. B.. AU - Lawrie, G. M.. AU - Harvard, T. R S. AU - Edwards, W. H.. AU - Keagy, B.. AU - Smith, B.. AU - Frazier, O. H.. PY - 1995/5. Y1 - 1995/5. N2 - Objective: The authors determined whether carotid endarterectomy in patients with recurrent cerebrovascular disease poses a greater perioperative risk than for those individuals undergoing first-time carotid endarterectomy. Summary Background Data: A percentage of patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy for atherosclerosis experience recurrent cerebrovascular disease. Reoperation may be difficult because of postoperative scarring of the soft tissues of the neck and the carotid artery itself. Such patients were believed to be at greater risk for perioperative morbidity than those undergoing first-time carotid ...
BACKGROUND: Successful treatment options for cancer result in more young long-term survivors prone for long-term complications. Carotid artery vasculopathy is a potential long-term complication after radiotherapy of the neck, resulting in cerebrovascular events and probably deficits in cognitive and motor functioning. Better insight into the underlying pathofysiology of radiotherapy induced carotid artery vasculopathy is needed for prognostic purposes and to develop preventive strategies. METHODS/DESIGN: The current study is a prospective cohort study on the long-term cerebral and vascular complications after radiotherapy of the neck, in 103 patients treated for head and neck cancer, included in our study database between 2002 and 2008. Baseline protocol (before radiotherapy) included screening for cerebrovascular risk factors and intima media thickness measurement of carotid arteries by ultrasonography. Follow-up assessment more than 5 years after radiotherapy included screening of ...
In patients with ischemic stroke and TIA there is a significant gap between cerebrovascular risk factors control and real-world stroke prevention.
We tested the feasibility, safety, and utility of the hybrid OR in the diagnosis and treatment of various neurosurgical diseases. Combined surgery and endovascular procedures have become popular and essential processes for the treatment of complex cerebrovascular diseases. However, in general, these combined treatment processes are performed in the conventional OR and angioroom separately and patients have to be transferred between procedures. In this separation process, a lot of time is wasted on transport and the patient can be exposed to danger. Split processes imply a big inconvenience for complex cerebrovascular disease, while hybrid OR greatly reduces morbidity and mortality in complex cerebrovascular disease [3,21]. In a hybrid OR, bleeding causes can be conveniently identified, and the location of an aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation verified to avoid any blinding hemorrhage that can lead to life-threatening events during surgery [1,13]. In addition, the DSA in the OR is no longer ...
Depression is common amongst stroke victims, thus antidepressants are prescribed. A study finds that antidepressants improve stroke victims physical health, too.
We included and retrospectively analyzed those patients admitted to the emergency department of the University Hospital of Lausanne from June 2002 to April 2014 who had a final diagnosis of TGA and underwent CTP within 24 hours of admission. CTP was part of the standard diagnostic protocol of the hospital to detect cerebral ischemia from June 2002 until April 2006 and has been performed at the discretion of the treating physician since April 2006. All patients underwent neurologic evaluation, and the diagnosis of TGA was made if the criteria of Hodges and Warlow10 were met. Additional examinations such as electroencephalography and DWI were performed as considered necessary by the treating physician. Exclusion criteria were poor-quality CTP and a proved ischemic lesion on DWI after an initial TGA diagnosis.. We collected the following parameters: demographics (age, sex); cerebrovascular risk factors, including hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus, smoking history, atrial fibrillation, ...
The use of non-invasive brain and vascular imaging with CT and MRI scanning has continued to increase rapidly. This increase in imaging has led to the frequent detection of asymptomatic or incidental neurovascular conditions, including arteriovenous malformations, cavernous malformations, aneurysms, and carotid stenoses. There is considerable controversy in the management of these conditions which are very commonly seen in clinical practice. Faculty will review the evaluation and management of these asymptomatic neurovascular conditions ...
Cerebrovascular disease is currently the second most common cause of death after ischemic heart disease. In this article, we mainly focus on the application of permeability imaging in cases of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, and cerebral small vessel disease. In this review, we discuss the application of permeability imaging in ischemic stroke from two aspects: 1) for the prediction of hemorrhagic transformation after infarction, and 2) for the evaluation of newborn secondary and tertiary collateral circulations. Quantitative measurements of blood-brain barrier (BBB) disruption by the Dynamic Contrast Enhance MR (DCE-MR) can reveal the severity of intracranial hemorrhage (ICH)-induced brain damage, and that the technique has the potential to be used for testing the efficacy of interventions aimed at reducing tissue damage around the hematoma. Currently, DCE-MR is mostly applied for the assessment of tumors in patients. There is less research focused on the evaluation of mild BBB defects in normal or
These are brain injuries that go unnoticed by doctors, unless the children have testing with a special MRI, he said. We looked at every child who went to the hospital for a 30-month period and identified about 400 children that came in with hemoglobin below 5.5 g/dL. That represented about 12 percent of the admissions for sickle cell disease and about 1 percent of the total admissions to Childrens Medical Center ...
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Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate neurological scales, as well as biochemical and radiological parameters measured on day 10 after ischemic stroke (IS), according to their value as predictors of the long-term outcome. Material and methods: 45 patients were assessed according to...
Researchers have found that stroke victims develop higher risk for Alzheimer s disease because of gradual build-up of toxic chemicals due to reduced oxygen to the brain.
Botox is considered a poison with a purpose. Millions of Americans use it to help smooth their wrinkles. As more people use Botox as the ultimate wrinkle remover, doctors are realizing that its benefits go far deeper than the skin. Now its being used to help stroke victims. A study showing these benefits was released in October 2005.
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Comerota, A.J.; Katz, M.L.; Hosking, J.D.; Hashemi, H.A.; Kerr, R.P.; Carter, A.P., 1995: Is transcranial Doppler a worthwhile addition to screening tests for cerebrovascular disease?
Cerebrovascular disease is a group of conditions that includes stroke, transient ischemic attack, aneurysms, and blocked arteries. This article explains the symptoms of these conditions, and how to act fast to limit the damage if someone experiences an attack.
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The application works as a calculator for Glasgow Coma Scale. The GCS is a neurological scale that aims to give a reliable, objective way of recording the conscious state of a person for initial as well as subsequent assessment ...
The current invention provides novel methods for treating victims of cerebrovascular diseases such as stroke. The methods of the current invention rehabilitate weakened and atrophied muscles by applying electrical stimulation to the muscles. Preferably, the electric current cycles between on and off thereby at 10 second intervals thereby stimulating the muscle for 10 seconds and allowing the muscle to relax for 10 seconds. Treatment periods are preferably 15 minutes per day, five days per week. In general, treatments are performed over a 3 to 12 month period. Patients treated according to the disclosed methodology experience significant improvements in their overall quality of life.
Background and Purpose Little is known about the pattern of cerebrovascular disease CVD for diabetic and nondiabetic patients or about the cost of treatment for CVD in the United Kingdom. The purpose of this study was to extend previous work to describe the epidemiology and cost of acute care of CVD as a frequent comorbidity of diabetes in a UK...
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o, if youre reading this, you are wondering about strokes. Either you, one of your parents or other loved one has had a stroke and you want answers. You may be a doctor and, like me you have been struck with the revelation that in the past 50 years we have made virtually no advances in either the immediate management of stroke victims or any impact on diminishing the long term deficits which so profoundly affect the lives of these patients and their families. Your questions could and, in fact, should include: What causes a stroke? What kinds of strokes are there? How can I prevent a stroke? What happens in the Emergency Room when a new stroke patient is admitted? What should be done in the Emergency Room when a new stroke is admitted? What can be done if …. ...