Stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide. Mortality rates are declining, however. Over 75% of patients survive a first stroke during the first year, and over half survive beyond 5 years.
People who suffer ischemic strokes have a much better chance for survival than those who experience hemorrhagic strokes. Among the ischemic stroke categories, the greatest dangers are posed by embolic strokes, followed by thrombotic and...Read more
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Many people are all too familiar with the brain damage caused by a stroke. A blood clot or a bleed can quickly kill brain cells and leave a... Read more »