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ANA CUETO-FELGUEROSO & ÓSCAR DALY

Brain STROKEs

Causes & Prevention

Prevalence

Symptoms

Treatment

Diagnosis

Types

¿What is a stroke?

¿WHAT IS A STROKE?

A stroke is an event that can be defined as an accute interruption on the blood flow in an artery of the brain.

Ischemic stroke

Hemorrhagic stroke

TYPES

SYMPTOMS

Headache

Lack of coordination

Dificulty to speak

Confusion

DIAGNOSIS

  • MRI
  • CT SCAN
  • Normal blood flow
  • Core/necrotic area
  • Penumbra

Perfusion CT scan

DIAGNOSIS

In order to dissolve the clot

In order to physsicaly extract the clot

Mechanical thrombectomy

TREATMENT

Intravenous antithrombolic drugs

1) Incision in the groin or wrist2) Real-time X-ray-guided imaging3) Reach the clot stent retriever inserted.4)The stent grabs de clot.5) Stent pull back through the artery and incision.

¿HOW DOES MECHANICAL THROMBECTOMY WORK?

188.1 per 100,000 person-years

195.7 per 100,000 person-years

91.9 per 100,000 p-y.

9.2%

Incidence
Prevalence

PREVALENCE AND INCIDENCE OF STROKE IN EUROPE

9.2%

9.1%

Medical risk factorsHigh blood pressureSmoking High cholesterolDiabetesObstructive sleep apneaCardiovascular disease.Personal or family history.COVID-19 infection.

Lifestyle risk factorsObesityPhysical inactivityDrinkingDrugs

MAIN CAUSES FOR STROKE

1) Lower blood pressure.2) Lose weight.3) Exercise more.4) Dont´t drink alcohol.5) Treat atrial fibrillation.6) Keep blood sugar under control.7) Quit smoking.

7 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO PREVENT STROKE