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Rutten-Jacobs LCA, Markus HS, UK Young Lacunar Stroke DNA Study.
Frequency of Lesions in CT Brain MCA Infarct 53 Multi-Infarct 17 Posterior Circulation Stroke 5 Lacunar Stroke 25 Total 100 Table 3.
Moderate hyperglycaemia is associated with favourable outcome in acute lacunar stroke.
In one five-year study, he found a slight annual improvement in quality of life in the younger lacunar stroke victims.
There was a study about acute lacunar stroke indicating that the stroke outcome in patient with controlled normal blood glycose was better [32].
The SPS3 study enrolled 3,020 patients within 180 days of a small, subcortical, lacunar stroke at 81 sites in eight countries during 2003-2011.
There were no significant differences between diabetes patients with and without metabolic syndrome in the type of stroke, with lacunar stroke predominating in both groups, wrote Imtiaz M.
The 18 chapters include an overview of the approach to the stroke patient and address risk factors and primary and secondary prevention, transient ischemic attacks, diagnostic testing, general treatment principles, antithrombotic therapy, thrombolytic therapy for acute ischemic stroke, rehabilitation, carotid artery disease, cardioembolic stroke, lacunar stroke, posterior circulation stroke, young patients, intracerebral hemorrhage, cerebral vascular malformations, aneurysms and subarachnoid hemorrhage, and the effects of oral contraceptives and hormone replacement on stroke risk in women.
He said, 'A minor stroke is probably what we would call a lacunar stroke, which is usually caused by a blockage of small blood vessels deep within the brain.