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A silent stroke is a tiny brain infarction that presents without any symptoms, a stroke so minor that most patients don't realize they've had one.
In patients with hemispheric infarction (n = 148), depending on the lateralization of the focus, brain infarction was located in the right hemisphere in 46.
Pretreatment of silymarin, but not silibinin, dose-dependently (1, 5, and 10[mu]g/kg) reduced the CI/R-induced brain infarction by 16-40% (Table 1, one-way ANOVA, p < 0.
The study found that people who were among the bottom 25 percent of performers on the Trail Making Test B were three times more likely to have a stroke or a brain infarction compared to those who scored among the top 25 percent of performers on the test.
The brain infarction core evaluation method implementation can find all suitable pairs by simple querying the database system with conditions of one CTA examination, one NCCT examination belonging to the same patient and acquired in the same day.
Induction of reproducible brain infarction by photochemically initiated thrombosis.
Comorbidities were common: 60% had hypertension, 22% had diabetes mellitus, 36% had a history of myocardial infarction or angina, and 24% had evidence of a clinically silent brain infarction in the territory of the asymptomatic carotid artery (but were still considered asymptomatic for this study).
Determination of S-100 and glial fibrillary acidic protein concentrations in cerebrospinal fluid after brain infarction.
Data presented at the meeting show that CRF(1) receptor antagonists reduce brain infarction in a preclinical model of middle cerebral artery occlusion.
The duration, severity and location of focal cerebral ischemia determine the extent of brain infarction and thus, the severity of the stroke.
There is a need for a prospective study on a larger number of patients in order to define the utility of CT scans in predicting the functional outcome of patients with brain infarction.
Reduction in CMIT may also decrease the incidence of brain infarction as abnormally high intimal thickness is also associated with increased risk of brain infarction.

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