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1 mmol/L, and large artery occlusion after IV rt-PA in the END subgroup was higher than the non-END subgroup, with significant differences [Table 1].
Having atrial fibrillation does not provide protection from a large artery atherogenic stroke.
This view is supported by the findings of Ahimastos et al who conducted a study to determine the gender differences in large artery stiffness in pre and post puberty stages (16).
These are the same as for full-blown strokes, and include age, hypertension, atrial fibrillation (an irregular heart rate), smoking, obesity, carotid artery stenosis (narrowing of the carotid artery, the large artery whose pulse can be felt on both sides of the neck under the jaw), a personal history of stroke or heart attack, vascular disease, and heart disease.
Ischemic stroke can be caused by large artery atherosclerotic disease, small vessel or penetrating artery disease (lacunes), cardiogenic or artery-to-artery embolism, nonatherosclerotic vasculopathies, hypercoagulable disorders, or infarcts of undetermined causes.
A laceration of a large artery or vein could lead to life-threatening bleeding in minutes," says Daniel J.
An aortic aneurysm is an enlargement of the aorta, the large artery that runs from the heart down through the abdomen and is the major supplier of blood to your body, caused by a weakening of the aortic wall.
The stiffness index (SI) is a measure of large artery stiffness and is determined by time.
Results: The etiology of stroke was large artery atherosclerosis in 20%, cardio-aortic embolism in 45%, small artery occlusion in 17.
A Your husband has an abdominal aortic aneurysm, which means a bulge in the large artery running through his body.
One of the most common types is when blood flow is impaired because of a blockage to one or more of the large arteries supplying blood to the brain - large artery ischemic stroke.

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