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Tissue plasminogen activator is the only Food and Drug Administration-approved treatment for ischemic stroke as of 2015, and endovascular procedures are one of the most common treatment options for hemorrhagic stroke, ac... More »

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Corticosteroids have increased visual sharpness in some instances of eye stroke if initiated soon enough. This treatment enhances circulation while alleviating swelling, making the vessels less likely to leak. Research a... More »

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Supportive nursing care is the primary treatment for dogs who have recently suffered a stroke. Physical therapy is commonly used after several days of recovery. Sometimes strokes are caused by another condition, such as ... More »

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A medication referred to as tissue plasminogen activator is the only ischemic stroke treatment that is currently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, explains the American Stroke Association. The treatment works... More »

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The only treatment with FDA approval for ischemic brain stroke, as of 2015, is tissue plasminogen activator, a dissolving agent, according to the American Stroke Association. In the case of hemorrhagic stroke, a catheter... More »

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The prognosis for an ischemic stroke is generally better than that of a hemorrhagic stroke, reports the University of Maryland Medical Center. However, the prognosis varies widely depending on which part of the brain is ... More »

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Individuals 65 years of age or older are at the highest risk for having a stroke among all age groups, according to the American Stroke Association. The risk of stroke doubles approximately every decade of living for tho... More »

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