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Transcript of stroke
what is stroke?
what cause stroke?
can stroke be treated?
neurologic deficit, occurring without warning
Males > females
35-44 & >85 y/o
More females die
Family history of stroke/TIA
Are u ok?
Do you have any
Stroke is a Medical Emergency
" TIME IS BRAIN"
1.9 million neurons are lost each minute after stroke
Protect ischemic penumbra
Tissue plasminogen activator
IV tPa window 3 hours
IA tPa winw 4-5 hours
disability risk 30% despite 5%
symptomatic ICH risk
SBP > 185 or DBP >110
Recent surgery,trauma or stroke
Seizure at onset of symptoms
Glucose < 50
Hemorrhagic stroke ttt
no effective targeted therapy for hemorrhagic stroke exists yet
studies of recombinant factor VII a(rFVIIa) have yielded disappointion results.
Doaa Mohamed Hasan
Sama Hasan Abd El Maqsoud
Rehab Hesham Ali
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure"
we can prevent stroke by 80% with urgent treatment
stroke prevention is multidisciplinary
Take home message: Stroke...
Is a neurologic Emergency
Has many risk factors
Effective treatment of high BP to prevent stroke is possible
is best assessed and managed by trained neuroscience personnel
can and should be treated
to treat a condition will you have to investigate right
Blood pressure management