Stroke is a medical emergency that happens when a blood clot blocks an artery, or a blood vessel ruptures in the brain. When blood flow is interrupted, brain cells begin to die and the resulting damage can lead to paralysis or loss of ability to speak. This animation discusses the types of stroke, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, medications, surgery and endovascular treatment. Recovery, rehabilitation and self-care are also explained.
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• Medical animation explaining Stroke (Running time: 8:11 minutes)
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Editor: William Whitely, BM, BCh, MRCP, is Specialist Registrar in Medical Neurology Division of Clinical Neurosciences in the University of Edinburgh at Western General Hospital.
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