Stroke is often referred to by doctors as a cerebrovascular accident, but stroke is rarely an ‘accident’.
AVMs are defects of the circulatory system that are generally believed to arise during embryonic or fetal development.
carotid cavernous fistula is an abnormal communication between the carotid arterial system and the cavernous sinus
hemorrhage is bleeding in the area between the brain and the thin tissues that cover the brain.
refers to occlusion of venous channels in the cranial cavity, including both dural, cortical and deep cerebral vein thrombosis.
A cerebral angiogram for the brain is a procedure that provides images of the blood vessels in the brain and/or head.
By restoring or enhancing blood flow through narrowed carotid or vertebral arteries, the risk of life-threatening stroke may be reduced.
DAVF is a collective term given to a heterogeneous group of conditions that share arteriovenous shunts from dural vessels.
It is the medical term for a severe narrowing of a cerebral artery that restricts blood flow to areas of the brain.
It is a narrowing of the carotid arteries which may lead to blockage of the carotid arteries, causing a stroke.