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Different perfusion patterns in a patient with acute ischemic stroke

The main goal of the current acute therapies for acute ischemic stroke is to restore perfusion in brain areas supplied by an occluded artery. The use of endovenous thrombolytic drugs and more recently of mechanical thrombectomy by

Fat and genes: can they predict stroke?

The modern way of life has led to an unprecedented increase of diseases that affect the well-being of our arteries, including high blood pressure, high lipids, diabetes and obesity. These diseases promote atherosclerosis, which means the deposition