Stroke Overview

Types of Stroke

    • Ischemic – Blood vessel is CLOGGED
    • Hemorrhagic – Blood vessel is BLEEDING into an area
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) – “mini-stroke”

Risk Factors for Stroke

Stroke Treatment

  • Emergency, non-enhanced head CT (what type of stroke?)
  • Administration of Alteplase r-tPA (intravenously)
  • Intracranial vascular imaging
  • Endovascular therapy, if needed

Areas of the Brain Affected By Stroke