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Neurointerventionologist Removes a Brain Embolus with a Catheter by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 12:00am You may have heard about interventional radiologists. They are adept at guiding catheters to various organ sites via arteries and veins and then repairing damage or delivering doses of drugs locally. You can review the list of common IR procedures in the Wikipedia description of the field. One of the challenges for interventional rad ... Read on »
Stroke 101 by Anthony R. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 4:22pm Cerebrovascular disease or stroke is the loss or alteration of body functions that results from an insufficient supply of blood to some parts of the brain. For human brain to function at peak levels, blood must flow through its many vessels. If the blood flow is obstructed for more than several minutes, injury to the brain cells becomes permane ... Read on »
PlasminPlus Thrombolytic for Heart Health and Improved Circulation by franklinb Posted Fri 15 Jan 2010 12:00am PlasminPlus Thrombolytic, 250mg - 36 Capsules PlasminPlus Thrombolytic is a dietary supplement for those who have the need to improve their blood circulation, especially those who suffer from cardiovascular difficulties, both acute and chronic, such as : Cerebral thrombus - Cerebral embolism - Pulmonary embolism - An ... Read on »
Best Post of February, 2008: The mechanism of post-traumatic cerebral fat emboli by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 10 Jul 2008 4:11pm The next in my occasional “Best Post Of The Month” series is for February, 2008: I was giving a lecture on the pathology of cerebrovascular disease today, and showed a picture from Robbins of a brain with a shower of fat emboli after fracture of long bones. A student asked what the mechanism would be, pointing out that it would be difficult for ... Read on »
Best Post of February, 2008: The mechanism of post-traumatic cerebral fat emboli not well understood by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 11:43pm The next in my occasional “Best Post Of The Month” series is for February, 2008: I was giving a lecture on the pathology of cerebrovascular disease today, and showed a picture from Robbins of a brain with a shower of fat emboli after fracture of long bones. A student asked what the mechanism would be, pointing out that it would ... Read on »
Intense prep for law school admission test alters brain structure: So does mediating, meditating and reading this blog by Stephanie Allen Posted Fri 24 Aug 2012 9:26am This message is not new here: Our brains are changing all the time. We can be in charge of those changes, i.e., change our brains on purpose, or let life change our brains willy nilly. Who wants a willy nilly, haphazard, accidental brain? This news release from UC Berkeley about brain changes resulting from LSAT prep reminded me of an... Read on »
The mechanism of post-traumatic cerebral fat emboli by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:42pm I was giving a lecture on the pathology of cerebrovascular disease today, and showed a picture from Robbins of a brain with a shower of fat emboli after fracture of long bones. A student asked what the mechanism would be, pointing out that it would be difficult for marrow fat to get from the venous system of the leg into the arterial circulation ... Read on »
How can an embolism cause a hemorrhagic infarct? by pathologystudent Posted Mon 24 Feb 2014 12:58pm Q. I am confused as to how an embolism can cause a haemorrhagic infarct. To me, emboli are little chunks of clot that float around and get stuck in vessels. Shouldn’t this cause an ischemic infarct? Also, a hemorrhagic infarct is named for its color (not for its underlying mechanism), right? But then how do you get a hemorrhagic infarct ... Read on »
Hypertensive response to exercise stress test and risk of future stroke ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 16 Apr 2011 11:05am  Hypertension  ranks  number one  in the risk for future  stroke . Surprisingly this is true  for ischemic  as well as  hemorrhagic strokes.  What  causes  thrombosis or  rupture of small cerebral arterioles ?  It is somewhat similar to coronary events . ( With one major exception,  coronary vesels  are   not prone for rupture ) .It is ... Read on »
Malpractice defense: Lung Infection vs. Chronic Pulmonary Embolism by David W. Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 2:10pm In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog , I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies , a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. Here’s the Advanced Practice Strategies case of the mo ... Read on »