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Stroke

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A stroke (sometimes called an acute cerebrovascular attack) is the rapidly developing loss of brain function(s) due to disturbance in the blood supply to the brain. This can be due to ischemia (80%) caused by thrombosis or embolism or due to a hemorrhage (20%). Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of disability. As a result of the affected area of the brain, stroke leads to different chronic neurological deficits. Among them, our team is specifically interested in hemiplagia, hemianopia, optic ataxia and cerebellar syndrome.

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