Cerebrovascular Accident

Common Symptoms Dizziness Difficult walking Lack of balance and coordination Blurred vision A sudden headache Paralysis or numbness, usually on one side of the body The diagnosis of CVA involves full physical examination and various diagnostic tests, some of which are as follows: Blood tests: These are performed to test your blood's clotting time, sugar levels and infection etc. Angiogram: In this test, a dye is added to the blood and X-ray of the head is taken. It helps find the blocked or hemorrhaged blood vessel. Carotid ultrasound: It studies the blood vessels in the neck. It helps detect abnormal blood flow to the brain. Computed tomography (CT) scan: It helps find the problem areas and other conditions that might cause a stroke. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): It is performed to get a more detailed picture of the brain. Echocardiogram: It creates a picture of your heart using sound waves. It helps find the source of blood clots. Electrocardiogram (ECG): It measures the electrical activity of the heart. It is performed to check if an abnormal heart rhythm is causing the stroke.

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Dear Nitin Goje, Your article Cerebrovascular Accident with common Systoms and its abbreviation is very good. Keep it up.
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