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Acute Ischemic Stroke: Etiology, Pathophysiology, Clinical Features, Diagnostics, Treatment

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In this lecture Professor Zach Murphy will be presenting on Acute Ischemic Stroke: Etiology, Pathophysiology, Clinical Features, Diagnostics, and Treatment. This lecture will include detailed information on the causes (etiology) for acute ischemic strokes including embolic, thrombotic and global hypo-perfusion. We will also be discussing the most common clinical features that patients present with along with how an acute ischemic stroke is diagnosed. Finally, we conclude the lecture with the treatment / management of acute ischemic stroke along with indications and contraindications of tPA (tissue plasminogen activator).

Table of Contents:

0:00 Classroom

0:14 Acute Ischemic Strokes Introduction

0:40 Etiology and Pathophysiology

27:18 Clinical Features

29:20 Diagnostics: Imaging and Labs

46:26 Treatment / Management

1:04:20 Preventive Measures for Acute Ischemic Stroke

1:05:44 Complications

1:14:13 Outro: As Always, Until Next Time

1:14:24 Comment, Like, SUBSCRIBE!

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