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  1. Cerebrovascular Events | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Cerebrovascular Events, A cerebrovascular event (stroke) is a clinical syndrome caused by disruption of blood supply to the brain, characterised by rapidly developing signs of fo...

  2. Cerebrovascular Event Rehabilitation | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Cerebrovascular Event Rehabilitation, See also separate  Cerebrovascular Events and Transient Ischaemic Attacks articles. All people with suspected stroke should be admi...

  3. Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases | Condition Leaflet

    Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases, However, these and heart valve problems are not usually included when we talk about "heart disease". Cerebrovascular disease...

  4. Anderson-Fabry Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Anderson-Fabry Disease, Antiplatelet agents or anticoagulants (preventative for cerebrovascular disease). Management of advanced disease. End-stage renal dise...

  5. Peripheral Arterial Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Peripheral Arterial Disease, Presentation A full cardiovascular history and examination are essential and should include assessment for coronary artery disease, cerebrovascula...

  6. Atheroma | Condition Leaflet

    If a blood clot forms over a patch of atheroma in a coronary artery it can cause a heart attack (myocardial infarction) . Cerebrovascular disease - stroke and transient ischaemic attack ...

  7. Parkinsonism and Parkinson's Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Parkinsonism and Parkinson's Disease, When patients have a gait disorder without other Parkinsonian features, the most likely diagnosis is gait apraxia , which is more common and usually...

  8. Diseases and Different Ethnic Groups | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Diseases and Different Ethnic Groups, Black Caribbean and African people are more likely to enter psychiatric care through the criminal justice system than through contact with the health ser...

  9. Motor Neurone Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Motor Neurone Disease, Spinal cord tumours . Cerebrovascular disease and stroke . Polymyositis or dermatomyositis . Glioma of brainstem . , motor neurone disease...

  10. Chronic Kidney Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Chronic Kidney Disease, Calcium phosphate loading: cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease, arthropathy, soft tissue calcification. Renal osteodystrophy: disorders of calcium, ...

  11. Non-diabetic Retinal Vascular Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Non-diabetic Retinal Vascular Disease, Presentation It usually presents in the seventh decade of life (range 50-80 years), often in association with diabetes, hypertension, coronary he...

  12. Vascular Dementia | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Vascular dementia (VaD) is not a single disease but a group of syndromes of cognitive impairment caused by different mechanisms causing ischaemia or haemorrhage secondary to cerebrovascular diseas...

  13. Dizziness, Giddiness and Feeling Faint | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Assessment involves: An assessment for any serious underlying disorder requiring urgent treatment - eg, ischaemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disease. Identifying the nat...

  14. Thrombolytic Treatment of Acute Ischaemic Stroke | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Prophylactic admission [ 5 ] Any patient who presents with transient neurological symptoms suggestive of a cerebrovascular event should be considered to have had a TIA. ABCD and ABCD-2...

  15. Moyamoya Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Moyamoya Disease, Differential diagnosis [ 6 ] Cerebrovascular event . Basilar artery thrombosis. Subarachnoid haemorrhage . Blood dyscrasias . , carotid artery...

  16. Epilepsy in Elderly People | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Status epilepticus appears to occur more frequently in individuals greater than 60 years and the morbidity and mortality of status epilepticus are significantly greater in this age group. [ 6 ] ...

  17. Diabetes with Hypertension | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    The NICE guideline for type 1 diabetes states that the intervention levels for recommending BP management should be 135/85 mm Hg unless the person with type 1 diabetes has abnormal albumin excretion r...

  18. Sneddon's Syndrome | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Synonym: Ehrmann-Sneddon syndrome Sneddon's syndrome is a non-inflammatory arteriopathy in which livedo reticularis is associated with cerebrovascular disease. [ 1 ] It is slowly pro...

  19. Renovascular Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Renovascular Disease, Evidence of peripheral arterial or cerebrovascular/cardiovascular disease. Diabetes mellitus . Smoking. Family history of cardiovascular dise...

  20. Alzheimer's Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Alzheimer's Disease, Where needed for psychotic features or agitation: Discuss the risks (sedation, risk of stroke, worsening cognition) and consider other cerebrovascular r...