cerebrovascular cerebrovascular

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the brain and the blood vessels that supply it

Usage(s):

  • Fatalities from cerebrovascular disease, accidents, motor-vehicle collisions and chronic pulmonary disease are falling.

News

  • Algeria: president had full stroke, but recovering

    ALGIERS, Algeria — Algeria's president had a full stroke, not a mini-stroke as originally reported, but he is recovering with the help of physical therapy, his office said Tuesday. Previously, the government had said that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 76, had a transient ischemic attack, a so-called mini-stroke. But the latest statement says it was a "cerebrovascular accident," or a full stroke.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. "As a specialist in cerebrovascular neurosurgery, I am particularly pleased that we will be able to install the first Leksell Gamma Knife in Australia and thus be able to offer a non-invasive alternative for patients with vascular malformations,...
    on May 2, 2008 By: Michael Morgan Source: Business Wire (press release)

  2. "Treatment with Fabrazyme really can improve the prognosis of patients. Because renal, cardiac, and cerebrovascular events are the predominant source of morbidity and mortality after the age of 35 years, treatment with Fabrazyme has the potential to...
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: Michael D. West Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

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