ischemic ischemic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or affected by ischemia

Usage(s):

  1. Each of the subjects had experienced either a minor stroke or warning signals known as transient ischemic attacks.
  2. That means perhaps 30% or more of ischemic strokes can be avoided, saving thousands of lives and averting severe physical incapacity.
  3. In the other, major family of strokes, ischemic, a clot obstructs the flow of blood, starving and killing brain tissue beyond the blockage.

News

  1. 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

  2. Next-Generation Clot Retrieval Technology Improves Patient Outcomes vs. First-Generation Devices, Say Leading Stroke ...

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Covidien recently brought together the world’s prominent thought-leaders in stroke who presented data underscoring the benefits of endovascular therapy in treating acute ischemic stroke
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. Research and Markets: Ischemic Cardiomyopathy - Pipeline Review, H1 2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Ischemic Cardiomyopathy - Pipeline Review, H1 2013" report to t
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Our observational study does not suggest a significant cardiovascular hazard and may suggest a beneficial effect on ischemic cardiovascular events associated with treatment with rosiglitazone among patients with type 2 diabetes and established...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Richard Bach Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "We were very impressed with the performance and efficacy of the Penumbra System during the clinical trial, and are excited to now have access to this important tool to treat acute ischemic stroke patients in our daily practice. This system of tools...
    on Jan 7, 2008 By: James Madison Source: Reuters

  3. "We are pleased to receive the go-ahead from Health Canada for this TBI clinical trial using the same drug regimen as in the modified REGENESIS Phase IIb acute ischemic stroke study to treat TBI patients. TBI represents such a huge unmet medical...
    on Jan 28, 2010 By: Alan Moore Source: TransWorldNews (press release)

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