Wednesday, 21 November 2018 by Saudi Stroke Society
Overview: Stroke are the second global major source of fatal injury . It can be happened due to the blockage in one of the brain arteries, which may prevent blood supply to the brain tissue . About 87% of the majority stroke are ischemic stroke . The main cause of the ischemic stroke is the narrowing in the arteries . There are two types of ischemic stroke, the first one is an embolic stroke, which is created outside the brain and transfer from the body to the brain by the bloodstream. The second one is the thrombotic stroke that performed inside one of the arteries directly supplying the brain .
Sunday, 18 November 2018 by Saudi Stroke Society
Overview: Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is a cerebrovascular condition which may cause a clot formation into the brain sinuses . CTV is a serious illness that affects all age groups including children . It can cause death in up to 30% from the reported cases . The main symptom of this type of stroke is headaches and stroke symptoms.
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 by Saudi Stroke Society
World Stroke Day 2018: organised by Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit King Abdulaziz University Hospital in Jeddah
It is a medical term to describe the condition occurring as a result of the poor blood flow to a part of the brain resulting in cell death. It is the result of blockage or rupture of blood vessels or hemorrhage in the brain. Most of records failed to identify a clear cause in 25-39% of patients.
The Saudi Stroke Society is proud to launch the newly redesigned website on the World Stroke Awareness Day. The aim of our new site is focused on accessibility and simplifying our content, and increasing the visibility of the association's activities. This will help us to raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of the condition and ensure better care and support for survivors. On another hand, it will serve as a source for healthcare professionals continuous education activities.