Ischaemic stroke

Ischaemic stroke

Most strokes happen because of a blockage in an artery leading to the brain, called an ischaemic stroke. This factsheet explains how ischaemic strokes happen, the risk factors for them and the treatments available including thrombolysis, a clot-busting treatment for some types of ischaemic stroke. This guide is available as a free download.

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Published date:
Thursday, 30 May, 2019
Updated date:
Thursday, 30 September, 2021

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