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Stroke

A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Strokes are a medical emergency and聽urgent treatment is essential.

There are two main causes of stroke:

  • Ischaemic 鈥 where the blood supply is stopped because of a , accounting for聽85% of all cases
  • Haemorrhagic 鈥 where a weakened blood vessel supplying the brain bursts

There's also a related condition called a聽, where the blood supply to the brain is temporarily interrupted.

We offer Stroke services at both of our acute hospitals.聽

Last updated: January 26, 2023

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