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Use these links to jump directly to your topic of interest in Cardiovascular:

Heart Diseases: Angina | Arrhythmia | Congenital Heart Disease | Coronary Artery Disease | Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) | Heart Failure | Heart Inflammation & Infection | Heart Muscle Disease (Cardiomyopathy) | Heart Valve Diseases | Other Heart Disorders

Vascular Diseases: Aneurysms | Aortic Disease | Functional Arterial Disease | Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) | Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) | Inflammatory Vascular Disease (Vasculitis) | Occlusive Arterial Disease | Stroke | Vascular Lesions | Venous Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Treatment: Complementary & Alternative Therapy | Medication | Rehabilitation | Surgery | Heart Transplantation

Other Topics: General Cardiovascular | Heart Disease in Women | Anatomy | Cholesterol | Diagnostic Procedures | Homocysteine


(Jump to: Childhood Stroke | Diagnosis | Effects | General Information | Mini-Stroke | Prevention | Rehabilitation | Risk Factors | Stroke Syndromes | Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) | Treatment | Warning Signs )

Warning Signs
Learn to Recognize a Stroke:American Stroke Association
Unique Symptoms in Women: National Stroke Association

General Information
Stroke: Hope Through Research:NINDS
Stroke:Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) or Mini-Stroke
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA):American Heart Association
Transient Ischemic Attack :NINDS
Transient Ischemic Attack:MedlinePlus

Childhood Stroke
Pediatric Stroke:National Stroke Association

Stroke Risk Factors
Understanding Stroke Risk Factors:American Heart Association
Stroke Risk Factors:Texas Heart Institute
Hidden Risk Factors for Women:American Heart Association

Stroke Prevention
Brain Basics: Preventing Stroke:NINDS
Stroke Prevention:National Stroke Association

Stroke Diagnosis
Stroke Symptoms and Diagnosis:UpToDate Patient Information
MRI More Sensitive Than CT in Diagnosing Most Common Form of Acute Stroke:NINDS
A Life-Saving Window on the Mind and Body: The Development of Magnetic Resonance Imaging:National Academy of Sciences

Stroke Syndromes
Gerstmann's Syndrome:NINDS
Wallenberg's Syndrome:NINDS

Stroke Treatment
Stanford Stroke Center
Hemorrhagic Stroke Treatment:UpToDate Patient Information
Ischemic Stroke Treatment:UpToDate Patient Information
Stroke Treatment:National Stroke Association
Carotid Endarterectomy, see Carotid Artery Disease

Stroke Effects
What Are the Effects of Stroke?:American Stroke Association
Effects of Stroke:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Stroke:American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Communication & Swallowing Effects
Conditions Impacting Communication After Stroke:American Heart Association
Aphasia, see Brain and Nervous System, Language Disorders
Apraxia, see Brain and Nervous System, Language Disorders
Dysarthria, see Brain and Nervous System, Language Disorders
Dysphagia, see Digestive System, Esophageal Diseases
Cognitive & Behavioral Effects
Behavioral Changes After Stroke:American Heart Association

Stroke Rehabilitation
General Information
Rehabilitation for Stroke:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Fact Sheet:NINDS
Life After Stroke :American Stroke Association
Communication Issues
Communication Technology:American Stoke Association
Physical Issues
Physical Activity and Exercise Recommendations for Stroke Survivors:American Heart Association
Movement and Exercise After Stroke:National Stroke Association
Support Groups
Support Group Search:American Stroke Association

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