Stroke

中卓醫務-香港疾病資訊
Disease Information

Disease Information

Neurology focuses on diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the brain, nervous system, spinal cord, etc., such as stroke, epilepsy and dementia.

Stroke

What is stroke

Stroke is caused by blockage or burst of blood vessels in the brain, which damages or kills brain cells by disrupting blood, oxygen, and nutrient supply.

Impact on patients

Loss of mobility, loss of language skills, dementia, pressure sores, respiratory infection, urinary tract infection, death, etc.

Diagnosis methods

Clinical examination, blood test, carotid ultrasonography, brain positron emission tomography, brain magnetic resonance imaging, etc.

Treatment methods

Medical treatment, surgical treatment, rehabilitation care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, etc.