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Stroke | Cleveland Clin
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What is a stroke? A stroke, sometimes called a "brain attack," occurs when blood flow to an area in the brain is cut off. The brain cells, deprived of the oxygen and glucose needed to survive, die. If not caught early, permanent brain damage can result. How does a stroke occur? There are two types of stroke. Ischemic stroke is similar to a heart attack, except it occurs in the blood vessels of ...

Endovascular Stent Graft: Aortic Aneurysm Repair
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16964-endovascular-stent-graft-aortic-aneurysm-repair

How are aortic aneurysms treated? The best method to repair an aneurysm depends upon several factors, including the location and shape of the aneurysm as well as the physical condition of the patient. What is endovascular grafting? Endovascular grafting is a minimally invasive method to treat an aortic aneurysm. Instead of an open aneurysm repair in which your chest/abdomen are surgically opene...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cluster-headache/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352084?p=1

sis Cluster headache has a characteristic type of pain and pattern of attacks. A diagnosis depends on your description of the attacks, including your pain, the location and severity of your headaches, and associated symptoms. How often your headaches occur and how long they last also are important factors. Your doctor will likely try to pinpoint the type and cause of your headache using certain...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polycystic-kidney-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352825?p=1

sis For polycystic kidney disease, certain tests can detect the size and number of kidney cysts you have and evaluate the amount of healthy kidney tissue, including: Ultrasound. During an ultrasound, a wandlike device called a transducer is placed on your body. It emits sound waves that are reflected back to the transducer — like sonar. A computer translates the reflected sound waves into image...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-aortic-aneurysm/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350193?p=1

sis Thoracic aortic aneurysms are often found during routine medical tests, such as a chest X-ray, CT scan, or ultrasound of the heart or abdomen, sometimes ordered for a different reason. If your doctor suspects that you have an aortic aneurysm, specialized tests can confirm it. These tests might include: Chest X-ray Your doctor may first suspect you have a thoracic aortic aneurysm by looking ...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sex-headaches/symptoms-causes/syc-20377477?p=1

ew Sex headaches are brought on by sexual activity — especially an orgasm. You may notice a dull ache in your head and neck that builds up as sexual excitement increases. Or, more commonly, you may experience a sudden, severe headache just before or during orgasm. Most sex headaches are nothing to worry about. But some can be a sign of something serious, such as problems with the blood vessels ...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromuscular-dysplasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20352144?p=1

ew Fibromuscular dysplasia is a condition that causes narrowing (stenosis) and enlargement (aneurysm) of the medium-sized arteries in your body. Reduced blood flow from narrowed arteries to the organs can affect the function of the organs. Fibromuscular dysplasia appears most commonly in the arteries leading to the kidneys. Fibromuscular dysplasia can also affect the arteries leading to your br...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-aortic-aneurysm/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350197?p=1

ic aortic aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, cardiologists, vascular specialists, medical geneticists, vascular radiologists and other specialists collaborate to provide you with coordinated, comprehensive care. This team works together to determine whether and what type of surgery is appropriate for your condition. This...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/popliteal-artery-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/syc-20355432?p=1

ew A popliteal artery aneurysm is an abnormal bulge that occurs in the wall of the artery that runs through the area behind your knee joint. By Mayo Clinic Staff

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350696?p=1

nal aortic aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in blood vessel conditions (vascular specialists), blood vessel surgery (vascular and endovascular surgeons) and other doctors in a wide array of specialties collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. This collaborative approach means doctors can often evaluate you...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-aortic-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/syc-20350188?p=1

ew A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a weakened area in the upper part of the aorta. The aorta is the major blood vessel that feeds blood to the body. A thoracic aortic aneurysm may also be called thoracic aneurysm and aortic dissection (TAAD) because an aneurysm can lead to a tear in the artery wall (dissection) that can cause life-threatening bleeding. Small and slow-growing thoracic aortic aneur...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tension-headache/symptoms-causes/syc-20353977?p=1

ew A tension headache is generally a diffuse, mild to moderate pain in your head that's often described as feeling like a tight band around your head. A tension headache (tension-type headache) is the most common type of headache, and yet its causes aren't well-understood. Treatments for tension headaches are available. Managing a tension headache is often a balance between fostering healthy ha...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/aortic-aneurysm/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20369479?p=1

aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in blood vessel conditions (vascular specialists), blood vessel surgery (vascular and endovascular surgeons), heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists), and other medical specialists work together as a multidisciplinary team to evaluate and treat...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bakers-cyst/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369955?p=1

sis A Baker's cyst can often be diagnosed with a physical exam. However, because some of the signs and symptoms of a Baker's cyst mimic those of more-serious conditions, such as a blood clot, aneurysm or tumor, your doctor may order noninvasive imaging tests, including: Ultrasound X-ray Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Treatment Sometimes a Baker's cyst will disappear on its own.  However, if t...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/syc-20350688?p=1

ew An abdominal aortic aneurysm is an enlarged area in the lower part of the aorta, the major blood vessel that supplies blood to the body. The aorta, about the thickness of a garden hose, runs from your heart through the center of your chest and abdomen. Because the aorta is the body's main supplier of blood, a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm can cause life-threatening bleeding. Depending o...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/subarachnoid-hemorrhage/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20361014?p=1

sis To diagnose a subarachnoid hemorrhage, your doctor is likely to recommend: CT scan. This imaging test can detect bleeding in your brain.Your doctor may inject a contrast dye to view your blood vessels in greater detail (CT angiogram). MRI. This imaging test also can detect bleeding in your brain. Your doctor might inject a dye into a blood vessel to view the arteries and veins in greater de...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/moyamoya-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20355586?p=1

ew Moyamoya disease is a rare, progressive blood vessel (vascular) disorder in which the carotid artery in the skull becomes blocked or narrowed, reducing blood flow to your brain. Tiny blood vessels then open up at the base of the brain in an attempt to supply the brain with blood. The word "moyamoya" means "puff of smoke" in Japanese, a term describing the appearance of this cluster of tiny b...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/syc-20361483?p=1

ew A brain aneurysm (AN-yoo-riz-um) is a bulge or ballooning in a blood vessel in the brain. It often looks like a berry hanging on a stem. A brain aneurysm can leak or rupture, causing bleeding into the brain (hemorrhagic stroke). Most often a ruptured brain aneurysm occurs in the space between the brain and the thin tissues covering the brain. This type of hemorrhagic stroke is called a subar...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tinnitus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350162?p=1

sis Your doctor will examine your ears, head and neck to look for possible causes of tinnitus. Tests include: Hearing (audiological) exam. As part of the test, you'll sit in a soundproof room wearing earphones through which will be played specific sounds into one ear at a time. You'll indicate when you can hear the sound, and your results are compared with results considered normal for your age...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/aneurysms/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354636?p=1

sm care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's aneurysm team includes specialists in blood vessel disease, blood vessel surgery, brain disease, brain surgery, blood vessel imaging and brain imaging. These specialists and other professionals work together to provide exactly the care you need. Pediatric specialists at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota have experience evaluating a...