when do you do ct myelogram?
when you cant do mri
next best step in spinal cord compression?
next best test in spinal cord compression?
best initial test for cva?
most accurate test for cva?
non contrast ct
risks for cva?
same as for cad
what are the two white focal points in the lateral ventricles on the non contrast ct scan?
mngmt of a patient with cva after 3 hours of onset?
before 3 hours?
pt has another cva while on aspirin, what do you do next?
switch to clopidogrel
when do you give heparin in cva?
when you have a fib with cva
or when you have basilar artery thrombosis
what anticoagulant causes ttp?
when do you give warfarin?
long term anticoagulation
best diagnostic test in cva after ct and mri
inr of 2.5-3.5
>70% stenosis of carotid and a cva?
when do you do endartectomy of carotid?
>70% in men and women
>50% in men
cva in someone younger than 50?
look for vasculitis
look for hypercoagulable states
which heart valves get replaced and which ones get ballooned?
mngtm of a flutter?
same as afib
when is primary prophylaxis indicated for strokes?
low magnesium can cause what?
seizure vs syncompe loss of conscienscness?
seizure--has post ictal
rx for status epilepticus?
if not responsive?
anesthsia with diazepam and propfol
you shud not treat for long term therapy with first time seizure unless
strong family history
rx for absence?