publication . Article . 2017

stroke and substance abuse

A Chitsaz;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Feb 2017 Journal: Advances in Bioscience and Clinical Medicine (eissn: 2203-1413, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Australian International Academic Centre
<jats:p>Introduction: stroke in recreational substance users can be an indirect complication, like endocarditis and cardio embolism in parenteral drug users. With some drug like cocaine, stroke appear to be the result of a direct effect. In young subjects without other risk factors provide persuasive evidence for causality .&#x0D; &#x0D; OPIATES: Heroine is the most abused opiate drug, which is administered by injection, by snorting or by smoking.&#x0D; &#x0D; Stroke affects heroin users by diverse mechanisms,. Injectors are at risk of infections endocarditis, which carries risk for both ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. Cerebral or subarachnoid hemorrhage usuall...
Medical Subject Headings: cardiovascular diseases
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