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LESS COSTLY OPTION: Going for a non-invasive computed tomography (CT) scan of the arteries instead of invasive angiograms of the heart, neck or brain arteries is safer and less costly.

Proactive stance against strokes

Understanding the mechanisms and causes of strokes go a long way in preventing them
May 30, 2015 5:50 AM

WITH an ageing population, strokes assume greater importance, as they not only cause major permanent disabilities but can also potentially create social burdens within a family framework as they will tie down the caregivers. Understanding the mechanisms of strokes and the causative factors can