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Intracranial Arteriosclerosis (Cerebral Atherosclerosis) Summary

Description: Vascular diseases characterized by thickening and hardening of the walls of ARTERIES inside the SKULL. There are three subtypes: (1) atherosclerosis with fatty deposits in the ARTERIAL INTIMA; (2) Monckeberg's sclerosis with calcium deposits in the media and (3) arteriolosclerosis involving the small caliber arteries. Clinical signs include HEADACHE; CONFUSION; transient blindness (AMAUROSIS FUGAX); speech impairment; and HEMIPARESIS.

Also Known As: Cerebral Atherosclerosis; Cerebral Arteriosclerosis; Intracranial Atherosclerosis; Arterioscleroses, Cerebral; Arterioscleroses, Intracranial Show All >>

Networked: 309 relevant articles (11 outcomes, 34 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Intracranial Arteriosclerosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 5 results : FDA 80 Generic
  2. cilostazol (Pletal) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 15 Generic
  3. Endostatins : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  4. Calcium : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  5. Taurine : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 2
  6. Papaverine : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  7. 10-N-nonylacridinium orange (NAO) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  8. diazonaphthalenedisulfonic acid (NDS) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  9. Warfarin (Coumadin) : 4 studies in 4 results : FDA 21 Generic
  10. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel) : 3 studies in 22 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Intracranial Arteriosclerosis

  1. Stroke (Strokes)
  2. Intermittent Claudication
  3. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
  4. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  5. Diabetes Mellitus
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Key Therapies for Intracranial Arteriosclerosis

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  1. Catheters : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 6 results
  2. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 34 results
  3. Stents : 1 outcome 1 study in 25 results
  4. Chinese Traditional Medicine (Traditional Chinese Medicine) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  5. Baths : 5 results
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