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Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction (Middle Cerebral Artery Syndrome) Summary

Description: NECROSIS occurring in the MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY distribution system which brings blood to the entire lateral aspects of each CEREBRAL HEMISPHERE. Clinical signs include impaired cognition; APHASIA; AGRAPHIA; weak and numbness in the face and arms, contralaterally or bilaterally depending on the infarction.

Also Known As: Middle Cerebral Artery Syndrome; Infarction, Middle Cerebral Artery; Embolus, Middle Cerebral Artery; Left Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction; MCA Infarction Show All >>

Networked: 3819 relevant articles (169 outcomes, 576 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase) : 8 outcomes 13 studies in 73 results : FDA 2
  2. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 35 results : IBA
  3. Glutamic Acid (Glutamate) : 3 outcomes 19 studies in 77 results : FDA 7
  4. Dizocilpine Maleate (Dizocilpine) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 42 results : IBA
  5. Oxygen : 2 outcomes 26 studies in 139 results : IBA
  6. Messenger RNA (mRNA) : 2 outcomes 21 studies in 116 results : IBA
  7. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM) : 2 outcomes 14 studies in 234 results : IBA
  8. Endothelin-1 (Endothelin 1) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 33 results : IBA
  9. Calcium : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 27 results : IBA
  10. Nimodipine (Modus) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 23 results : FDA 4 Generic
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Diseases Related to Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction

  1. Stroke (Strokes)
  2. Brain Ischemia (Cerebral Ischemia)
  3. Ischemia
  4. Infarction
  5. Brain Edema (Cerebral Edema)
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Key Therapies for Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction

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  1. Decompressive Craniectomy : 9 outcomes 12 studies in 52 results
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 4 outcomes 9 studies in 41 results
  3. Thrombolytic Therapy : 4 outcomes in 15 results
  4. Surgical Decompression : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 8 results
  5. Sutures (Suture) : 2 outcomes 13 studies in 171 results
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