An embolic stroke occurs when a blood clot that forms elsewhere travels to the brain via the bloodstream. Find out about symptoms, treatments, and more.
What Is a Lacunar Stroke?
Strokes can damage brain tissue in the outer part of the brain (the cortex) or deeper structures in the brain underneath the cortex. A stroke in a deep area…
Comparing Treatments for Lacunar Stroke Aspirin combined with a drug called clopidogrel is no better than aspirin alone for preventing stroke in people with a history of lacunar strokes, according to