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Is there any new treatment for ischaemic stroke? Doc, I am a

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Hi Doc,
Is there any new treatment for ischaemic stroke? Doc, I am a stroke patient for six (6)years now and I am still having physical therapy but my right side body is still very weak. My fingers cannot completely open and my leg is weak up until now. However, I am glad that I can walk but not so straight.
Is there a new procedure that can open up my left side clogged blood artery so that it may improve my condition?
Please advise.
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This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. I look forward to helping you.
Unfortunately, once the brain tissue has been damaged or killed from an ischemic stroke, there is nothing that can be done to restore it, even if you bring back the blood supply. This is especially true 6 years after the event.
Hopefully in our Grandchildren's time this will no longer be true.
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