Stroke and Intracranial Hemorrhage

Stroke and Intracranial Hemorrhage

by Roy Strowd, MD

A stroke, or a cerebrovascular event, describes the clinical syndrome produced by an acute disruption of the cerebral vasculature, which ultimately leads to brain injury. Strokes can be ischemic or hemorrhagic, each with multiple etiologies, ranging from trauma and low intracranial pressure to inadequate use of anticoagulants. The specific clinical presentation depends on the vascular territories compromised during the cerebrovascular event. For optimal comprehension, the student needs to be familiarized with the anatomy of the contents of the cranial vault, the major vessels that supply the brain and brainstem, and the correlation of each vascular territory with the underlying function of the compromised tissues. In the western world, cardiovascular disease is a major driver of morbidity and mortality. For this reason, the clinician must be well-equipped to promptly recognize (time is brain!) and properly manage cerebrovascular events to attain optimal patient outcomes.

Course Details

  • Videos 28
  • Duration 2:44 h
  • Quiz questions 107
  • Concept Pages 6


Your Educators of course Stroke and Intracranial Hemorrhage

 Roy Strowd, MD

Roy Strowd, MD

Dr. Roy Strowd is the Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, in North Carolina, USA.
He obtained his MD from Wake Forest School of Medicine in 2009, and his MEd from Johns Hopkins University in 2021. Currently, he co-directs the Neurofibromatosis and Tuberous Sclerosis Clinics at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and is a researcher for the Adult Brain Tumor Consortium (ABTC) and Alliance for Clinical Trials in Neuro-Oncology.
Due to his achievements, he earned the M. Brownell Anderson Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Strowd teaches courses on Clinical Neurology.

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I loved how he explained the pathophysiology
By Hafsat N. on 26. September 2023 for Stroke: Pathophysiology

I loved how he took his time breaking the pathophysiology of the ischemic stroke in a way that I don't need to look up any terminology to understand him better

By VISHNU C. on 11. March 2023 for Intracranial Hemorrhage: Amyloid Angiopathy, Vascular Lesions, and Neoplasms

general informative however concentrated on clinical approach for OSCE and diagnosis may be more useful for the students

By James H. on 19. February 2022 for Stroke and Intracranial Hemorrhage

neat, precise and quick review of stroke diagnosis and treatment great explanations

Simply amazing
By maryit b. on 24. January 2022 for Stroke and Intracranial Hemorrhage

I really love the way this professor teach. Lectures are well organized , the voice is clear and the explanations are very precise.