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Are they alternative treatments for ischemic brain injury?

There are alternative options for treatment to prevent ischemic brain injury. If there are concerns about clots, carotid artery surgery may be an option to prevent blocks from developing that restrict blood flow to the brain. Angioplasty and having stents placed are also used to prevent these problems. Clinical studies are being done on other methods such as blood substitutes or infusing extra oxygen into the blood.

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