How common is ischemic brain injury?

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Ischemic brain injury is not uncommon. Each year, ischemic strokes account for about 675,770 of strokes in the United States. That figure represents 87% of the 795,000 strokes that will happen. It is the third highest cause of death and the first cause of long term disability.

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