From Turkish Cerebrovascular Diseases Association
In Turkey, the Turkish Cerebrovascular Diseases Society "Remedy Early Intervention in Stroke" campaign will be launched.
Chairman of the Board of the Association Prof. Dr. Mehmet Akif Topçuoğlu, in his written statement, stated that stroke, also known as paralysis or cerebral palsy among the people, is a clinical condition that results in neurological function loss due to the interruption of healthy blood flow in the vessels feeding the brain.
Noting that stroke is the third most common cause of death after heart diseases and cancer worldwide, Topçuoğlu emphasized that 17 million people have a stroke every year, and 6 million die due to complications related to stroke or stroke.
Among permanent disability caused by stroke in Turkey Topçuoğlu stating that in the first place, "Stroke patients are bedridden, speech and walking difficulties, is facing the risk of failing to fulfill cognitive functions. However, stroke, treatment is timely and appropriate interventions made On the other hand, it is known that our society does not have enough awareness about what stroke is, its symptoms, and what to do when these symptoms appear. " used expressions.
- Stroke manifested by 3 symptoms
Stating that stroke manifested itself with three common symptoms, Topçuoğlu noted that these symptoms were sudden speech disorder, facial slippage and loss of strength in the arm.
Topçuoğlu stated that the Turkish Cerebrovascular Diseases Association has been active in the field of stroke (cerebral palsy) since 1994, World Stroke Organization (WSO), European Stroke Organization (ESO) and European Stroke Association (Stroke) He stated that it is a member of the Alliance For Europe-SAFE) non-governmental organization.
Turkey Cerebrovascular Diseases Derneğince Turkey in an attempt to raise awareness about stroke in the general communications campaign that expresses Topçuoğlu carried out, "Stroke Remedies Early in the campaign, implemented with the intervention slogan that is mainly what are the symptoms of stroke and signs are seen of information about what needs to be done will be shared with the public." gave his statements.
Karaman Haber - Source: AA