Ischaemic stroke

Resource type: Information leaflet

Publication type: Publication

September 2017
Resource type

Around 85% of strokes are ischaemic, meaning they happen because of a blockage in a blood vessel leading to the brain. This guide explains some of the causes of ischaemic stroke, the effects a stroke might have on you, and how ischaemic stroke is diagnosed and treated. It also includes a section on where you can get advice and support after your stroke.

Document date

Next review due
April 2019