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Unable to move right hand, leg, open eyes after open heart surgery. Small brain damage. Treatment?

Sir my father aged 74 years under gone a open heart surgery 5 days back after the surgery next day he could not move his right hand fully just a little moment after that day next day he had weakness in his right leg could not move it after that next day he could not open his eyes and talk also after next day he open eyes and was seeing a little bit and recognize me after that day we took a ct scan and found that brain was small damages at 2 places what is the treatment for this will he recover from this and what is the treatment
Asked On : Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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One of the common complications which can happen after an open heart surgery is stroke. He is suffering from stroke. There may be a bleeding or thrombotic occlusion of a vessel supplying the brain.
CT Scan has already revealed that there are two lesions. If they are not too big, usually person will recover, may not to full extent.(considering his age). Otherwise also it will take six months for muscular recovery. Physiotherapy at home will help.
Immediate concern is he should come of this acute condition, many times they recover depending on the severity of lesion.
Answered: Wed, 23 Jan 2013
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