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Management of patients with transient ischemic attack in the emergency department.
Two aces: transient Ischemic attack work-up as outpatient assessment of clinical evaluation and safety, Stroke, 42(7):1839-43, Jul 2011.
In a new trial involving hundreds of patients at 50 hospitals, researchers implanted brain stents to patients surviving stroke or a transient ischemic attack (a type of stroke that clears up in a few days).
Kleindorfer and her associates showed that 18% of Americans from the general public who had no known history of stroke or transient ischemic attack had at least one stroke-like symptom either currently or in the past.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that the transient ischemic attack (TIA), sometimes known as a mini-stroke, may not be transient at all and can in fact create lasting damage to the brain.
A study of 1,000 older adults, mean age 73, published April 15 in Stroke, suggests that three out of 10 people who suffer a "mini-stroke", or transient ischemic attack (TIA), don't get immediate medical help.
Higher diastolic blood pressure (DBP), but not systolic blood pressure (SBP), can impair cognitive function in older adults with a history of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA or "mini-stroke"), according to a study published in the Aug.
The researchers assessed participant demographics and each subject's history of smoking, alcohol abuse, obesity, diabetes, stroke or transient ischemic attack, hypertension, coronary artery disease, heart failure, myocardial infarction, peripheral vascular disease, angina, pulmonary embolism/deep vein thrombosis, and other factors.
Abstract: Each year in the United States 200,000-500,000 people have a transient ischemic attack (TIA).
He begins with the differential diagnosis of neurological symptoms, including instructions on taking a neurological history, and lists symptoms such as back pain, diplopia, and transient ischemic attack in alphabetical order.
Sometimes fainting can be caused by a temporary drop in the blood supply to the brain caused by a transient ischemic attack sometimes called a mini-stroke This is a disruption in the blood supply to the brain caused by a blocked or burst blood vessel.

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