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Abstract: Each year in the United States 200,000-500,000 people have a transient ischemic attack (TIA).
In 325 consecutive transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients who underwent diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) within 72 hours of symptom onset, a total of 12 strokes and 21 subsequent TIAs occurred during a mean hospitalization of 3 days.
All participants in the community-based sample were free of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) at baseline.
Stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) should be considered a "coronary heart disease risk equivalent," and atorvastatin therapy should commence soon after a stroke or TIA occurs (N.
Patients with persistent or permanent atrial fibrillation were 80% more likely to get warfarin, and those with a history of a stroke, transient ischemic attack, or embolic event were 59% more likely to get warfarin.
2]-VASc (heart failure, hypertension, age [greater than or equal to] 75, diabetes mellitus, prior stroke or transient ischemic attack, vascular disease, age 65-74 years, female) scoring system to assess stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF).
Zontivity must not be used in people who have had a stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA), or bleeding in the head, because the risk of bleeding in the head is too great.
A vast amount of new research is revealing new and improved ways to protect patients with an ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack from having recurrent events and further brain damage," Walter Kernan, M.
Written for neurologists, general practitioners, neurosurgeons, radiologists, students, and nurses, the 12 articles here present a view of transient ischemic attack (TIA) as acute cerebrovascular syndrome.
A transient ischemic attack is a temporary blockage in a blood vessel to the brain.
A mini-stroke is the colloquial term for a transient ischemic attack, which occurs when blood flow to a part of the brain briefly stops, according to the (http://www.
He said: "The fact that every year over 150,000 people in the UK have a stroke or transient ischemic attack - that's one person every five minutes - is astonishing.

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