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TIA

abbr.
transient ischemic attack

TIA

abbreviation for
(Pathology) transient ischaemic attack; a stroke causing minor and temporary symptoms

TIA

transient ischemic attack.

TIA

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.TIA - brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply; symptoms depend on the site of the blockage
ischaemia, ischemia - local anemia in a given body part sometimes resulting from vasoconstriction or thrombosis or embolism
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TIA

TIA

abbr transient ischemic attack. V. attack.
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Prevention of stroke and SE in adult patients with NVAF with one or more risk factors, such as congestive heart failure, hypertension, age[greater than or equal to] 75 years, diabetes mellitus, prior stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
Another type of stroke is a transient ischaemic attack (TIA), sometimes called a mini-stroke, which has similar symptoms but they are less severe and temporary, often lasting from a few minutes to an hour.
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The primary outcome measure was hospitalisation for acute stroke (haemorrhagic or ischaemic), transient ischaemic attack or acute but ill-defined cerebrovascular disease.
The researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centre, North Carolina, looked at patients who had had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA), also known as a mini-stroke.
The transient ischaemic attack, or mini-stroke, that he suffered last April kept him out of the country until late July and he has not been seen in public since.
Yet many of these strokes could have been prevented if the warning signs of a Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA - also known as a mini-stroke) had been spotted.
A survey by the Stroke Association found that 67 per cent of people didn't know what the symptoms of a Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) was which is also known as a ministroke.
South African guideline for management of ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack 2010: a guideline from the South African Stroke Society (SASS) and the SASS Writing Committee.
Doctors discovered he had suffered a mini-stroke - called a transient ischaemic attack - and operated successfully on an artery in his neck.

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