Reliability of clinical diagnosis of the symptomatic vascular territory in patients with recent transient ischemic attack
or minor stroke.
SOCRATES randomized 13,199 patients with a nonsevere ischemic stroke or high-risk transient ischemic attack
to ticagrelor (180 mg loading dose on day 1 followed by 90 mg twice daily for days 2-90) or aspirin (300 mg on day 1 followed by 100 mg daily for days 2-90).
Suspected transient ischemic attack
is a common reason for hospitalization, based on the need for urgent evaluation and intervention of vascular risk factors to prevent impending stroke (See Box 1).
The patient's past medical history included arterial hypertension, diabetes mellitus type 2, previous right hemispheric transient ischemic attack
(TIA) 18 months earlier, and previous left middle cerebral artery (MCA) stroke without residual deficits four months earlier.
Using a broad definition that included ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack
(T1A), and pulmonary embolism led to a 44% greater annual risk of stroke than if only ischemic strokes were considered, the investigators reported.
Diffusion MRI in patients with transient ischemic attacks
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.
Final results of the Clopidogrel in High-risk patients with Acute Nondisabling Cerebrovascular Events (CHANCE) study, suggesting that a short course of dual antiplatelet therapy appears to be beneficial after stroke or transient ischemic attack
(TIA), has now been published
A 57-year- old male was admitted due to recurrent onset of transient ischemic attack
Bouteflika, 76, suffered a transient ischemic attack
last month and is currently hospitalized in Paris.
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.