BACKGROUND: It has been suggested that scores for risk stratification of TIA patients might not identify patients with carotid stenosis or atrial fibrillation (AF) and that this might undermine the usefulness of such scores. METHODS: In patients with TIA in the Oxford Vascular Study, we studied the associations between ABCD and ABCD2 scores, the presence of > or =50% ipsilateral carotid stenosis or AF, and the risk of stroke at 7 days. RESULTS: Among 285 TIA patients (from 559 referrals of...Expand abstract
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Performance of the ABCD and ABCD2 scores in TIA patients with carotid stenosis and atrial fibrillation.
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