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Performance of the ABCD and ABCD2 scores in TIA patients with carotid stenosis and atrial fibrillation.

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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...

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10.1159/000104483

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland)
Volume:
24
Issue:
2-3
Pages:
231-235
Publication date:
2007-01-01
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EISSN:
1421-9786
ISSN:
1015-9770
URN:
uuid:04c1ee67-6be8-4f03-9795-1d1c678ff563
Source identifiers:
119567
Local pid:
pubs:119567

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