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Effect of urgent treatment of transient ischaemic attack and minor stroke on early recurrent stroke (EXPRESS study): a prospective population-based sequential comparison.

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BACKGROUND: The risk of recurrent stroke is up to 10% in the week after a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke. Modelling studies suggest that urgent use of existing preventive treatments could reduce the risk by 80-90%, but in the absence of evidence many health-care systems make little provision. Our aim was to determine the effect of more rapid treatment after TIA and minor stroke in patients who are not admitted direct to hospital. METHODS: We did a prospective before (phase 1...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Chandratheva, A More by this author
Marquardt, L More by this author
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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
370
Issue:
9596
Pages:
1432-1442
Publication date:
2007-10-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:6cb50272-bd15-4315-be00-26583f230312
Source identifiers:
119265
Local pid:
pubs:119265

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