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Transient ischaemic attack - Obtaining a differential diagnosis and predicting patient risk

Abstract:

Transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is common and the total number of TIAs is likely to increase with the ageing of the population. It is a heterogeneous condition with a range of possible presentations, making diagnosis challenging. The differential diagnosis includes other serious conditions, so accurate, early diagnosis is important. The risk of stroke early after TIA has recently been shown to be approximately 5% at seven days and 10-15% at three months, while overall cardiovascular risk is ...

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Journal:
European Neurological Review
Volume:
5
Issue:
1
Pages:
44-48
Publication date:
2010
EISSN:
1758-3845
ISSN:
1758-3837
URN:
uuid:75c60ea9-5a3f-4d26-aea5-6c5955d4dc62
Source identifiers:
321351
Local pid:
pubs:321351

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