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Improving aetiological classification of transient ischaemic attack and ischaemic stroke

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Transient ischaemic attack (TIA) and ischaemic stroke is a heterogeneous disease with more than 150 known causes including different cardiac, arterial, hemodynamic and other systemic abnormalities. TIA and ischaemic stroke of different aetiology have been suggested to have different risk factor profiles, clinical manifestations and prognoses. Therefore categorization of patients into classes congruent with the aetiology is the key to both understanding and managing stroke. Such categorizat...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Neurology

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:ac676d1b-a9a6-4ef8-93d2-28eb696cc36d
Local pid:
ora:10037

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