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Risk of recurrent stroke, other vascular events and dementia after transient ischaemic attack and stroke.

Abstract:

The early risk of recurrence after transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke is high, ranging from 11% at 7 days in population-based studies, where patients are seen non-urgently, to 3% at 7 days in studies where patients are seen urgently in specialist services. In long-term (up to 10 years) studies of vascular risks after TIA and stroke, the risk of stroke is highest early after the event, and then falls, whereas the risk of coronary events is constant over the follow-up period at ar...

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10.1159/000209260

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland)
Volume:
27 Suppl 3
Issue:
SUPPL. 3
Pages:
1-11
Publication date:
2009-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1421-9786
ISSN:
1015-9770
URN:
uuid:df59dc69-9a2b-45ab-931f-bde831f58f6d
Source identifiers:
118973
Local pid:
pubs:118973

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