Evolving concepts regarding transient ischemic attacks

Bernardo Liberato, Shayam Prabhakaran, Ralph L. Sacco*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Transient ischemic attack (TIA) represents one end of the spectrum of focal brain ischemia, the other being completed infarction or ischemic stroke. The evolving technologic advancements in neuroimaging continue to change and sharpen the definition, epidemiology, and management of TIA. As a powerful risk factor for ischemic stroke, TIA deserves widespread public and physician education, urgent attention and investigation, and rapid management, The recognition and treatment of TIA provides an excellent opportunity for stroke prevention that is often missed or poorly recognized among physicians.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)274-279
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent atherosclerosis reports
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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