transient ischemic attack


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transient ischemic attack

[‚tranch·ənt i‚skēm·ik ə′tak]
(medicine)
A brief loss of nerve function caused by a temporary lack of adequate blood flow and oxygen to the brain due to a rupture in the carotid arteries leading to the brain.
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One-year risk of stroke after transient ischemic attack or minor stroke.
Impact of an emergency department observation unit transient ischemic attack protocol on length of stay and cost.
Detectability of ischemic lesions on diffusion-weighted imaging is biphasic after transient ischemic attack," Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, vol.
This complements work already under way in Wales to improve stroke services and to educate people of the factors that can increase the risk of stroke or transient ischemic attack, including an unhealthy lifestyle and diet or high blood pressure.
Supplement to the guidelines for the management of transient ischemic attacks.
During 261,681 person-years of follow-up of the cohort that remained free of ICH, 6,843 patients were diagnosed with a first ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack, or systemic embolism.
Also, the one-third of the men and women who reported being inactive were 20 percent more likely than those who exercised four or more times a week to suffer a stroke or transient ischemic attack ("mini" stroke), the study found.
Stroke sourcebook; basic consumer health information about ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, transient ischemic attack, and other forms of brain attack.
Definition and evaluation of transient ischemic attack a scientific statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association Stroke Council; Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia; Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention; Council on Cardiovascular Nursing; and the Interdisciplinary Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease.
Additionally, when "looking specifically at patients with a history of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), the analysis.
A 66-YEAR-OLD MAN on warfarin therapy for chronic atrial fibrillation and a transient ischemic attack underwent lithotripsy for kidney stones.
These people include those with heart problems, a chest complaint or breathing difficulties, kidney disease, lowered immunity due to disease or treatment, liver disease, a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), diabetes, a neurological condition, problems with the spleen, or those who are pregnant.

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