Hemostatic Balance Index in TIA Patients: Sex-Related Changes
- Transient Ischemic Attacks: A Neurologic Emergency? Leifer, Dana // Neurology Alert;Feb2008, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p42
Two recent studies suggest that rapid TIA evaluation and treatment can reduce stroke risk.
- Recognising the signs of a stroke. // Practice Nurse;2/27/2009, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p54
The article offers information on the signs and symptoms of stroke. The prevalence of stroke in Great Britain is estimated. It describes the event leading to stroke. The components of the FAST test for recognizing the symptoms of stroke are facial weaknesses, arm weakness, speech problems and...
- Secondary Prevention of Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease. What Is the Evidence? Paraskevas, Kosmas I.; Daskalopoulou, Stella S.; Daskalopoulos, Marios E.; Liapis, Christos D. // Angiology;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p539
Patients who had a transient ischemic attack or stroke are at increased risk of experiencing recurrent cerebrovascular events. For this reason, secondary prevention of ischemic cerebrovascular disease is essential. Several modifiable, lifestyle-associated risk factors have been implicated, such...
- Stroke and TIA. // Update;1/20/2005, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p24
The article presents information about the recognition of patients of transient ischaemic attack (TIA). Stroke is a clinical diagnosis, with the definition being a syndrome characterised by rapidly developing clinical symptoms and/or signs of focal loss of cerebral function, with symptoms...
- Introduction to the Symposium on Cerebrovascular Diseases. Caplan, Louis R. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2004, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p934
Introduces a series of articles on cerebrovascular diseases. Carotid artery disease; Ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attacks; Genetics of cerebrovascular diseases.
- What you need to know about ministrokes or TIA. // Patient Care;Mar2004, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p65
Presents information on transient ischemic attack (TIA). Similarity of TIA to a stroke; Symptoms of TIA such as dizziness and loss of balance or coordination; Risk factors of TIA.
- Delivering High-Quality Stroke Care: A UK Perspective. Rudd, Anthony G. // Current Medical Literature: Stroke Review;2004, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p89
Summarizes the effects of a British national stroke program aiming to improve stroke care, focusing on audit and guidelines, and reports some of the recent audit results and changes to the recommendations made in guidelines in Great Britain. Lack of a randomized, controlled trial evidence to...
- Recurrent cerebrovascular ischaemic events in patients with interatrial septal abnormalities: a follow-up study. Cerrato, P.; Priano, L.; Imperiale, D.; Bosco, G.; Destefanis, E.; Villar, A.; Ribezzo, M.; Trevi, G.; Bergamasco, B.; Orzan, F. // Neurological Sciences;Feb2006, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p411
The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk of recurrent ischaemic cerebrovascular events (stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA)) in patients with patent foramen ovale (PFO) or atrial septal aneurysm (ASA) treated with different therapeutic regimens. We enrolled 86 patients aged...
- ABCD score predicts 30-day stroke risk for patients with TIA. Tsivgoulis, G.; Spengos, K.; Manta, P. // Journal of Family Practice;Mar2007, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p185
The article discusses the study that determines whether clinical factors reliably predict which patients with transient ischemic attacks (TIA) will experience a stroke in the next 30 days. The study involves 226 consecutive patients hospitalized with TIA, wherein the outcome, predicted by the...