Estimating Risk of Stroke After TIA

JAMA Neurology

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What The Study Did: This study combined the results of 68 studies with 200,000 patients to estimate the subsequent risk of ischemic stroke (when a blood vessel to the brain is blocked usually by a blood clot) after a transient ischemic attack (TIA)and how that risk has changed over time.

Authors: Ramin Zand, M.D., M.P.H., of Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.3627)

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