Adam Wachter

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Transient ischemic attack

Transient ischemic attack I. What every physician needs to know. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association defines transient ischemic attack (TIA) as “a transient episode of neurological dysfunction caused by focal brain, spinal cord, or retinal ischemia, without acute infarction.” In the past, TIA was defined simply as a focal ischemic neurologic event lasting less…

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