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A third type of stroke event is the TIA. These are mini-strokes and are brief episodic stroke symptoms that typically last less than 24 hours. Generally, no permanent loss of ability is noticed after a TIA.
Here are typical symptoms of a TIA:
It’s important to monitor patients who have experienced TIAs. Fifteen percent of all stroke patients will have experienced a TIA prior to the stroke. Here is the risk of stroke after TIA:
After a minor stroke, the risk of recurrence is even greater:
At WakeMed, we provide treatment and observation of patients suspected of having a TIA, including expedited diagnostic testing, risk factor identification and management, and patient and family education.
The faster a stroke patient receives treatment, the better the chances of recovery.
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