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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) or mini-strokes, are brief episodes of stroke symptoms that typically last less than 24 hours. Generally, no permanent loss of ability is noticed after a TIA.
Our stroke caregivers also 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 symptoms of TIA include:
15% of all stroke patients will have experienced a TIA prior to the stroke. The risk of stroke after TIA is:
After a minor stroke, the risk of recurrence is even greater:
The faster a stroke patient receives treatment, the better the chances of recovery.
3000 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27610