Is transient ischemic attack a minor stroke?


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Authors

  • Ettore Dolcetti Department of Neurology, IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli, Italy.
  • Antonio Bruno Department of Neurology, IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli, Italy.
  • Diego Centonze Department of Neurology, IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli; Synaptic Immunopathology Lab, Department of Systems Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy.

In the current literature, the utility of transient ischemic attack (TIA) diagnosis is under revision by the scientific community and experts. If initially this term was considered a valid diagnostic category, over the years the definition of TIA has been completely subverted, underlining the scientific lability of this nosological entity [...]


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