Is transient ischemic attack a minor stroke?
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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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