Items Tagged ‘transient ischemic attack’

February 1, 2012

Signs and symptoms of a ministroke or TIA


Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord is expected to return to work this week after suffering a transient ischemic attack (TIA), often referred to as a ministroke, during a City Council meeting last week.…”TIAs may recur and each TIA increases the risk of a subsequent stroke,” wrote Dr. Jerry Swanson on Arizona Family, by Catherine Holland, […]

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Tags: Dr. Jerry Swanson, Georgia Lord, Goodyear Mayor, ministroke, TIA, transient ischemic attack

November 20, 2009

Stroke incidence related to PCI steady over 15 years

By Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic researchers are reporting that rates of stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) related to PCI at their institution have remained steady over the past 15 years, at around 0.39%.   They interpret the results as good news. “Despite the fact that we’re dealing with an older, sicker population, with more complex disease, the […]

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Tags: PCI, stroke, transient ischemic attack

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