Age but not ABCD2 score predicts any level of carotid stenosis in either symptomatic or asymptomatic side in transient ischaemic attack

  title={Age but not ABCD2 score predicts any level of carotid stenosis in either symptomatic or asymptomatic side in transient ischaemic attack},
  author={Gurdeep S. Mannu and Myint Myint Kyu and Joao H. Bettencourt-Silva and Yoon Kong Loke and Allan B. Clark and Anthony Kneale Metcalf and John F. Potter and Phyo Kyaw Myint},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Practice},
The ABCD2 score is routinely used in assessment of transient ischaemic attack (TIA) to assess the risk of developing stroke. There remains uncertainty regarding whether the ABCD2 score could be used to help predict extent of carotid artery stenosis (CAS). 
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