Outcome of 314 patients with transient ischemic attacks.

  title={Outcome of 314 patients with transient ischemic attacks.},
  author={Antti Muuronen and Markku Kaste},
  volume={13 1},
Between 1967 and 1976, 314 patients with transient ischemic attack (TIA) were evaluated and treated. Follow-up has been from 2.8 to 13.2 years (mean 7.8). As of 1979, 55 of the patients had succumbed to cardiovascular disease (28), cerebrovascular disease (9), malignancy (10), and other causes (8). During the follow-up period, 15 patients suffered brain infarction (4.8% under the risk) while 40 had myocardial infarction (12.7%) under the risk). Brain infarction occurred as often in patients… CONTINUE READING


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