Prevalence of positive diffusion-weighted imaging findings and ischemic stroke recurrence in transient ischemic attack.

@article{Gon2015PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of positive diffusion-weighted imaging findings and ischemic stroke recurrence in transient ischemic attack.},
  author={Yasufumi Gon and Manabu Sakaguchi and Shuhei Okazaki and Hideki Mochizuki and Kazuo Kitagawa},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={1000-7}
}
BACKGROUND The relationship between transient ischemic attack (TIA) clinical etiology, positive diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) findings, and stroke recurrence is controversial. This study aimed to clarify the prevalence of positive DWI findings and TIA recurrence in relation to TIA patient characteristics. METHODS The subjects were patients admitted to our stroke unit within 7 days after symptom onset between January 2006 and July 2013. We examined DWI findings and TIA recurrence according… CONTINUE READING