Silent ischemia in minor stroke and TIA patients identified on MR imaging

@article{Coutts2005SilentII,
  title={Silent ischemia in minor stroke and TIA patients identified on MR imaging},
  author={Shelagh B. Coutts and Michael D. Hill and Jessica E. Simon and Cheul Ho Sohn and J. N. Scott and Andrew M. Demchuk},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={65},
  pages={513 - 517}
}
Background: In a general population of patients with stroke, the rate of new MRI lesions at 1 week was much higher than expected. With patients with minor stroke and TIA having a higher risk of recurrent clinical events, the authors examined whether patients with minor stroke and TIA also had a high rate of asymptomatic lesions on repeat MRI scanning. Methods: Patients with minor stroke and TIA presenting within 12 hours of symptom onset with a NIH Stroke Scale score less than six, who had a… 

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