Transient global amnesia and transient ischemic attack. Natural history, vascular risk factors, and associated conditions.

@article{Zorzon1995TransientGA,
  title={Transient global amnesia and transient ischemic attack. Natural history, vascular risk factors, and associated conditions.},
  author={Marino Zorzon and Lucia Antonutti and Giovanni Mas{\`e} and Emanuele Biasutti and B. Vitrani and Giuseppe Cazzato},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1995},
  volume={26 9},
  pages={
          1536-42
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The purpose of the present study was to make an attempt to ascertain the etiology of transient global amnesia (TGA), which is still disputed more than 30 years after the first description of this clinical entity. METHODS In a case-control study, we compared the prevalence of vascular risk factors in 64 TGA patients with 64 first-ever transient ischemic attack (TIA) control subjects and 108 normal community-based control subjects matched for age and sex. We prospectively… CONTINUE READING

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