Definition of TIA in English:

Share this entry

TIA

noun

Medicine
Short for transient ischaemic attack. temporary blood clots may cause TIAs
More example sentences
  • The first 90 days after a stroke or TIA is the most critical window for medical intervention.
  • New research has found that operating to unclog the affected blood vessels in the neck within 24 hours of having a TIA means a third do not go on to suffer another episode.
  • PTSD and other psychological disorders in stroke and TIA patients appear to be an under-recognized and undertreated problem.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: TIA

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.