Definition of TIA in English:

TIA

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noun

Medicine
  • short for transient ischaemic attack. temporary blood clots may cause TIAs
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    • 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.

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