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Transient Ischaemic Attacks of the Brain and Eye by Graeme J. Hankey

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Published by W.B. Saunders Company .
Written in English


  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Ophthalmology,
  • General,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9649974M
ISBN 100702015903
ISBN 109780702015908

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One serious effect is a problem called a transient ischemic attack, or TIA for short. When you have a TIA, the flow of blood to part of your brain gets cut off for a short time.   For assistance, please contact: AAN Members () or () (International) Non-AAN Member subscribers () or () option 3, select 1 Author: C. M. Fisher. A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) happens when the blood supply to your brain is blocked temporarily. The signs are the same as for a stroke, but they disappear within a short time. Often, they are only present for a few minutes. After a suspected TIA, your doctor will do tests to provide a diagnosis and decide what treatment you need. Transient Ischaemic Attacks of the Brain and Eye by Graeme J. Hankey; Charles P. Warlow A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.

  Transient Ischaemic Attacks of the Brain and Eye is a marvelous monograph put together by Hankey and Warlow at a time when brain ischemia is receiving much needed attention, not only from the lay public and general medical practitioners but also from prominent political forces. There has been a need to concisely and yet comprehensively review the Author: Mitesh V. Shah, José Biller. The eye can also be affected resulting in loss of vision in one eye. This is called Amaurosis Fugax. These attacks may only last for a few minutes or hours and are usually better within a day. What causes TIAs? TIAs and strokes are caused by narrowing and blockages of the blood vessels that supply the brain. Transient Ischemic Attack Definition A transient ischemic attack, or TIA, is often described as a mini-stroke. Unlike a stroke, however, the symptoms can disappear within a few minutes. TIAs and strokes are both caused by a disruption of the blood flow to the brain. In TIAs and most strokes, this disruption is caused by a blood clot blocking one of the. The risk factors of transient ischemic attacks are as follows: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, IV drug use, cocaine use, excessive alcohol, use of oral contraceptives, and lack of exercise causing obesity. Patients suffering from a transient ischemic attack need to see a doctor as soon as possible.

  During an eye exam, you may find an explanation for the transient vision loss; however, the patient’s ocular health may also be unremarkable. In any case of TMVL, consider the patient’s overall health and order a carotid ultrasound to evaluate the patient for . Major problems in neurology (27): Transient ischaemic attacks of the brain and eye. G. J. Hankey and C. P. Warlow. W. B. Saunders Limited, Cited by: 1. Transient ischaemic attacks (TIAs) cause temporary loss of brain function, lasting less than 30 min, with total recovery within 24 h; there is rarely loss of consciousness. It is possible to have several attacks in one day. Reversible ischaemic neurological defects are lengthy TIAs that continue for more than 12 h. LNC: MTHU, LA English: Attacks, Transient Ischemic, Ischemic Attack, Transient, Ischemic Attacks, Transient, Transient Ischemic Attack, Transient Ischemic Attacks, Attack, Transient Ischemic, TIA - Transient ischaem attack, TIA - Transient ischemic attack, Transient cerebral ischaemic attack, unspecified, Transient cerebral ischemic attack, .