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Related to mini-stroke: Transient ischaemic attack

mini-stroke

A colloquial and imprecise term for a transient ischemic attack.
See also: stroke
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It also found that although 83% of people said they would be worried if they experienced the symptoms of a mini-stroke, 78% wouldn't take emergency action and go to hospital.
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Half of mini-strokes lead to major stroke within 24 hours of the first event, a new research has found.
The research, funded by the Irish Heart Foundation, was based on a study of 60 people who had suffered a mini-stroke.
A mini-stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is briefly interrupted, causing symptoms similar to a stroke but not as long-lasting.
Transient ischemic attack (TIA) is called mini-stroke because it produces stroke-like symptoms but rarely causes lasting damage.
PATIENTS who suffer a mini-stroke are routinely missing out on potentially life-saving surgery in Wales, a damning audit reveals today.
Thomas has only played once for Wales - versus Australia - since Jenkins took over in the summer after suffering a mini-stroke amid the Mike Ruddock affair 11 months ago.
AT FIRST glance, today's audit of patients undergoing surgery after suffering a mini-stroke appears to be yet another depressing consequence of Wales' poor track record on looking after stroke victims.
Thomas has only played once for Wales since Jenkins took over in the summer - versus Australia - after suffering a mini-stroke amid the Mike Ruddock affair 11 months ago.
The Lanarkshire-born star had suffered a mini-stroke - then docs spotted the tumour during a scan.
Ron's promotion to take Terry's seat as ITV's main Premiership pundit hasn't worked brilliantly so far (how could it when Big Ron at his most eloquent sounds like he's in the middle of a mini-stroke?); and if Leeds' appalling form continues it won't be long before chairman Peter Ridsdale, showing the same brand of self-protective ruthlessness that did for David O'Leary, makes Tel available for his old studio duties once again.
HOLLY White suffered her first "mini-stroke" when she was 10.