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What does TIA stand for?

TIA stands for Transient Ischemic Attack

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He said: "The fact that every year over 150,000 people in the UK have a stroke or transient ischemic attack - that's one person every five minutes - is astonishing.
Stroke team members will also discuss the hospital's new Transient Ischemic Attack clinic, which offers mini-stroke sufferers easy and rapid access to potentially life-saving treatment.
26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The drug dabigatran was as effective as the currently recommended drug - warfarin - in preventing a subsequent stroke among people with atrial fibrillation and prior stroke or transient ischemic attack - and it did so with less bleeding according to late-breaking science presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2010.