Transient ischaemic attacks: time to wake up

Heart. 2007 Aug;93(8):893-4. doi: 10.1136/hrt.2007.121111.


The risk of stroke in the week after a transient ischaemic attack or minor stroke is high and relatively predictable. Emergency investigation and treatment are justified.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Endarterectomy, Carotid
  • Humans
  • Ischemic Attack, Transient / complications*
  • Ischemic Attack, Transient / therapy
  • Patient Selection*
  • Risk
  • Stroke / complications*
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Time Factors