Special Issue "Transient Ischemic Attack"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 December 2021).
2. Clinical Neurosciences Group, Biomedical Research Institute of Lleida (IRBLleida), Lleida, Spain
Interests: stroke; transient ischemic attack; neuroimaging; prognosis; metabolomics; lipidomics; biomarkers; acute phase treatment; elderly; cognitive and affective vascular impairment; animal models of stroke
Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) are short-lived stroke warning symptoms that identify people at particularly high risk of a disabling stroke or other serious vascular events. The management of transient ischemic attack (TIA) has gained significant attention in the last decade after relevant studies that indicated how early management improves the natural evolution of these patients. At present, some issues related to TIA remain with great clinical interest, such as: sex differences in the clinical presentation and outcomes after TIA, long-term risk of stroke recurrence and risk of major vascular events, usefulness of clinical scales to different mimic events from TIA events, and the preconditioning effect of recent previous TIA events.
We welcome research that gives evidence about short- and long-term outcomes after TIA, improving the management and diagnosis process of TIA.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Original research papers and reports on mechanisms of TIA;
- Trial human study protocols of TIA;
- Results of registries in TIA patients;
- Review articles in the field of TIA;
- Results of intensive management in TIA patients.
Prof. Francisco Purroy
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- transient ischemic attack
- TIA management
- risk of stroke