A 46-year-old member asked:
What's the difference between a TIA and a cva?
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Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
TIA & Stroke: Transient ischemic attack by definition symptoms resolve within 24 hours, be it slurred speech or weakness of extremity. This is due to temporary occlusion of the aren't decry of the brain. In contrast a stroke with residual defects occur when an artery is completely blocked. At this time it is not reversible.
Answered on Dec 26, 2017
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