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What is the difference between a cerebral vascular accident & a tia?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: TIA

Lasts less than 24 hours.
Cva is a stroke that has permanent damage.

In brief: TIA

Lasts less than 24 hours.
Cva is a stroke that has permanent damage.
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine

In brief: Cva

Tia is transient (brief) ischemic (low oxygen) attack (episode) , mini stroke , symptom last less than 24 hours, without damage.
Cva (stroke) symptom last more than 24 hours. You may recover completely, have significant damage, or die. Avoiding hypertension or treating it is important in order to prevent a first event or subsequent events (cva or tia).

In brief: Cva

Tia is transient (brief) ischemic (low oxygen) attack (episode) , mini stroke , symptom last less than 24 hours, without damage.
Cva (stroke) symptom last more than 24 hours. You may recover completely, have significant damage, or die. Avoiding hypertension or treating it is important in order to prevent a first event or subsequent events (cva or tia).
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