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What is the treatment for mini-stroke?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Evaluation

To see if really a stroke.
Carotid ultrasound or cta neck. Head ct and possibly mri. Risk factor control. Maybe aspirin. Stop smoking. See www.Stroke.Org.

In brief: Evaluation

To see if really a stroke.
Carotid ultrasound or cta neck. Head ct and possibly mri. Risk factor control. Maybe aspirin. Stop smoking. See www.Stroke.Org.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: A thorough work up

A mini stroke is usally a tia.
Its a warning that a full blown strke may be coming. A thorough work up for correctable cause like afub of poorly controlled hypertension etc.Then treat with antiplatelets like asperin or plavix. Coumadin (warfarin) if in afib. Statin therapy and blood pressure meds. Wt loss and exercise. Good diabetes controll.

In brief: A thorough work up

A mini stroke is usally a tia.
Its a warning that a full blown strke may be coming. A thorough work up for correctable cause like afub of poorly controlled hypertension etc.Then treat with antiplatelets like asperin or plavix. Coumadin (warfarin) if in afib. Statin therapy and blood pressure meds. Wt loss and exercise. Good diabetes controll.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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