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Can a heart arrhythmia cause a "tia"?
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Dr. William Scott
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Not directly
Tia stands for transient ischemic attack which is usually manifest by a temporary neurologic impairment, such as loss of vision or weakness.
An arrhythmia such as atrial fibrillation, can lead to clot formation. If a small clot dislodges, it can cause a TIA or a permanent injury known as a stroke.

In brief: Not directly
Tia stands for transient ischemic attack which is usually manifest by a temporary neurologic impairment, such as loss of vision or weakness.
An arrhythmia such as atrial fibrillation, can lead to clot formation. If a small clot dislodges, it can cause a TIA or a permanent injury known as a stroke.
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Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine
In brief: Some
Certain types of arrhythmias can under certain circumstances.

In brief: Some
Certain types of arrhythmias can under certain circumstances.
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