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Are basilar tias a risk factor for ischemic stroke? My dad had a medulla stroke right below basilar artery, both of us have had bas. Tia in the past

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Dr. Anthony Filly
Radiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Tia's are essentially strokes that don't progress to permanent damage.
So any TIA is a risk factor for stroke.

In brief: Yes

Tia's are essentially strokes that don't progress to permanent damage.
So any TIA is a risk factor for stroke.
Dr. Anthony Filly
Dr. Anthony Filly
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Posterior circulation tias are a risk for stroke.
Basilar artery strokes are very dangerous. Please follow up with your neurologist. Need to decrease risk factors and need antiplatelet medicine when your doctor thinks it is safe. Also refer to stroke.Org.

In brief: Yes

Posterior circulation tias are a risk for stroke.
Basilar artery strokes are very dangerous. Please follow up with your neurologist. Need to decrease risk factors and need antiplatelet medicine when your doctor thinks it is safe. Also refer to stroke.Org.
Dr. Michael Korona
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