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Investigation and Management of TGA

  • A. J. Larner
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Abstract

This chapter considers the investigation and management of TGA. Investigations undertaken when patients are seen after the event, the most common clinical scenario, are generally normal and probably unnecessary if a definite (criteria-based) clinical diagnosis of pure TGA has been made. Investigations during the attack have clarified the exact nature of the neuropsychological deficit and revealed neuroimaging changes within memory-eloquent brain structures, possibly shedding light on disease pathogenesis. Since TGA is self-limiting, no specific treatment or management advice is required. Patients are sometimes erroneously told that they cannot drive.

Keywords

TGA Neuropsychology Neuroimaging Neurophysiology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Larner
    • 1
  1. 1.Cognitive Function ClinicWalton Centre for Neurology and NeurosurgeryLiverpoolUK

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