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Indications for Extra-Intracranial Bypass Procedure: Clinical Aspects

  • Gerhard Kletter

Abstract

A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a focal disturbance of the cerebral circulation, often recurrent, that causes impaired function lasting a short period of time which then recovers without residual disability. The shortest attack is only a few seconds long, most attacks last an average of 10 to 20 minutes, and others last for several hours. The duration of the attack, within the definition, is arbitrary; most authors, however, accept a maximum period of 24 hours.

Keywords

Transient Ischemic Attack Superficial Temporal Artery Preoperative Examination Transient Cerebral Ischemia Postoperative Examination 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Wien 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Kletter
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  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of Vienna Medical SchoolViennaAustria

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