Catching strokes before they happen: The importance of early neuroimaging findings in TIA and minor ischemic stroke

Albert J Yoo, Ronil V. Chandra, Thabele M Leslie-Mazwi

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Patients presenting with transient ischemic attack are at elevated risk of future stroke. Early neuroimaging is critical for identifying patients who are at high risk and require urgent evaluation and treatment. The CATCH study confirms the importance of vessel imaging using CT angiography and parenchymal imaging using MRI diffusion techniques.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)847-850
Number of pages4
JournalExpert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • CT
  • DWI
  • neuroimaging
  • recurrent stroke
  • transient ischemic attack

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