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Ct scan after mild stroke helps predict future stroke
Ct scan after mild stroke helps predict future stroke (December 7, 2014 - Insidermedicine)
From Ottawa - Having a CT scan a day after a mild stroke can help predict risk of future stroke, according to a report published in Stroke. Researchers studied studied over 2,000 mild stroke patients who had undergone a CT scan within the first 24 hours of their episode. Results showed that risk of second stroke within 90 days was up to 8x greater depending on impaired circulation (ischemia) seen on the CT scan.
 
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