What is the risk of ischemic stroke after transient ischemic attack (TIA)?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Ashish Nanda, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew K Chang, MD, MS  more...
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On average, the annual risk of future ischemic stroke after a TIA or initial ischemic stroke is 3–4%, [2] with an incidence as high as 11% over the next 7 days and 24–29% over the following 5 years. [3]


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