Addition of brain and carotid imaging to the ABCD(2) score to identify patients at early risk of stroke after transient ischaemic attack: a multicentre observational study


MERWICK A., Albers G. W., AMARENCO P., Arsava E. M., AY H., CALVET D., ...More

LANCET NEUROLOGY, vol.9, no.11, pp.1060-1069, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s1474-4422(10)70240-4
  • Journal Name: LANCET NEUROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1060-1069
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background The ABCD(2) score improves stratification of patients with transient ischaemic attack by early stroke risk. We aimed to develop two new versions of the score: one that was based on preclinical information and one that was based on imaging and other secondary care assessments.