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Surgical management of transient ischaemic attack

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JV Taylor, ChM FRCS, D Williams, MD FRCS
Foundation Years Journal, volume 6, issue 4, p.20 (123Doc Education, London, April 2012)


A 73 year old female hypertensive, non diabetic ex-smoker presented to her GP with a history of sudden inability to drive eight days previously. This episode was short lived, resolving after a few hours but there were still some residual problems with coordination whilst conducting activities of daily living.

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JV Taylor, ChM FRCS

Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Northern Devon Healthcare
North Devon District Hospital
Raleigh Park
EX31 4JB

D Williams, MD FRCS

Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Northern Devon Healthcare
North Devon District Hospital
Raleigh Park
EX31 4JB


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