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Services - Stroke Prevention & Treatment

Stroke Risk Calculator

This tool can predict a patient's stroke risk 90 days after a
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA).

Risk Factor

Age
> 60 years (1 point)
< 60  years (0 points)

Blood pressure
Systolic BP > 140mm Hg, or
Diastolic BP > 90 mm Hg (1 point)

Systolic BP < 140 mm Hg, or
Diastolic BP < 90 mm Hg (0 points)

Clinical featurs of TIA
Unilateral weakness with or without speech impairment (2 points)
Speech impairment without unilateral weakness (1 point)

Duration
TIA duration > 60 minutes (2 points)
TIA duration 10-50 minutes (1 point)

Diabetes
Yes (1 point)
No (0 points)

Total ABCD score and 90 day stroke risk assessment after a TIA.

ABCD Score         90 day stroke risk

1                             2%
2                             4%
3                             4%
4                             10%
5                             14%
6                             18%
7                             22%

References

Appointments

Call: 617.638.8456
Fax: 617.638.8465
Email: stroke@bmc.org


Boston Medical Center
Department of Neurology
Shapiro Center
7th Floor, Suite 7B
725 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118


Refer a Patient

Call: 800.682.2862


For Research Information

Contact Helena Lau,
Call: 617.414.1171
Fax: 617.638.5354
stroke@bmc.org or
hlau@bu.edu


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Areas of Expertise

Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs)
Brain Aneurysm Care
Carotid Artery Disease
Dural Arteriovenous Fistula (DAVF)
Spine Care
Stroke Prevention & Treatment

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