Transient ischemic attack

transient ischemic attack: A brief attack (from a few minutes to an hour) of cerebral dysfunction of vascular origin, with no persistent neurological deficit.

Endpoint definition

Name I9_TIA
Long name Transient ischemic attack
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: G45, ICD-9: 435, ICD-8: 435
Hospital Discharge registry: exclude ICD-10 G454
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: G45, ICD-9: 435, ICD-8: 435
Cause of Death registry: exclude ICD-10 G454
First defined in version DF2
Latin name Ischaemia cerebri transitoria et syndomata cognata

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 8835 4455 4380
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 4.07 3.63 4.65
Mean age at first event (years) 64.54 64.41 64.67
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 6.64 5.79 7.51

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1.0 1.0 1.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 17.57 17.55 17.58

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Transient ischemic attack
after Transient ischemic attack

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Transient ischemic attack