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Timing of recanalization after intravenous thrombolysis and functional outcomes after acute ischemic stroke.

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BACKGROUND: Recanalization of occluded intracranial arteries remains the aim of intravenous (IV) tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) therapy in acute ischemic stroke (AIS). OBJECTIVE: To examine the timing and impact of recanalization on functional outcomes in AIS. DESIGN: A longitudinal cohort of consecutive IV tPA–treated patients with AIS from January 2007 through December 2010. Data were collected for demography, risk factors, stroke subtypes, blood pressure, and National Institutes of He...

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10.1001/2013.jamaneurol.547

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Journal:
JAMA neurology
Volume:
70
Issue:
3
Pages:
353-358
Publication date:
2013-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2168-6157
ISSN:
2168-6149
URN:
uuid:01135596-251e-4625-b60d-3386bf52f241
Source identifiers:
479647
Local pid:
pubs:479647

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