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[Thrombolysis of the basilar artery: 5-year results from the Saarland stroke registry]

Abstract:

Acute thrombosis of the basilar artery has a fatal outcome if left untreated. The relatively good prognosis with intra-arterial thrombolysis makes it the therapy of choice for acute basilar thrombosis. In the Saarland stroke registry, we analyzed 47 patients with angiographically proven basilar artery thrombosis within the last 5 years. We observed a better outcome in patients with good income, with recanalization, and a short time between onset of symptoms and start of thrombolysis. The comp...

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10.1007/s00117-005-1221-2

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Grunwald, IQ More by this author
Struffert, T More by this author
Papanagiotou, P More by this author
Scheuermann, J More by this author
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Journal:
Der Radiologe
Volume:
45
Issue:
5
Pages:
448-454
Publication date:
2005-05-05
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EISSN:
1432-2102
ISSN:
0033-832X
URN:
uuid:04c714cd-c28a-402d-ad40-da3714d4a6f8
Source identifiers:
322262
Local pid:
pubs:322262

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