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Thrombolytic agents for acute ischaemic stroke treatment: the past, present and future.

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Despite advances in the diagnosis and treatment of acute ischaemic stroke in the past two decades, stroke has remained the third cause of mortality and the single leading cause of disability worldwide. The immediate goal of acute ischaemic stroke therapy is to salvage the ischaemic penumbra through recanalisation of the occluded cerebral blood vessel. This is currently achieved through thrombolytics, which are pharmacological agents that can break up a clot blocking the flow of blood. To date...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
Stroke and Geratology
Role:
Author
Journal:
CNS and neurological disorders drug targets
Volume:
12
Issue:
2
Pages:
145-154
Publication date:
2013-03-01
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EISSN:
1996-3181
ISSN:
1871-5273
Source identifiers:
384122
Language:
English
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uuid:6805ca34-7dbb-4af2-8d40-b96aa3a1a541
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2013-11-16

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