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What is the place of thrombolysis in acute stroke? A review of the literature and a current perspective.

Abstract:

The global burden of stroke, the undisputed success of intravenous thrombolysis in the management of myocardial infarction and subsequent evidence from animal models of cerebral infarction have all fuelled intense interest in the potential role for thrombolytic agents in the acute management of stroke in clinical practice. Before any clinical treatment is introduced universally its safety and efficacy must be demonstrated in the routine clinical environment and not just within the ideal condi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Jenkins, PF More by this author
Journal:
Clinical medicine (London, England)
Volume:
8
Issue:
3
Pages:
253-258
Publication date:
2008-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-4893
ISSN:
1470-2118
URN:
uuid:6a8ebd01-5cec-4ccf-aa10-6ec6619ee619
Source identifiers:
245069
Local pid:
pubs:245069

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