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Why are stroke patients excluded from TPA therapy? An analysis of patient eligibility.

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BACKGROUND: Thrombolytic therapy for acute stroke (<3 hours) will not have a major impact on death and dependency unless it is accessible to more patients. OBJECTIVE: To determine why patients with ischemic stroke did not receive IV TPA and assess the availability of this therapy to patients with ischemic stroke. METHODS: Consecutive patients with acute ischemic stroke were prospectively identified at a university teaching hospital between October 1996 and December 1999. Additional patient...

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10.1212/wnl.56.8.1015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Stroke and Geratology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Neurology
Volume:
56
Issue:
8
Pages:
1015-1020
Publication date:
2001-04-05
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
URN:
uuid:9b9c7d40-88d7-4123-b28b-0af64a88a15f
Source identifiers:
79121
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pubs:79121

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