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Corticosteroids for acute ischaemic stroke.

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BACKGROUND: Much of the brain swelling in ischaemic stroke is due to cytotoxic oedema, which is related to cell membrane dysfunction. Early treatment with corticosteroids may help reduce the swelling and improve the outcomes after a stroke. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this review was to assess the effect of corticosteroids in acute presumed ischaemic stroke. SEARCH STRATEGY: We searched the Cochrane Stroke Group trials register and contacted investigators in the field. SELECTION CRITERIA: P...

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10.1002/14651858.cd000064

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Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
2
Pages:
CD000064
Publication date:
2000-01-01
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:d007bb84-69ac-4c86-9f8f-045a959cd30d
Source identifiers:
94751
Local pid:
pubs:94751

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