Latest News on Ischemic Stroke Research: Jan – 2020

Posted on January 9, 2020Categories CardiologyTags ,   Leave a comment on Latest News on Ischemic Stroke Research: Jan – 2020

Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Acute Ischemic Stroke BACKGROUND: therapy for acute ischaemic stroke has been approached cautiously because there have been high rates of intracerebral hemorrhage in early clinical trials. We performed a randomized, double-blind trial of intravenous recombinant tissue urokinase (t-PA) for ischaemic stroke after recent pilot studies suggested that t-PA was beneficial when treatment was begun within three hours of the onset of stroke. METHODS: The trial had two parts. Part 1 (in which 291 patients were enrolled) … Continue reading “Latest News on Ischemic Stroke Research: Jan – 2020”