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Thrombolysis Guided by Perfusion Imaging up to 9 Hours after Onset of Stroke

H Ma, B Campbell, M Parsons, for the EXTEND Investigators New Eng J Med, 2019, 380:1795-1803


Current guidelines for use of intravenous thrombolysis for acute stroke generally recommend initiation within 4.5 hours of symptom onset. This multicenter, placebo controlled RCT;

  • Enrolled adults with excellent functional status prior to enrolment, had stroke with NIHSS...


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it is important to note that even delayed beyond 4 to 6 hours TLT in stroke,is associated with an increased chances of good neurologic outcomes; even if, there is also an associated increased risk of cerebral hemorrhage!!
FREOKUMAR-04 Dec, 2019 04:08:31 PM